STATUTORY RULES.
1965. No. 13.
REGULATIONS UNDER THE WEIGHTS AND MEASURES (NATIONAL STANDARDS) ACT 1960-1964.*
I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Act 1960-1964.
Dated this twenty eighth
day of January, 1965.
DE L’ISLE
Governor-General.
By His Excellency’s Command,
J. G. Gorton
Minister of State for Works, acting for and
on behalf of the Prime Minister.
Amendments of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations.†
Date on which certain regulations take effect.
1. Regulations 4 to 17 (inclusive), and sub-regulations (1.) to (4.) (inclusive) of regulation 23 of, and Parts I. to IV. (inclusive) of the Schedule to, these Regulations shall take effect on the date on which Part II. of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations takes effect.
Parts.
2. Regulation 2 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by omitting the words—
“Part III.—Standards of Measurement (Regulations 77-81).”
and inserting in their stead the words—
“Division 28.—Activity of Radioactive Nuclides (Regulations 76a-76b).
“Division 29.—Exposure to Electromagnetic Radiation (Regulations 76c-76d).
“Part III.—Standards of Measurement (Regulations 77-82).”.
Interpretation.
3. Regulation 3 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by omitting from the definition of “the Act” in sub-regulation (1.) the figures “1960” and inserting in their stead the figures “1960-1964”.
* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 4 February, 1965
Units specified in the Fifth Schedule.
4. Regulation 16 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (1.) the words “, the litre”.
5. Regulations 17 and 18 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations are repealed and the following regulations inserted in their stead:—
The cubic metre, cubic yard, &c.
“17.—(1.) The cubic metre is the volume of a cube each side of which is one metre in length.
“(2.) The cubic yard is the volume of a cube each side of which is one yard in length.
“(3.) The gallon is 0.00454609 cubic metre.
Conversion factors.
“18. For all legal purposes—
(a) one cubic yard shall be deemed to be equal to 0.764555 cubic metre; and
(b) one gallon shall be deemed to be equal to 277.42 cubic inches.”.
The cord, the superficial foot and the acre-foot.
6. Regulation 20 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-regulation:—
“(4.) The superficial foot may be referred to by the abbreviation ‘super foot’ or ‘super ft’.”.
Units of measurement of density.
7. Regulation 21 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (1.) the words “the kilogramme per litre,”.
The kilogramme per cubic metre, pound per cubic foot, &c.
8. Regulation 22 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by omitting sub-regulation (2.).
Conversion factors.
9. Regulation 23 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by omitting paragraph (a).
Units of measurement of velocity and speed.
10. Regulation 29 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by inserting in sub-regulation (2.), after the word “abbreviation”, the words “(if any)”.
Units of measurement of acceleration.
11. Regulation 32 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by inserting in sub-regulation (3.), after the word “abbreviation”, the words “(if any)”.
12. Regulation 44 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is repealed and the following regulation inserted in its stead:—
Units of measurement of pressure.
“44.—(1.) The units of measurement of pressure are—
(a) the units specified in the first column of the Fifteenth Schedule; and
(b) the inch of mercury.
“(2.) The units of measurement of pressure specified in the first column of the Fifteenth Schedule are related to the newton per square metre, the pound-force per square inch, the centimetre of mercury or the inch of water, as the case may be, as respectively specified in the second column of that Schedule.
“(3.) A unit of measurement of pressure specified in the first column of the Fifteenth Schedule may be referred to by the abbreviation (if any) specified in the third column of that Schedule opposite the reference to that unit in the first column.
“(4.) The inch of mercury may be referred to by the abbreviation ‘inHg’.”.
13. Regulation 51 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is repealed and the following regulation inserted in its stead:—
Units of measurement of electric charge.
“51.—(1.) The units of measurement of electric charge are the coulomb and the ampere hour.
“(2.) The coulomb and the ampere hour may be referred to by the abbreviations ‘C’ and ‘Ah’, respectively.”.
The coulomb and the ampere hour.
14. Regulation 52 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-regulation:—
“(2.) The ampere hour is 3,600 coulombs.”.
15. Regulations 58 and 59 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations are repealed and the following regulations inserted in their stead:—
Units of measurement of electrical conductance.
“58.—(1.) The units of measurement of electrical conductance are the siemens, the microsiemens, the mho and the micromho.
“(2.) The siemens may be referred to by the abbreviation ‘S’ and the microsiemens may be referred to by the symbol ‘µS’.
The siemens, mho, &c.
“59.—(1.) The siemens or the mho is the electrical conductance of a conductor that has an electrical resistance of one ohm.
“(2.) The microsiemens or the micromho is 0.000001 siemens.”.
Units of measurement of illumination.
16. Regulation 71 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-regulation:—
“(6.) The lux may be referred to by the abbreviation ‘lx’.”.
17. After regulation 76 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations the following headings and regulations are inserted in Part II.:—
“Division 28.—Activity of Radioactive Nuclides.
Units of measurement of the activity of radioactive nuclides.
“76a.—(1.) The units of measurement of the activity of radioactive nuclides are the curie, the millicurie, the microcurie and the picocurie.
“(2.) The curie, the millicurie and the picocurie may be referred to by the abbreviations ‘Ci’, ‘mCi’ and ‘pCi’, respectively, and the microcurie may be referred to by the symbol ‘µCi’.
The curie, the millicurie, &c.
“76b.—(1.) The curie is the activity of a radioactive nuclide that is undergoing 3.7 × 10^{10} disintegrations per second.
“(2.) The millicurie is 0.001 curie.
“(3.) The microcurie is 0.000001 curie.
“(4.) The picocurie is 0.000000000001 curie.
“Division 29.—Exposure to Electromagnetic Radiation.
Units of measurement of exposure to electromagnetic radiation.
“76c.—(1.) The units of measurement of exposure to electromagnetic radiation are the roentgen, the milliroentgen and the microroentgen.
“(2.) The roentgen and the milliroentgen may be referred to by the abbreviations ‘R’ and ‘mR’, respectively, and the microroentgen may be referred to by the symbol ‘µR’.
The roentgen, milliroentgen, &c.
“76d.—(1.) The roentgen is the exposure to electromagnetic radiation in respect of which the sum of the electrical charges on all the ions of one sign produced in air is equal to 2.58 x 10^{-4} coulomb per kilogramme of the mass of a volume of air when all the negatrons and positrons liberated by the electromagnetic radiation in that volume of air are completely stopped in air.
“(2.) The milliroentgen is 0.001 roentgen.
“(3.) The microroentgen is 0.000001 roentgen.”.
18. Regulation 78 and 79 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations are repealed and the following regulations inserted in their stead:—
Marks to be stamped on or affixed to standards of measurement.
“78.—(1.) Subject to this regulation, a standard of measurement shall not be verified or reverified under these Regulations unless—
(a) a distinguishing mark has been stamped or otherwise legibly and permanently affixed on or to it before it is verified or reverified; or
(b) there is stamped or otherwise legibly marked on or affixed to it, immediately after it has been verified or reverified, a mark indicating the date on which it was verified or reverified and, if such is the case, that it is to be deemed to be of a value equal to its denomination in accordance with regulation 82 of these Regulations.
“(2.) The last preceding sub-regulation does not apply in relation to a standard of measurement if it is impracticable, by reason of its size or nature, so to stamp or affix a mark referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of the last preceding sub-regulation on or to it.
Verification, &c., of standards of measurement referred to in section 8 of the Act.
“78a.—(1.) Where a standard of measurement referred to in section 8 of the Act is verified or reverified—
(a) in the case of a verification or reverification carried out by the Organization—an officer or employee of the Organization authorized by the Organization in writing to sign and issue certificates under this regulation; or
(b) in any other case—any person authorized by the Organization in writing to sign and issue certificates under this regulation,
may sign and issue such a certificate with respect to the verification or reverification of the standard of measurement.
“(2.) There shall be stated in every such certificate—
(a) the date on which the standard of measurement was verified or reverified;
(b) the accuracy with which the standard was verified or reverified;
(c) a description of the mark (if any) appearing on the standard as referred to in the last preceding regulation;
(d) the value, in terms of a Commonwealth legal unit of measurement or Commonwealth legal units of measurement, of the standard as ascertained on the date referred to in paragraph (a) of this sub-regulation; and
(e) that the standard is a Commonwealth standard of measurement or a working standard of measurement, as the case may be.
“(3.) For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the last preceding sub-regulation, the accuracy of the standard of measurement shall be ascertained and expressed in such manner as the Organization from time to time determines.
“(4.) This regulation does not apply to a special standard of measurement referred to in sub-section (2a.) of section 8 of the Act.
Verification, &c., of standards of measurement to which section 9 of the Act applies.
“79.—(1.) Where a standard of measurement to which section 9 of the Act applies is verified or reverified in accordance with that section—
(a) in the case of a verification or reverification carried out by the Organization—an officer or employee of the Organization authorized by the Organization in writing to sign and issue certificates under this regulation; or
(b) in any other case—any person authorized by the Organization in writing to sign and issue certificates under this regulation,
may sign and issue such a certificate with respect to the verification or reverification of the standard of measurement.
“(2.) There shall be stated in every such certificate—
(a) the date on which the standard of measurement was verified or reverified;
(b) the accuracy with which the standard was verified or reverified;
(c) a description of the mark (if any) appearing on the standard as referred to in regulation 78 of these Regulations;
(d) the value, in terms of a Commonwealth legal unit of measurement or Commonwealth legal units of measurement, of the standard as ascertained on the date referred to in paragraph (a) of this sub-regulation;
(e) the period specified under sub-section (3.) of section 9 of the Act as the period within which the standard is to be reverified or reverified again; and
(f) that the standard was verified or reverified in accordance with section 9 of the Act.
“(3.) For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the last preceding sub-regulation, the accuracy of the standard of measurement shall be ascertained and expressed in such manner as the Organization from time to time determines.”.
Verification, &c., of standards of measurement as subsidiary standards.
19. Regulation 80 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended—
(a) by omitting from sub-regulation (2.) the words “and, if it is carried out by, or under the supervision of, a verifying authority, is a manner for the time being approved by the Commission for the purpose”;
(b) by omitting from paragraph (a) of sub-regulation (6.) the words “for the purpose by the Organization or the verifying authority, as the case may be “and inserting in their stead
the words “by the Organization or the verifying authority, as the case may be, to sign and issue certificates under this regulation”; and
(c) by omitting sub-regulations (7.), (8.) and (9.) and inserting in their stead the following sub-regulations:—
“(7.) There shall be stated in every such certificate—
(a) the date on which the standard of measurement was verified or reverified;
(b) the accuracy with which the standard was verified or reverified;
(c) a description of the mark (if any) appearing on the standard as referred to in regulation 78 of these Regulations;
(d) the value, in terms of a Commonwealth legal unit of measurement or Commonwealth legal units of of measurement, of the standard as ascertained on the date referred to in paragraph (a) of this sub-regulation;
(e) if such is the case, that the standard is not to be deemed to be of a value equal to its denomination;
(f) the period within which the standard is to be reverified or reverified again; and
(g) that the standard was verified or reverified as a subsidiary standard of measurement—
(i) by the Organization; or
(ii) by, or under the supervision of, a specified verifying authority,
in accordance with these Regulations.
“(8.) For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the last preceding sub-regulation, the accuracy of the standard of measurement shall be ascertained and expressed in such a manner as the Commission from time to time determines.
“(9) For the purposes of the last preceding sub-regulation, the Commission may, from time to time, determine the manner in which the accuracy of a subsidiary standard of measurement shall be ascertained and expressed.
“(10.) Notice of a determination made under sub-regulation (8.) of this regulation shall be given, by or on behalf of the Commission, to all verifying authorities.”.
20. After regulation 80 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations the following regulation is inserted:—
Certificates as evidence.
“80a.—(1.) A certificate issued under this Part is evidence of the matters stated in it.
“(2.) A document purporting to be such a certificate may be received in evidence in any court (whether exercising federal jurisdiction or not) or in proceedings before a person authorized by a law of a State or Territory of the Commonwealth, or by consent of parties, to hear, receive and examine evidence.”.
Cancellation of certificates.
21. Regulation 81 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (1.) the words “either of the last two preceding regulations” and inserting in their stead the words “regulation 78a, 79 or 80 of these Regulations”.
22. After regulation 81 of the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations the following regulation is inserted:—
Permissible variations in certain subsidiary standards of measurement.
“82. A subsidiary standard of measurement of a denomination referred to in the first column of the Twenty-fourth Schedule that on verification or reverification is found not to be greater or less than its denomination by an amount exceeding the amount of permissible variation specified in the second column of that Schedule opposite the reference to its denomination in the first column shall be deemed to be of a value equal to its denomination unless the certificate issued under regulation 80 of these Regulations in respect of that verification or reverification states otherwise.”.
The Schedules.
23.—(1.) The Fifth Schedule to the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations is repealed and the Schedule set out in Part I. of the Schedule to these Regulations inserted in its stead.
(2.) The Tenth and Eleventh Schedules to the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations are repealed and the Schedules set out in Part II. of the Schedule to these Regulations inserted in their stead.
(3.) The Fifteenth Schedule to the Weights and. Measures (National Standards) Regulations is repealed and the Schedule set out in Part III. of the Schedule to these Regulations inserted in its stead.
(4.) The Schedules to the Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations specified in the first column of Part IV. of the Schedule to these Regulations are amended as respectively specified in the second column of that Part.
(5.) The Weights and Measures (National Standards) Regulations are amended by adding at the end thereof the Schedule set out in Part V. of the Schedule to these Regulations.
THE SCHEDULE.
Regulation 23.
Part I.
FIFTH SCHEDULE.
Regulations 15 and 16.
Units of Measurement of Volume.
First Column. | Second Column. | Third Column. |
Name of Unit. | Volume in Cubic Metres, Cubic Yards or Gallons. | Abbreviation or Symbol. |
| Cubic Metres. | |
Cubic metre ............................... | 1 ........................................................ | cu m or m^{3} |
Kilolitre ..................................... | 1 ........................................................ | .. |
Hectolitre ................................... | 0.1 ..................................................... | .. |
Dekalitre .................................... | 0 01 ................................................... | .. |
Cubic decimetre ........................ | 0 001 ................................................. | cu dm or dm^{3} |
Litre ........................................... | 0.001 ................................................. | l |
Decilitre ..................................... | 0.000 1 .............................................. | dl |
Centilitre .................................... | 0.000 01 ............................................ | cl |
Cubic centimetre ....................... | 0.000 001 .......................................... | cc or cm^{3} |
Millilitre ..................................... | 0.000 001 .......................................... | ml |
Cubic millimetre ........................ | 0.000 000 001 ................................... | cu mm or mm^{3} |
| Cubic Yards. | |
Cubic yard ................................. | 1 ........................................................ | cu yd or yd^{3} |
Cubic foot ................................. | ...................................................... | cu ft or ft^{3} |
Cubic inch ................................. | .................................................. | cu in or in^{3} |
| Gallons. | |
Gallon ....................................... | 1 ........................................................ | gal |
Quart ......................................... | ...................................................... | qt |
Pint ............................................ | ...................................................... | pt |
Gill ............................................ | ...................................................... | .. |
Fluid ounce ............................... | ................................................... | fl oz or ℥ |
Fluid drachm ............................. | .................................................. | fl dr or ℥ |
Minim ........................................ | ................................................... | min or ♏ |
Part II.
TENTH SCHEDULE.
Regulation 29.
Units of Measurement of Velocity and Speed.
First Column. | Second Column. | Third Column. |
Name of Unit. | Velocity and Speed in Metres per Second or Feet per Second. | Abbreviation. |
| Metres per Second. | |
Metre per second ....................... | 1 ........................................................ | m/sec or m/s or mps |
International knot or knot .......... | ...................................................... | kn |
Kilometre per hour .................... | ...................................................... | kmph |
Centimetre per second ............... | 0.01 ................................................... | cm/sec or cm/s or cmps |
| Feet per Second. | |
U.K. knot .................................. | 1.................................................... | .. |
Mile per hour ............................. | 1 ................................................... | mile/h or mph |
Foot per second ......................... | 1......................................................... | ft/sec or ft/s or fps |
Foot per minute ......................... | ...................................................... | ft/min or fpm |
ELEVENTH SCHEDULE.
Regulation 32.
Units of Measurement of ACCELERATION.
First Column. | Second Column. | Third Column. |
Name of Unit. | Acceleration in Metres per Second per Second. | Abbreviation. |
Metre per second per second........ | 1......................................................... | m/sec^{2} or m/s^{2} |
Centimetre per second per second | 0.01.................................................... | cm/sec^{2} or cm/s^{2} |
Gal ............................................... | 0.01.................................................... | .. |
Milligal......................................... | 0.00001.............................................. | mGal |
Part III.
FIFTEENTH SCHEDULE.
Regulation 44.
Units of Measurement of Pressure.
First Column. | Second Column. | Third Column. |
Name of Unit. | Pressure in Newtons per Square Metre, Pounds-force per Square Inch, Centimetres of Mercury, or Inches of Water. | Abbreviation. |
| Newtons per Square Metre. | |
Atmosphere ............................... | 101 325 .................................... | atm |
Bar ............................................. | 100 000 .................................... | b |
Kilogramme-force per square centimetre or kilogramme per square centimetre ................... | 98 066.5 ................................ | kgf/sq cm or kgf/cm^{2} or kg/sq cm or kg/cm^{2} |
Torr ............................................ | 133.322 4 .......................... | .. |
Millibar ...................................... | 100 .................................... | mbar or mb |
Newton per square metre ........... | 1 ................................... | N/sq m or N/m^{2} |
Dyne per square centimetre ....... | 0.1 ................................ | dyn/sq cm or dyn/cm^{2} |
| Pounds-force per Square Inch. | |
Ton-force per square inch .......... | 2 240 ................................... | tonf/sq in or tonf/in^{2} or ton/sq in or ton/in^{2} |
Kip per square inch .................... | 1 000 ................................... | kip/sq in or kip/in^{2} |
Ton-force per square foot .......... | 15.555 6 ......................... | tonf/sq ft or tonf/ft^{2} or ton/sq ft or ton/ft^{2} |
Kip per square foot .................... | 6............................... | kip/sq ft or kip/ft^{2} |
Pound-force per square inch or pound per square inch ............ | 1 ................................... | lbf/sq in or lbf/in^{2} or lb/sq in or lb/in^{2} or psi |
Pound-force per square foot or pound per square foot ............ | ................................ | lbf/sq ft or lbf/ft^{2} or lb/sq ft or lb/ft^{2} or psf. |
Poundal per square inch ............. | 0.003 108 1................... | pdl sq in or pdl/in^{2} |
| Centimetres of Mercury. | |
Centimetre of mercury ............... | 1 ................................... | cmHg |
Millimetre of mercury ................ | 0.1 ................................ | mmHg |
| Inches of Water. | |
Inch of water ............................. | 1 ................................... | inH_{2}O |
Foot of water ............................. | 12 ................................... | ftH_{2}O |
Part IV.
ADDITIONAL AMENDMENTS OF SCHEDULES.
First Column. | Second Column. |
Schedule. | Amendment. |
First ................... | Insert in Third Column opposite to “ International nautical mile ”, “ n mile ”. |
Sixth .................. | After— |
“ Bushel ........... | 8 ” |
insert— |
“ Peck .............. | 2 ”. |
Seventh ............. | (a) Omit from heading to Second Column, “ Kilogrammes per Litre,”. |
(b) Omit from Second Column, “ Kilogrammes per Litre.”. |
(c) Omit from Second Column, “ 1 ”, third and fourth occurring, insert “ 1 000 ”. |
Thirteenth .......... | Omit from First Column, “ Kilowatt-hour ”, “ Watt-hour ” and “ Horsepower-hour ”, insert “ Kilowatt hour ”, “ Watt hour ”, “ Horsepower hou r”, respectively. |
Sixteenth ........... | Omit from Third Column, “ S ” and “ cS ”, insert “ St ” and “ cSt ”, respectively. |
Part V.
TWENTY-FOURTH SCHEDULE.
Regulation 82.
Permissible Variation upon Verification or Reverification of Certain Subsidiary Standards of Measurement.
First Column. | Second Column. |
Denomination of Standard. | Permissible Variation. |
A. Standards of Measurement of Length expressed in terms of the Metre or Units related to the Metre in the First Schedule. |
| Permissible variation in millimetres. |
Denominations exceeding 1 metre ................... | One-tenth of the denomination of the standard in metres |
Denominations exceeding 1 millimetre but not exceeding 1 metre | One-tenth of the cube root of the denomination of the standard in metres |
Denominations not exceeding 1 millimetre | 0.01 |
B. Standards of Measurement of Length expressed in terms of the Yard or Units related to the Yard in the First Schedule. |
| Permissible variation in inches. |
Denominations exceeding 1 yard ..................... | Four-thousandths of the denomination of the standard in yards |
Denominations exceeding 0.05 inch but not exceeding 1 yard | One-thousandth of the cube root of the denomination of the standard in inches |
Denominations not exceeding 0.05 inch .......... | 0.0004 |
Twenty-fourth Schedule—continued.
First Column. | Second Column. |
Denomination of Standard. | Permissible Variation. |
C. Standards of Measurement of Mass and Weight expressed in terms of the Kilogramme or Units related to the Kilogramme in the Third Schedule. |
| Permissible variation in milligrams. |
Denominations exceeding 10 kilogrammes | Eight times the denomination of the standard in kilogrammes |
Denominations exceeding 1 milligramme but not exceeding 10 kilogrammes | Eight-tenths of the square root of the denomination of the standard in grammes |
Denominations not exceeding 1 milligramme | 0.025 |
D. Standards of Measurement of Mass and Weight expressed in terms of the Pound or Units (other than the Grain) related to the Pound in the Third Schedule. |
| Permissible variations in grains. |
Denominations exceeding 50 pounds ............... | Six-hundredths of the denomination of the standard in pounds |
Denominations exceeding 3 drams but not exceeding 50 pounds | Four-tenths of the square root of the denomination of the standard in pounds |
Denominations not exceeding 3 drams ............. | 0.05 |
E. Standards of Measurement of Mass and Weight expressed in terms of the Grain. |
| Permissible variation in grains. |
Denominations exceeding 0.01 grain ............... | Three-thousandths of the square root of the denomination of the standard in grains |
Denominations not exceeding 0.01 grain | 0.0003 |
F. Standards of Measurement of Mass and Weight expressed in terms of the Metric Carat. |
| Permissible variation in milligrammes. |
Denominations exceeding 0.02 metric carat | Eight-hundredths of the square root of the denomination of the standard in metric carats |
Denominations not exceeding 0.02 metric carat | 0.01 |
G. Standards of Measurement of Mass and Weight expressed in terms of Units related to the Grain in the Fourth Schedule. |
| Permissible variation in grains. |
Denominations exceeding 300 troy ounces | Four-thousandths of the denomination of the standard in troy ounces |
Denominations exceeding 0.01 grain but not exceeding 300 troy ounces | Three-thousandths of the square root of the denomination of the standard in grains |
Denominations not exceeding 0.01 grain | 0.0003 |
H. Standards of Measurement of Volume expressed in terms of the Cubic Metre or Units related to the Cubic Metre in the Fifth Schedule. |
| Permissible variation in cubic centimetres. |
Denominations exceeding 0.05 cubic metre | Six hundred times the denomination of the standard in cubic metres |
Twenty-fourth Schedule—continued.
First Column. | Second Column. |
Denomination of Standard. | Permissible Variation. |
Denominations exceeding 0.5 cubic centimetre but not exceeding 0.05 cubic metre | Two-hundredths of the cube root of the square of the denomination of the standard in cubic centimetres |
Denominations not exceeding 0.5 cubic centimetre | 0.01 |
I. Standards of Measurement of Volume expressed in terms of the Cubic Yard or Units related to the Cubic Yard in the Fifth Schedule. |
| Permissible variation in minims. |
Denominations exceeding 2 cubic feet ............ | Two hundred and fifty times the denomination of the standard in cubic feet |
Denominations exceeding 0.03 cubic inch but not exceeding 2 cubic feet | Three hundred times the cube root of the square of the denomination of the standard in cubic feet |
Denominations not exceeding 0.03 cubic inch | 0.2 |
J. Standards of Measurement of Volume expressed in terms of the Gallon or Units (other than the Fluid Ounce, Fluid Drachm and Minim) related to the Gallon in the Fifth Schedule. |
| Permissible error in minims. |
Denominations exceeding 10 gallons ............... | Fifty times the denomination of the standard in gallons |
Denominations not exceeding 10 gallons | One hundred times the cube root of the square of the denomination of the standard in gallons |
K. Standards of Measurement of Volume expressed in terms of the Fluid Ounce, Fluid Drachm or Minim. |
| Permissible error in minims. |
Denominations exceeding 20 minims .............. | Twice the cube root of the square of the denomination of the standard in fluid ounces |
Denominations not exceeding 20 minims | 0.2 |
By Authority: A. J. Arthur, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra.