The Legal Metrology Bill applies to measurable products and services, measurements in trade, health, safety and the environment, and any measuring instrument used for a prescribed purpose. The Act is, amongst other things, intended to protect consumers against any short measure. The day this bill is passed, it will apply to any measurement, prescribed or not. (Don’t be confused by the “prescribed purpose” of the bill, this only applies to the measuring instrument.) The Act would require any person who provides a measuring service or product to register with the DTI under this Act… (more)