Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 65 of 2000 s. 3
(1) The Chief Executive in Council may make regulations for the better carrying out of the provisions of this Ordinance and in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, such regulations may provide for- (Amended 65 of 2000 s. 3)
(a) the principles, design, specification, markings, materials and methods of construction of weighing or measuring equipment used for trade;
(b) the purpose for which any particular types or classes of weighing or measuring equipment may be used for trade;
(c) the amount of error which may be tolerated in weighing or measuring equipment;
(d) the manner of siting, erecting or using weighing or measuring equipment used for trade;
(e) the exemption of any class or classes of weighing or measuring equipment from this Ordinance or any such regulations;
(f) the exemption of any goods or class of goods from this Ordinance or any such regulations;
(g) the supply in the course of trade of certain prescribed goods otherwise than by net weight or measure or by capacity;
(h) the marking on containers, with effect from a prescribed date, in metric units of measurement (in addition to other authorized units) of the quantity of prescribed goods supplied in containers;
(i) the sale of prescribed goods in terms of weight, measure or count;
(j) the method of marking weight or measure on pre-packed goods;
(k) requiring that prescribed goods be supplied in the course of trade in the quantities and in the manner prescribed;
(l) requiring that prescribed pre-packed goods be supplied in the course of trade in containers marked with information, in the manner prescribed, regarding the quantity of the goods and the name and address of the packer;
(m) the manner in which information regarding the quantity of the goods, or information regarding the packer, is to be marked on a container of pre-packed goods;
(n) the amount of variation in the net weight of pre-packed goods which may be tolerated;
(o) the particulars to be specified in an invoice or delivery note relating to goods supplied by quantity;
(p) requiring that prescribed goods or prescribed class of goods be supplied in the course of trade with the price marked by reference to their price unit or units of measurement;
(q) requiring goods imported to comply with this Ordinance and any such regulations;
(r) permitting the supply in the course of trade of any prescribed goods by average quantity;
(s) the methods of statistical sampling and tolerances for any class of goods whether or not supplied in the course of trade by average quantity;
(t) the sizes, dimensions, capacity, fill and other specifications of containers in which any prescribed goods shall be packed;
(u) the inspection, examination, analysis and testing of any goods or samples thereof and the manner in which samples may be taken;
(v) anything required or permitted to be prescribed under this Ordinance.
(2) Regulations made under subsection (1) may make different provisions for-
(a) different classes or descriptions of goods;
(b) different quantities, grades or qualities of goods;
(c) different kinds of transactions.
(3) Regulations made under subsection (1) shall not come into operation before the expiration of 3 months after the publication of the regulations in the Gazette.
(4) Any regulation made under subsection (1) may provide that a contravention thereof shall be an offence, and may provide a penalty for such offence not exceeding $5000 and imprisonment for 6 months.
(5) In subsection (1), "prescribed" (訂明) means prescribed in the regulations made thereunder.