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LMD fines rice packer firm for violation of rules

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SAMBA, MAY 18: The Legal Metrology Department has fined a Punjab based Rice Packing Firm for violating Legal Metrology (packaged commodities) Rules 2011.

The firm was in practice of packing rice bags of various denominations for sale in the market without mandatory declarations being printed such as MRP Rs….(inclusive of all taxes), month/year of packing, customer helpline etc.

A legal notice was served to the management of the firm based on offence reports submitted by the Inspector Legal Metrology Samba Mohsin Khateeb.

The management of the said firm confessed the guilt and pleaded before the Assistant Controller LMD Samba. On written submission, the defaulter company was compounded and a sum of Rs.25000 was charged as fine.

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