Weights and Measures (Jersey) Order 1969

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Weights and Measures (Jersey) Order 1969





Jersey R & O 5346

Weights and Measures Act, 1963.




(Registered on the 1st day of May, 1970).


WHEREAS THE BOARD OF TRADE are satisfied that it is proper, having regard to the law for the time being in force in Jersey, –

(i)     to provide that any weighing and measuring equipment of the classes described in Article 2 of this Order which has been duly stamped in accordance with the law of Jersey or which is to be regarded as so stamped for the purposes of that law shall be treated for the purposes of the Weights and Measures Act, 1963 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) as if it had been duly stamped in Great Britain under section 11 of the Act ; and

(ii)    to designate Jersey for the purposes of the provisions of the Act mentioned in Article 3 of this Order :

Now, therefore, the Board of Trade, in pursuance of the powers conferred upon them by sections 11(9) and 58(1) of the Act and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order: -

1.      This Order may be cited as the Weights and Measures (Jersey) Order, 1969, and shall come into operation on 1st January, 1970.

2.      Weighing and measuring equipment of any class prescribed under section 11 of the Act shall be treated for the purposes of the Act as duly stamped in Great Britain under that section if –

(i)     it has been duly stamped under the Weights and Measures (Jersey) Law, 1967[1] ; or

(ii)    falls to be treated for the purposes of that Law as so stamped.

3.      Jersey shall be a designated country for the purposes of sections 9(2), 21(5)(b), 25(1)(c) and 28(1) of the Act.


Parliamentary Secretary to the

Board of Trade.

8th December, 1969.


Recueil des Lois, Tome 1966–1967, page 625.
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