The measure of weights4 min read 21 Jun 2012, 09:23 PM IST
The measure of weights
Metrology is the scientific study of weights and measures. Legal metrology is the branch of this study that is focused on whether standard weights and measures are used and the process of using them is according to the law. In the context of consumers, the law we are referring to is the Legal Metrology Act, 2009. It has various sections dealing with the model of the physical weights and measures and how they should be approved, verification when goods move between states and so on.
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