Metrology Act, 1996



Short title, commencement and scope.

1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Metrology Act, 1996.

(2) Except as otherwise provided, this Act shall come into operation on such day as the Minister shall by order appoint.

(3) The Packaged Goods (Quantity Control) Act, 1980 , and this Act may be cited together as the Metrology Acts, 1980 to 1996, and shall be construed together as one Act.

(4) Without prejudice to section 18 , this Act applies to measurements made and to instruments used for the purpose of trade and any other use which the Minister prescribes.