Traders booked for violating LM Act, PC Rules

ITANAGAR, Nov 9: As many as 19 traders were booked on Friday for violating the Legal Metrology (LM) Act, 2009, and the Packaged Commodities (PC) Rules, 2011.
The violations were detected during an inspection conducted by the mobile inspection team of the legal metrology & consumer affairs department, led by Deputy Controllers D Marbom (HQ) and TN Tara (West Zone) at Niti Vihar, Mowb-II and Panchali areas here.
While 17 traders were booked for violating the weight and measures laws, two were booked under the PC Rules for not displaying the mandatory declarations on retail packages and selling cold drinks above the maximum retail price.
The team educated the traders on the correct use of weights and measures, and advised them to get the weights and measures verified or renewed when due.