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Precious Metals Marking Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-06-16:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections 10(1), 11(6) and 12(1), a quality mark may be applied to a precious metal article by any method.

  • (2) Where a quality mark is stamped, branded, engraved or imprinted on a precious metal article, a trade mark that is applied to that article pursuant to subsection 4(3) of the Act shall be applied by the same method as the quality mark.

  • (3) Where only part of an article is composed of a precious metal plating of a quality specified in section 7, 8 or 9 and a quality mark is applied to the article, the name of the part to which the quality mark is applicable shall be applied immediately before or after the mark.

  • (4) Where a statement of the thickness of the precious metal is expressed as a whole numeral and followed immediately by the word “micrometres”, or the symbol, “vm” the word “micron”, or the symbol “v” may be substituted therefor.

  • SOR/85-386, s. 1
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