Issuance of summons – for offences under the provisions of Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 – Only the persons who are responsible for the conduct of the business of the Corporation shall be deemed to be guilty of the offences on behalf of the Corporation and shall be liable to be proceeded against
Author Archives: M. R. Sureka
Karnataka Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules, 2011 – the petitioner was issued the licences for manufacture and repair of auto and taxi meters and also dealer license under Rule 3 – the Controller suspended the petitioner’s licenses for indulging in tampering of the auto and taxi fare meters with an intention to cheat the auto commuters
Legal Metrology – compounding fees not to be paid by Directors not nominated – the petitioner – Maruti Suzuki India Limited, challenges the orders of the Deputy Controller of Legal Metrology and the Controller of Legal Metrology, directing the 12 directors of the petitioner-company and the company to pay the compounding fees – the petitioner
Legal Metrology (General) Act, 2009 read with the 2011 Rules – the petitioner has to approach the appropriate appellate forum in terms of the provisions – not inclined to entertain this petition. The writ petition is dismissed on the ground of availability of alternative remedy (Deputy General Manager I.O.C. Ltd. & another vs. State of
Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities Rules), 2011 – compounding of offences in contravention of – although, Schedule XI of the Delhi Legal Metrology (Regulations) Rules, 2011 includes the offence of non-compliance of declaration in respect of pre-packaged commodity by manufacturer or dealer under section 18(1) of the Act. However, in the absence of any provision in
Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules – When the label does not contain the customer care number or the telephone number for enabling the customer to prefer such complaints, if any, it is a violation of Rule 6(2). (P.K. Vaidyars Vaidhya Ratna Prabha Vaidyasala Pvt. Ltd. & others vs. The State of Kerala & another.
Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 – pre-packed commodities in violation of the provisions of – no report of the summons been served on the petitioner – re-issue of summons to the accused directed. (Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd. and others vs. The State).
Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 – Rule 18 – whether violation of – charging of prices in excess of MRP – Rule 18 of the LMPC Rules comes under Chapter II of the LMPC Rules which chapter exclusively deals with the provisions applicable to packaged commodities intended for retail sale and the said chapter
Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 – Rule 3 – striking down the definitions of industrial consumer”and “institutional consumer”in Rule 3 as being contrary to the scheme of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and inconsistent with other provisions of the Rules – prayer for. (Kennametal India Limited and another vs. The Union of India and
Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 – Rule 32 (1) – Legal Metrology Act – section 36(1) – petition filed to quash the registration, continuation of all further proceedings and the order of taking cognizance and issue of process arising from the private complaint for the offences punishable under – petition dismissed as withdrawn. (Tirumala