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

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

Date : 2021-06-30

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

(a) Weight, if the commodity is solid, semi-solid, viscous or a mixture of solid and liquid;

(b) Length, if the commodity is sold by linear measure;

(c) Area, if the commodity is sold by area measure;

(d)Volume, if the commodity is liquid or is sold by cubic measure; or

(e) Number, if the commodity is sold by number.

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

S. No.

Commodity

Whether declaration to be expressed in terms of weight, measure or number or two or more of them

1.

Aerosol products

Weight

2.

Acids in liquid form

Weight 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, ghee

Weight

5.

Electric cables

Length or weight

6.

Electric wire

Length or weight

7.

Fencing wire

Length or weight

8.

Hair oil, un-perfumed

Volume or weight

9.

Fruits and vegetables

Number or weight

10.

Furnace oil

Weight or volume

11.

Linseed Oil and Other vegetable oils

Weight or volume

12.

Heavy residual fuel oil

Weight

13.

Industrial diesel fuel

volume

14.

Honey, malt extract, golden syrup treacle

Weight

15.

Ice cream and other similar frozen products

Weight or volume

16.

Liquid chemicals

Weight

17.

Liquid petroleum gas

Weight

18.

Nails, wood screws

Number or weight

19.

Paint (other than paste paints or solid paints), varnish and varnish stairs, enamels

Volume

20.

Papad

Number and weight

21.

Paste paint, solid paint

Weight

22.

Ressogulla, Gulabjamun and other sweet preparations

Weight

23.

Readymade garments

Number and size

24.

Sauce, all kinds

Weight

25.

Tyres and tubes

Number

26.

Yarn

Weight or length of yarn

 
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