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E-commerce companies asked to display MRP from January 1 or pay fines 27 Dec, 2017, 11.59 AM IST “If ecommerce companies do not comply with the new rules, they will be penalised under Section 36 of the Legal Metrology Act,” said a senior official. 9 of 2014 Legal Metrology Act, 2014 ‘‘verification body’’ means a body— (a) accredited in terms of section 22 of the Accreditation for Conformity Assessment, Calibration and Good Laboratory PracticeAct, 2006 (Act No.19 Whoever manufactures, packs, imports, sells, distributes, delivers or otherwise transfers, offers, exposes or possesses for sale, or causes to be sold, distributed, delivered or otherwise transferred, offered, exposed for sale any pre-packaged commodity which does not conform to the declarations on the package as provided in this Act, shall be punished with fine which may extend to twenty-five thousand rupees, for the … endstream endobj 1264 0 obj <>/Metadata 118 0 R/OCProperties<>/OCGs[1269 0 R]>>/PageLabels 1254 0 R/PageLayout/OneColumn/Pages 1256 0 R/PieceInfo<>>>/StructTreeRoot 129 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 1265 0 obj <>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/Properties<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 1266 0 obj <>stream There have been certain amendments to the said Act and the Rules as well. Try out our Premium Member services: Virtual Legal Assistant, Query Alert Service and an ad-free experience. (3) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act. 1. And that the same was an offence punishable under Section 36(1) of the LM Act. The Legal Metrology Act 9 of 2014 aims: to provide for the administration and maintenance of legal metrology technical regulations in order to promote fair trade and to protect public health and safety and the environment; and; to provide for matters connected therewith. The section 36(1) reads as follows: “ Penalty for selling, etc., of non-standard packages. Commencement. 7. (b) "Committee" means the Advisory Committee constituted under rule 7; %%EOF 37661 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 19 May 2014 Act No. 5000 is the fine payable for retailers or wholesale dealer in this case. 1. it is further contended that section 24(1) of the legal metrology act, 2009 and rule 16(1) of the rules of 2011, empowers the controller to specify the place of verification and procedure for collection of fees. For a more formal presentation of legal metrology please refer to OIML D 1:2012 Considerations for a law on metrology. The new law seeks to repeal the over three-decade-old cumbersome Standards of Weights & Measures Act, 1976. Non Suspension of Beam Scale in trade premises. Act ID: 201001: Act Number: 01: Enactment Date: 2010-01-13: Act Year: 2010: Short Title: The Legal Metrology Act, 2009: Long Title: An Act to establish and enforce standards of weights and measures, regulate trade and commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Short title, extent and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the Legal Metrology Act, 2009. 4. [21] Section 36 (2) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009. During trial, the prosecution examined 3 numbers of witnesses, exhibited 4 documents and closed its evidence. Free for one month and pay only if you like it. S 53(1) Provision of any Rule made under the Act: 53(3) In making any Rule under this section, the State Government may provide that a breach thereof shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees. - (1) These rules may be called the Indian Institute of Legal Metrology Rules, 2011, (2) They shall come into force on the 1 st day of April, 2011. Read with Rule 32. $~�001��Y������0 ��� Recent Amendment. 5. Section 36 in The Legal Metrology Act, 2009. [20] Section 36 (1) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009. Declarations to be made on every package. Short title. (2) When expressing a quantity less than,-. The provisions of the Act came into force on April 1, 2011. New Delhi 7th March, 2011. %PDF-1.5 %���� - In these rules, unless the context otherwise required:-(a) "Act" means the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (1 of 2010). Commodities) Rules, 1977 have been repealed and in their place Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (the Act) and Legal Metrology (Pacakged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (the Rules) have been brought into existance by Government of India. Contravention of Section 29 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 i.e. 1276 0 obj <>stream Section - 2. 3. An act to establish and enforce standards of weights and measures, regulate trade and commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weights, measure or number and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto”. Contravention of Section 36(1) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 i.e. (1) Whoever manufactures, packs, imports, sells, distributes, delivers or otherwise transfers, offers, exposes or possesses for sale, or causes to be sold, distributed, delivered or otherwise transferred, offered, exposed for sale any pre-packaged commodity which does not conform to the declarations on the package as provided in this Act, shall be punished with fine which may extend to twenty-five thousand rupees, for the … For examples of measurements in our daily lives, click here to view the VSL (Netherlands) video "Metrology in … —Whoever imports any non-standard weight or measure shall be punished with fine, which may extend to fifty thousand rupees and for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year and also with fine. The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011, framed under section 52(3) of the Act will come into force from 1st April, 2011.This is mostly an edited version of the previous Packaged Commodities Rules of 1977, corrected up to 1.1.2007, by updating of provisions, rearrangement of clauses and inclusion of provisions made through different amendment notifications. 2. Section - 1. INR 2,000. - (1) (a) the name and address of the manufacturer, or where the manufacturer is not the packer, the name and address of the manufacturer and packer and for any imported package the name and address of (2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2011. Quoting or publishing of non-standard units. (1) The units of weight or measure or number shall be specified in accordance with the units specified in sub-rule (2) or sub-rule (3), as the case may be. The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (Few Section in brief) 6. 1 August 2014 (Government Gazette 37887, 1 August 2014) (j) and (q) of sub-section (2) of section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act 2009, (1 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:-1. GSR 202 (E) .In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (j) and (q) of sub-section (2) of section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act 2009, (1 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:-1. The Central Government may, by notification, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act. 36 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, were explained to the accused to which he pleaded not guilty and claimed to be tried. Definitions. Sale of non-standard packages (Declarations) INR 5,000. THE LEGAL METROLOGY ACT, 2009 # NO. Contravention of Section 29 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 i.e. NOTIFICATION. Rule 23 Schedule XIII of Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011 Nomination Format for nomination of the Director by the Company [See Rule 29 of The Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011] 30. NOTIFICATION. Metrology is the science of weights and measures or of measurement and relates to a system of weights and measures. The Legal Metrology Act, 2009: It is a Central Act to establish and enforce standards of weights and measures, regulate trade and commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Short title and commencement 2. hޤUmO�0�O�G�P켧��H+T��Lkڈ4�#�ϳ�]�4CLc4���=g�c�9�q�>��q#�Dw=2\��HJ�|�4`��1?>�j�εZ�*)K��C1{�hq5>�k��3��2euQ�l�NX�&0zd�&�4� =7�/E�to0Ӱ2�e�8�)�;��Z�X����)Py ��t��.���0? It is contended that under the Rules, if a label is affixed for declarations, all information under Rule 6(1) ought to be declared on the label itself. 1. E-commerce companies asked to display MRP from January 1 or pay fines 27 Dec, 2017, 11.59 AM IST “If ecommerce companies do not comply with the new rules, they will be penalised under Section 36 of the Legal Metrology Act,” said a senior official. The Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (Rules) prescribe the mandatory technical and legal requirements relating to standards of weights and measures for goods which are sold or distributed in India. Central Government Act. - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (j) and (q) of sub-section (2) of section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act 2009, (1 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely :-Short title, and Commencement.- (1) These rules may be called The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. E-commerce companies asked to display MRP from January 1 or pay fines 27 Dec, 2017, 11.59 AM IST “If ecommerce companies do not comply with the new rules, they will be penalised under Section 36 of the Legal Metrology Act,” said a senior official. (1) Whoever manufactures, packs, imports, sells, distributes, delivers or otherwise transfers, offers, exposes or possesses for sale, or causes to be sold, distributed, delivered or otherwise transferred, offered, exposed for sale any pre-packaged commodity which does not conform to the declarations on the package as provided in this Act, shall be punished with fine which may extend to twenty-five thousand rupees, for the second offence, with fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees and for the subsequent offence, with fine which shall not be less than fifty thousand rupees but which may extend to one lakh rupees or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with both. Ltd. vs Union Of India And Ors. - 1. Try out our Premium Member services: Virtual Legal Assistant, Query Alert Service and an ad-free experience. National, secondary and working standards. (a) one kilogram, the unit of weight shall be the gram; The legal community has been discussing whether section 36(1) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 provides for penal action for mis-declaration/false declaration or non-declaration or both. - (1) (a) the name and address of the manufacturer, or where the manufacturer is not the packer, the name and address Section - 3. 7th March 2011. vs The State ( Nct Of Delhi ) on 13 June, 2016, M/S Ims Mercantiles Pvt. 3. 10 No. INR 2,000. Act not to apply in certain cases: 56: Existing Director, Controller and legal metrology officer not to be affected by the new qualification to be prescribed: 57: Repeal of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 and Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1985 (2) It extends to the whole of India. Section 36(1) of the Act provides penalty for manufacturing, packaging, selling, distributing, importing etc., of non-standard packages that shall be … Definitions. The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (Few Section in brief) 6. Short title, and Commencement.- The Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (1 of 2010) was implemented with effect from 1st April, 2011 the preamble of the act is as follows: 2. INR 25,000. Interpretation. 2. Statement of units of weight, measure or number.-. The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. 2. Commodities) Rules, 1977 have been repealed and in their place Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (the Act) and Legal Metrology (Pacakged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (the Rules) have been brought into existance by Government of India. On penal action against violators, the Secretary said Section 36 of the Legal Metrology Act provides penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh and also an imprisonment for a term of one year. 36 Penalty for selling, etc., of non-standard packages. Controller. THE METROLOGY ACT, 2017 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS Section 1. h�bbd``b`�� ��� Quoting or publishing of non-standard units. 0 THE LEGAL METROLOGY ACT 1985 Act 57/1985 Proclaimed by [Proclamation No. 40. }1g�QF�r��4wX�a]�1V�s�-W�NF���N(�\-k��")3�/�� �yϓw����M�:�_f�Z��R?��r��C��X! 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GSR 202 (E) — In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (j) and (q) of sub-section (2) of section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act 2009, (1 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:- 6. Mr.Leo Crasta vs State Of Karnataka on 10 July, 2018, M/S Standard Fireworks Pvt.Ltd. Provisions of this Act … Renaming of Zambia Weights and Measures Agency as 7th March 2011. Short title, and Commencement.-(1)These rules may be called The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. Sale of non-standard packages (Declarations) INR 5,000. Section 36(1) in The Legal Metrology Act, 2009. 52. ��Nf���f��e�V9�n6>��0*���b�k.Ej����;�P$[e� � ��H�c>H|Z��EV,�MV�:k�IV�f�R��w 9I~-��m�8��̪'M�Zn��¬�[7�ܾ1-��[ я18�ލb�~�a,�]��uyF��v!��. Rule 21 (1) of Meghalaya Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules 2011. Legal Metrology is the name given to all applied metrology subjected to regulations by law or government decree. The penal provisions are related to violations of The Jammu and Kashmir Standards of Weights & Measures (Enforcement) (Amendment) Act 2011 and Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and the rules made there under. 3. GSR 202 (E) — In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (j) and (q) of sub-section (2) of section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act 2009, (1 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:- Stamp of assize. Penalty for import of non-standard weight or measure. Creating global standards for use in legal metrology legislation is the role of the OIML . Short title, extent and commencement. Interpretation PART II THE ZAMBIA METROLOGY AGENCY 3. As the same were not in compliance with Section 18 of the LM Act and Rules 4, 6(1)(e) & 6(3) of the LMPC Rules. The Legal Metrology Act, 2009. 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