Mensuration that Matters

  • Shobini D.
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  • Shobini D.

    Student at Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, India

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Throughout human history, the capacity for measurement has been essential to advancement. India's engineering legacy has been present for up to 4000 years, as evidenced by the comparison of historical monument size with informal and official units. There were several units used in India for measuring length and area before to the adoption of the metric system. But now occasionally, commodities supplied by weight or measure turn out to be less than advertised simply due to traders using fictitious weights and measures. They frequently engage in this malpractice, so in order to protect the interests of all customers and raise awareness among them, the Indian Penal Code, 1860's Chapter XIII, Sections 264–267, in the context of "Weights and Measures," was amended to include these provisions. This will put an end to these unfair practices and ensure that those who commit them face consequences. This paper highlights the evolution and various laws pertaining to the regulation of the weights and measures.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 2805 - 2821


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