Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2022

Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2022, shall come into force on the 1st day of October, 2022.

In the said rules, in rule 6,for sub-rule (11), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-
“(11) The unit sale price in rupees, rounded off to the nearest two decimal place, shall be declared on every
pre-packaged commodities in the following manner, namely:-
(i) per gram where net quantity is less than one kilogram and per kilogram where net quantity is
more than one kilogram;
(ii) per centimeter where net length is less than one meter and per meter where net length is more
than one meter;

(iii) per milliliters where net volume is less than one liter and per liter where net volume is more than
one liter;
(iv) per number or unit if any item is sold by number or unit:

Provided that for packages containing alcoholic beverages or spirituous liquor, the State Excise
Laws and the rules made thereunder shall be applicable within the State in which it is manufactured.

Provided further that declaration of unit sale price is not required for the pre-packaged
commodities in which retail sale price is equal to the unit sale price.”

In the said rules, in rule 33, sub-rule (2) shall be omitted.

In the said rules, THE SECOND SCHEDULE shall be omitted.

No prosecution shall be initiated against the manufacturer or packer or importer of pre packaged
commodities for making declaration with effect from the 1st April, 2022 in accordance with Legal
Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011, as amended by the Legal Metrology (Packaged
Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2021 published vide number G.S.R. 779 (E), dated the 2nd November ,