This legislation has been repealed.
(1) Where a licensee
is at any time dissatisfied with the reading of a meter, he may give written
notice to the Commission within 7 days of the reading requiring the meter
to be tested, and the meter shall then be tested by passing through it a
predetermined quantity of water.
(2) When a test has
been completed to the satisfaction of the Commission then —
where the meter registers more than 5% in excess of the quantity that actually
passes through it at the test, the Commission shall bear all direct and
incidental expenses of that test;
where the meter registers less than 5% in excess of the quantity that actually
passes through it at the test, the licensee shall pay to the Commission all
direct and incidental expenses of that test.
(3) The expenses of a
test shall be fixed by the Commission, subject to the minimum fee prescribed
in Schedule 2.
(4) A licensee may
only request a test for the period of registration last preceding the date of
reading in respect of which he gives notice.
[Regulation 12D inserted in Gazette
10 December 1964 p.3969; amended in Gazette 5 July 1985
p.2408; 1 July 1987 p.2550; 29 June 1988 p.2110;
29 December 1995 pp.6298 and 6299.]
Averaging of Quantity Drawn
[Heading inserted in Gazette 10 December 1964 p.3969.]