||Title:||WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||17||Heading:||Weighing or measuring of goods sold||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a person who in the course of trade weighs or measures goods for sale shall, if he weighs or measures the goods in the presence of the purchaser, give the purchaser a clear and unrestricted view of-
(2) A person who in the course of trade sells by weight or measure goods which are pre-packed by him shall, if the purchaser is present and so requests, weigh or measure the goods in accordance with subsection (1).
(a) all the operations connected with the weighing or measuring of the goods;
(b) the weighing or measuring equipment used for ascertaining the weight or measure of the goods; and
(c) the weight or measure indicated by the weighing or measuring equipment used for ascertaining the weight or measure of the goods.
(3) Where a person in the course of trade sells goods, other than pre-packed goods, by weight or measure and the goods are not weighed or measured in the presence of the purchaser, the seller shall deliver with the goods or send forthwith to the purchaser a delivery note or invoice showing the net weight or measure of the goods.
(4) Any person who contravenes any provision of this section commits an offence.