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12 Units Of Measurement In Customs And Excise Acts

Volume 929: debated on Monday 4 April 1977

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Motion made, and Question,

That provision may be made for amending the customs and excise Acts so as to replace any unit of measurement by a metric unit and the proof system of ascertaining the alcoholic strength of spirits and other liquids by a system of measurement by reference to percentages of alcohol by volume.—[Mr. Healey.]

put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 94 ( Ways and Means motions), and agreed to.