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Challan – Weight and Measurement Department (Department of Legal Metrology)


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Penalties and Fine if Weighing Instruments Owner don’t have Calibration Certificate, Government Stamp, and Government Verification.

The penal provisions for violation of Legal Metrology Act, 2009 & Rules framed have been provided. The penalties mainly relate to the violation of the manufacturing of non-standard Weights and Measures, counterfeiting of the seal, short weighment / measurement, use of unverified weights and measures, and not making mandatory declarations on the packaged commodities. The penalty is imposed depending upon the nature of the offense committed by the accused. The non-compoundable, second offense and subsequent offenses are sent to the court of law for trial.

Penalties under Weights & Measures Laws
Nature of Offences
under Legal Metrology
Act, 2009
First OffenceSecond and subsequent
offence
Use of Nonstandard
Weight and Measure
Fine upto
Rs.25000
Punished with imprisonment
for a term which may
extend to 6 months
and also with fine.
Alteration of
weight and
measure
Fine upto
Rs.50000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which shall not be less
than six months but may
extend to one year or
with fine or with both.
Manufacture
or sale of nonstandard weight
or measure
Fine upto
Rs.20000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
three years or with fine
or with both.
Transaction,
deal or
contract in
contravention of
the prescribed
standards.
Fine upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Quoting or
publishing, etc.,
of non-standard
units
Fine upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Transactions in
contravention of
standard weight
or measure
Fine upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Non-production
of documents,
etc.
Fine upto
Rs.5000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year and also with
fine.
Failure to get
model approved
Fine not
less than
Rs.2000 but
may be upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year and also with
fine.
Sale or delivery
of commodities,
etc., by nonstandard weight
or measure.
Fine not less
than Rs.2000
but may be
upto Rs.5000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which shall not be less
than three months but
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Rendering
services by nonstandard weight,
measure or
number
Fine not less
than Rs.2000
but may be
upto Rs.5000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which shall not be less
than three months but
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Selling, etc. of
non-standard
packages
(which does
not conform to
Declaration)
Fine upto
Rs.25000
Fine upto Rs.50000
and for the subsequent
offence, with fine not
less than fifty thousand
rupees but which may
extend to one lakh
rupees or Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year or with both.
Selling, etc. of
non-standard
packages (Error
in Net content)
fine which
shall not be
less than
Rs.10000 but
which may
extend to
Rs.50000
Punished with fine
which may extend to
one lakh rupees or with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year or with both.
Contravention
by Government
approved Test
Centre
(contravention
of any of the
provisions of
this Act or the
rules made there
under, or the
conditions of
the license)
fine which
may extend
to one lakh
rupees.
……………………………
Contravention
by Government
approved Test
Centre (will
full verification
or stamping
of any weight
or measure by
Employee of
GATC)
Punished with
imprisonment
for a term
which may
extend to one
year or with
fine which
may extend to
ten thousand
rupees or with
both.
…………………..
Non-registration
by importer
of weight or
measure
Fine Upto
Rs.25000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to six
months, or with fine, or
with both.
Import of nonstandard weight
or measure.
Fine Upto
Rs.50000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year and also with
fine.
Obstructing
Director,
Controller or
legal Metrology
officer.
Punished with
imprisonment
for a term
which may
extend to two
years
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
five years.

 

All Instruments Covered under the Provision of the Act

The instruments which come under the provisions of the Act for verification and calibration are:

  1. Weights
  2. Measures
  3. Steel tape measures(fabric tape/folding scales)
  4. Dispensing Pumps(Petrol Pumps)
  5. Length measures
  6. Weighbridges
  7. Beam Scales
  8. Surveying chains used for land measurement
  9. Counter Machines
  10. Water meter (Domestic)
  11. Clinical thermometer
  12. Sphygmomanometer
  13. Taxi Meter
  14. CNG Measuring instruments
  15. Calibration and verification of tank lorry
  16. Oil storage tanks
  17. Automatic gravimetric filling machines
  18. Peg Measures
  19. Automatic Rail Weighbridges
  20. Automatic Road Weighbridges
  21. VATS
  22. Totalizing Automatic weighing instruments (totalizing Hopper weighers)
  23. Bulk Meter
  24. Liquid System other than water
  25. Volumetric Container type liquid measuring devices

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