Weights and measures
All goods which are sold by reference to weight or measure must be the correct quantity.
A complex set of regulations exist designed to ensure that the public and businesses have confidence in their purchases and competition is fair.
For further information please visit:
Derbyshire Trading Standards service:
- respond to requests to reverify repaired weighing and measuring instruments
- visit businesses checking weighing and measuring equipment and systems to ensure that packers and importers are meeting their statutory duties
- investigate complaints of short measure
- respond to requests for advice - see business advice on trading standards law
For details, please contact Trading Standards.