NATIONAL METRIC CONVERSION LAW

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

PART I

The National Metric Conversion Authority

2. Establishment of the Authority.

3. General object of the Authority.

4. Constitution of the Authority.

5. Term of office of the members of the Authority.

6. Removal of members from office.

7. Resignation of members of the Authority.

8. Eligibility for reappointment as a member of the Authority.

9. Casual vacancies among members.

10. Death, removal or resignation of Chairman.

11. Appointment of person to act for member.

12. Validity of acts or proceedings of the Authority.

13. Delegation of powers and duties of the Authority.

14. Regulation of procedure of the Authority.

PART II

Functions and Duties of the Authority

15. Functions and duties of the Authority.

PART III

General

16. Authority may request information.

17. The Authority may give directions.

18. Contribution by Government for the use of the Authority.

19. Remuneration of members of the Authority.

20. Regulations.

21. Offences and penalties.

17 of 1976.

A LAW to provide for the establishment of a National Metric Conversion Authority to facilitate the adoption of the metric system of measurement in Sri Lanka and to provide for the progressive use in Sri Lanka of the metric system of measurement as the sole system of measurement of physical quantities.

[Date of Commencement: 1st January, 1977]

1. Short title.

This Law may be cited as the National Metric Conversion Law.

PART I

The National Metric Conversion Authority

2. Establishment of the Authority.

For the purposes of this Law an authority by the name of the National Metric Conversion Authority (hereinafter referred to as "the Authority”) is hereby established.

3. General object of the Authority.

The general object for which the Authority is established is hereby declared to be to bring about progressively the use of the Metric System of Measurement in Sri Lanka as the sole system of measurement of physical quantities.

4. Constitution of the Authority.

(1) The Minister shall appoint the following persons as members of the Authority—

(a) a Chairman who shall be a public officer of the Weights and Measures Division of the Ministry charged with the subject of Trade;

(b) a representative of the Ministry charged with the subject of Industries;

(c) a representative of the Ministry charged with the subject of Planning;

(d) a representative of the Ministry charged with the subject of Finance;

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