Weights and Measures (Abbreviation of Units of Measurement) (Jersey) Order 1975

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Weights and Measures (Abbreviation of Units of Measurement) (Jersey) Order 1975

Revised Edition

05.925.05

Showing the law as at 31 August 2004

This is a revised edition of the law

Weights and Measures (Abbreviation of Units of Measurement) (Jersey) Order 1975

THE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE, in pursuance of Article 13 of the Weights and Measures (Jersey) Law 1967,[1] orders as follows –

Commencement [Endnotes]

1      

Each of the units of measurement set out in Column 1 of Parts 1 and 2 of the Schedule may be used for trade in the abbreviated form set out opposite thereto in Column 2 or Column 3 of Part 1 or Column 2 of Part 2 of that Schedule and, subject to Article 2, no other abbreviation of, or symbol for, any such unit of measurement shall be used.

2

(1)    The letter “s” may be added to the abbreviations of units of measurement set out in Column 3 of Part 1 and Column 2 of Part 2 of the Schedule to denote the plural.

(2)    Article 1 shall not apply to the use for trade of symbols for, and abbreviations of, units of measurement for the purpose of marking weighing and measuring equipment.

3

This Order may be cited as the Weights and Measures (Abbreviation of Units of Measurement) (Jersey) Order 1975.

SCHEDULE

(Article 1)

PERMITTED ABBREVIATIONS OF UNITS OF MEASUREMENT FOR USE FOR TRADE

PART 1

Metric units



Column 1.



Column 2.



Column 3.



Unit of measurement



Abbreviation



Alternative abbreviation



metre



m



none



decimetre



dm



none



centimetre



cm



none



millimetre



mm



none



cubic metre



m3



none



cubic centimetre



cm3



c.c or cu. cm



litre



1



lit



decilitre



dl



none



centilitre



cl



none



millilitre



ml



none



kilogramme



kg



kilo or kilog or kilogram



hectogramme



hg



hectogram



gramme



g



grm or gram



milligramme



mg



milligram



PART 2

Imperial units



Column 1.



Column 2.



Unit of measurement



Abbreviation



yard



yd



foot



ft



inch



in



cubic yard



cu.yd or buc.yd



cubic inch



cu.in or cub.in



gallon



gal or gall



quart



qt



pint



pt



fluid ounce



fl.oz



hundredweight



cwt



quarter



qr



pound



lb



ounce



oz



dram



dr



grain



gr



Endnotes

Table of Legislation History



Legislation



Year and No



Commencement



Weights and Measures (Abbreviation of Units of Measurement) (Jersey) Order 1975      



R&O.6232



1 January 1976



Table of Renumbered Provisions



Original



Current



3



spent, omitted from this revised edition



4



3



Table of Endnote References



[1]



chapter 05.925