NBS Special Publication, Issue 222

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957
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Page 45 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada, in relation to all Matters not coming within the Classes of Subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces...
Page 33 - Liberties thereof and beyond the Weekly Bills of Mortality and Ten Miles of the Royal Exchange ; and to provide other Regulations for the Making and Sale of Bread, and for preventing the Adulteration of Meal, Flour, and Bread, beyond the Limits aforesaid.
Page 88 - If in package form, the quantity of the contents be not plainly and conspicuously marked on the outside of the package in terms of weight, measure, or numerical count; provided, however, that reasonable variations shall be permitted, and tolerances and also exemptions as to small packages shall be established by rules and regulations made in accordance with the provisions of section Three of this Act.
Page 57 - That the functions of the bureau shall consist in the custody of the standards; the comparison of the standards used in scientific investigations, engineering, manufacturing, commerce, and educational institutions with the standards adopted or recognized by the Government; the construction, when necessary, of standards, their multiples and subdivisions; the testing and calibration of standard measuring apparatus; the solution of problems which arise in connection with standards; the determination...
Page 24 - Ireland, for any work to be done, or for any goods, wares, merchandise, or other thing to be sold, delivered, done, or agreed for, by weight or measure, where no special agreement shall be made to the contrary, shall be deemed, taken, and construed, to be made and had according to the weights and standard measures ascertained by this act...
Page 26 - Pounds Avoirdupois Weight of distilled or Rain Water weighed in Air at the Temperature of Sixty-two Degrees of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, the Barometer being at Thirty Inches...
Page 57 - These include the development and maintenance of the national standards of measurement and the provision of means and methods for making measurements consistent with these standards; the determination of physical constants and properties of materials; the development of methods and instruments for testing materials, devices, and structures; advisory services to Government Agencies on scientific and technical problems; invention...
Page 29 - The object of the scheme is, I understand, to bring scientific knowledge to bear practically upon our every-day industrial and commercial life, to break down the barrier between theory and practice, to effect a union between science and commerce...
Page 23 - Majesty to inquire into the subject of weights and measures, that a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252 grains, and 456 thousandth parts of a grain...
Page 33 - An Act to amend and render more effectual two acts of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of his late majesty king George the fourth, relating to weights and measures.

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