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Legal Metrology 2009

Malabar Fuel Corporation v. State of Kerala

  • Order

Legal Metrology, 2009 – The qualifications of the Legal Metrology Officer and the functions enumerated clearly show that the officer is specially trained to investigate into offences under the Act. The 2009 Act also prescribes a special procedure that has to be followed while conducting the inspection. A police officer is not specially trained to investigate into offences under the 2009 Act. Nor is he the person authorised by law to initiate action for contravention with the provisions of the 2009 Act and Rules. 2021 (4) KCC 38 : 2021 (4) KHC 436 : 2021 (3) KLJ 505 : 2021 (4) KLT 447