Section 8 in The Legal Metrology Act, 2009

Title: Standard weight, measures or numeral.

Description: (1) Any weight or measure which conforms to the standard unit of such weight or measure and also conforms to such of the provisions of section 7 as are applicable to it shall be the standard weight or measure. (2) Any numeral which conforms to the provisions of section 6 shall be the standard numeral. (3) No weight, measure or numeral, other than the standard weight, measure or numeral, shall be used as a standard weight, measure or numeral. (4) No weight or measure, shall be manufactured or imported unless it conforms to the standards of weight or measure specified under section 8: Provided that provisions of this section shall not apply for manufacture done exclusively for export or for the purpose of any scientific investigation or research.

Title: Reference, secondary and working standard.

Description: (1) The reference standards, secondary standards and working standards of weights and measures shall be such as may be prescribed. (2) Every reference standard, secondary standard and working standard shall be verified and stamped in such manner and after payment of such fee as may be prescribed. (3) Every reference standard, secondary standard and working standard which is not verified and stamped in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (2) shall not be deemed to be a valid standard.

Title: Use of weight or measure for particular purposes.

Description: Any transaction, dealing or contract in respect of any goods, class of goods or undertakings shall be made by such weight, measure or number as may be prescribed.

Title: Prohibition of quotation, etc., otherwise than in terms of standard units of weight, measure or numeration.

Description: (1) No person shall, in relation to any goods, things or service,-- (a) quote, or make announcement of, whether by word of mouth or otherwise, any price or charge, or (b) issue or exhibit any price list, invoice, cash memo or other document, or (c) prepare or publish any advertisement, poster or other document, or (d) indicate the net quantity of a pre-packaged commodity, or (e) express in relation to any transaction or protection, any quantity or dimension, otherwise than in accordance with the standard unit of weight, measure or numeration. (2) The provisions of sub-section (1) shall not be applicable for export of any goods, things or service.

Title: Any custom, usage, etc., contrary to standard weight, measure or numeration to be void.

Description: Any custom, usage, practice or method of whatever nature which permits a person to demand, receive or cause to be demanded or received, any quantity of article, thing or service in excess of or less than, the quantity specified by weight, measure or number in the contract or other agreement in relation to the said article, thing or service, shall be void.