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If you are selling liquid fuel, e.g. petrol, diesel or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) you must comply with the following requirements:
Under the national trade measurement laws, the fuel dispenser is a ‘measuring instrument for trade’. The person responsible for its use is the person who:
Note that under the law, a customer using a self-serve measuring instrument such as a fuel dispenser is not considered to be a person in control of this instrument.
NMI employs trade measurement inspectors throughout Australia. The role of inspectors is:
The main laws covering trade measurement are the National Measurement Act and the National Trade Measurement Regulations. For information on the sale of liquid fuels see regulations 1.3, 5.2(1.b.iv), 5.3 and 5.4. For offences and penalties regarding the use of measuring instruments for trade and shortfall provisions, see the following sections of the Act:
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