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Which authority is responsible for the registration for anyone who wants to import or export weights or measures?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
This is done by the Director Legal Metrology, Government of India.
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Can a person use any unverified weights or measures for a commercial purpose?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
No. This can not be done. They would have to use the weights and measures which have been verified and stamped from the weights and measures department.
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Where should I go to make an application as a packer or importer?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
You need to go to the Office of Controller Weights & Measures to make the application.
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What are some words which cannot be used on any pre-packed commodities?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
They cannot use the following terms or expressions of similar nature which can cause a misleading impression like

  • Jumbo
  • Giant
  • Full
  • Family
  • Huge
  • Extra
  • Economy
  • Large
  • Colossal
  • King
  • Queen
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What is the penalty for a person who charges more than the maximum retail price?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
They could be punished with a fine which can extend to INR 2000/- per partner or director as per the constitutional status of the firm.
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What is the punishment if a person is found guilty of using faulty weights or measures?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
For the first time offense, they could be fined INR 5000/- and for any subsequent offense, the concerned person could face imprisonment.
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What is the penalty if a person does not get the weights and measures verified or reverified in time?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
Anyone who is required to present weight and measures either for verification or reverification and who fails to do this without any adequate cause to do so can be punished with a fine of INR 5000/- and any unverified weights or measures could be seized upon inspection.
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Can a dealer use an unstamped weight or measure?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
No. Any weights or measures cannot be sold, used or kept for use in any transaction or for industrial purposes if it has not been verified as well as stamped by a licensed manufacturer or dealer of weights and measures.
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Can a person sell an unstamped weight or measure?

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Pritam Kumar, Rewa
User, Level 9 Contributor
No. This is not possible. Any weights or measures cannot be sold, used or kept for use in any transaction or for industrial purposes if it has not been verified as well as stamped by a licensed manufacturer or dealer of weights and measures.
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