Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Weights and Measures Act

Version of section 18 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-07-31:

Marginal note:Power to detain and inspect conveyances

 A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or of any provincial or municipal police force may, at the request and in the company of an inspector, stop and detain any motor vehicle or other conveyance that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds is equipped with a device that is used or designed to be used in trade and the inspector may

  • (a) where necessary for the purposes of making an inspection, require the operator of that conveyance to proceed with the conveyance to an appropriate place where an inspection may be made;

  • (b) inspect any such device found in or on that conveyance; and

  • (c) examine all certificates, shipping bills, bills of lading and other documents relating to any such device.

  • 1970-71-72, c. 36, s. 18

Date modified: