5 shopkeepers booked for violation of LM Act

CHANGLANG, Jun 17:The officials of the legal metrology and consumer affairs department here booked five traders for violation of provisions of Legal Metrology Act, 2009 during an unannounced inspection conducted in and around the township here on Wednesday.
While two traders were booked for using unverified weights and weighing scale, three were booked for selling packaged commodities without the mandatory information as required under the LM Act.
Around 40 trading premises were inspected during the day.
The officials instructed all the shopkeepers and their staffs to strictly follow the Covid-19 SoP guidelines, including wearing of facemasks compulsorily and keeping hand sanitizers at the entrance for the customers.