Section 16 in The Legal Metrology Act, 2009

Title: Forfeiture

Description: (1) Every non-standard or unverified weight or measure, and every package made in contravention of section 18, used in the course of, or in relation to, any trade and commerce and seized under section 15, shall be liable to be forfeited to the State Government: Provided that such unverified weight or measure shall not be forfeited to the State Government if the person from whom such weight or measure was seized gets the same verified and stamped within such time as may be prescribed. (2) Every weight, measure or other goods seized under section 15 but not forfeited under sub-section (1), shall be disposed of by such authority and in such manner as may be prescribed.

Title: Manufacturers, etc., to maintain records and registers.

Description: (1) Every manufacturer, repairer or dealer of weight or measure shall maintain such records and registers as may be prescribed. (2) The records and registers maintained under sub-section (1) shall be produced at the time of inspection to the persons authorised for the said purpose under sub-section (1) of section 15.

Title: Declarations on prepackaged commodities.

Description: (1) No person shall manufacture, pack, sell, import, distribute, deliver, offer, expose or possess for sale any pre-packaged commodity unless such package is in such standard quantities or number and bears thereon such declarations and particulars in such manner as may be prescribed. (2) Any advertisement mentioning the retail sale price of a pre-packaged commodity shall contain a declaration as to the net quantity or number of the commodity contained in the package in such form and manner as may be prescribed.

Title: Registration for importer of weight or measure.

Description: No person shall import any weight or measure unless he is registered with the Director in such manner and on payment of such fees, as may be prescribed.

Title: Non-standard weights and measures not to be imported.

Description: No weight or measure, whether singly or as a part or component of any machine shall be imported unless it conforms to the standards of weight or measure established by or under this Act.