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Exceptions To Quantity Declaration

Exceptions To Quantity Declaration In Terms Of The Unit Of Weight, Length, Area, Volume Or Number

Schedule I of the Model of Legal Metrology (Enforcement), Rules 2010 deals with Exceptions to Rule 10. It provides that the quantity declaration in every transaction, dealing or contract, or for protection shall be in terms of the unit of-

  • Weight, if the commodity is solid, semi-solid, viscous or a mixture of solid and liquid;
  • Length, if the commodity is sold by linear measure;
  • Area, if the commodity is sold by area measure;
  • Volume, if the commodity is liquid or is sold by cubic measure; or
  • Number, if the commodity is sold by number.

Table Of Quantity Declaration Of Legal Metrology

As per Schedule I, following commodities may be sold by weight, measure or number as shows against the commodity:

S. No.CommodityWhether declaration to be expressed in terms of weight, measure or number or two or more of them
1.Aerosol productsWeight
2.Acids in liquid formWeight or volume
3.Compressed or liquefied gas (but not liquefied petroleum gas)Weight and equivalent volume that stated temperature and pressure
4.Butter (incl. peanut butter), cheese, curd, gheeWeight
5.Electric cablesLength or weight
6.Electric wireLength or weight
7.Fencing wireLength or weight
8.Hair oil, un-perfumedVolume or weight
9.Fruits and vegetablesNumber or weight
10.Furnace oilWeight or volume
11.Linseed Oil and Other vegetable oilsWeight or volume
12.Heavy residual fuel oilWeight
13.Industrial diesel fuelvolume
14.Honey, malt extract, golden syrup treacleWeight
15.Ice cream and other similar frozen productsWeight or volume
16.Liquid chemicalsWeight
17.Liquid petroleum gasWeight
18.Nails, wood screwsNumber or weight
19.Paint (other than paste paints or solid paints), varnish and varnish stairs, enamelsVolume
20.PapadNumber and weight
21.Paste paint, solid paintWeight
22.Ressogulla, Gulabjamun and other sweet preparationsWeight
23.Readymade garmentsNumber and size
24.Sauce, all kindsWeight
25.Tyres and tubesNumber
26.YarnWeight or length of yarn

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