Measuring Units and National Measuring Standards Amendment Act (No.

1st January 1998

To amend the Measuring Units and National Measuring Standards Act, 1973, so as to insert and to amend definitions; to amend certain obsolete references and provisions; to clarify the provisions regarding the traceability of measuring standards to national measuring standards; to provide for the issuing of certificates by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; and to provide that any such certificate, or a certified copy thereof, produced in criminal proceedings is evidence of the facts contained therein; and to provide for matters connected therewith.