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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO BUREAU OF STANDARDS
The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of
Standards (TTBS) is proud to announce
the proclamation of the Metrology Act No.
18 of 2004. e Act was assented to on the
25th June 2004, and has now become law
e ective 1st May, 2015.
is legislation has repealed the Weights
and Measures Ordinance and will now
lay the foundation for the new national
measurement system in Trinidad and
Metrology is the science of measurement and the TTBS is the
agency charged with the responsibility of oversight in the area of
National Measurement Quality as de ned in the Metrology Act.
is would mean that measuring devices used in trade, for example
in the industry, supermarkets and gas stations will be monitored
by the Bureau, to ensure they are measuring accurately and the
consumer receives value for money. Additionally, the TTBS has
other responsibilities under the Act, becoming the custodian of the
National Measurement Standards in Trinidad and Tobago and also
provides calibration services, which the public can voluntarily access.
PROCLAMATION OF THE
Mr. eodore Reddock, Executive Director (Ag.), TTBS, applauded
the proclamation of the Act stating that " e passage of this Act will
now establish the national measurement system of Trinidad and
Tobago. I am pleased that the bene ts of this law can now be realized.
Metrology is very important from an economic, scienti c and social
perspective, since it is the basis for e ective management of the many
important measurements that are a part of our everyday existence.
With proclamation, citizens can have greater con dence in the
measurements performed in Trinidad and Tobago.
He further added that " e Bureau will be embarking on a series of
sensitization initiatives geared towards stakeholders understanding
their role in the implementation of the law. is can only be achieved
by us working together as a nation. e proclamation is only the
beginning and the process of building a world class measurement
system is the job that lies ahead."
National forward Nicholas Grant com-
pleted a sensational weekend for Petrotrin
with goals in a 2-1 win over previous lead-
ers Queen s Park CC to go top of the Men s
Championship Division table at Tacarigua.
Grant found the back of the net in the
36th but Jordan Reynos drew the Parkites
level in the 47th only to be red carded a
few minutes along with Petrotrin s Bertrand
With both teams down to ten-men, Grant
then got the decisise item in the 54th min-
utes to hand his team a second win in as
many days, and third of the season to lead
maximum nine points, two ahead of
Petrotrin had a much easier outing 24
hours earlier, a 4-1 bashing of Fatima led
by a Wayne Legerton hat-trick and oen
from Solomon Eccles, while David Lee was
on target for the losers.
Also on Saturday, four different players
were on target for Defence Force in a 4-
2 defeat of Paragon 4-2.
Brian Burrowes fired Defence Force into
a fourth minute lead by national striker
Akim Toussaint replied for Paragon five
Anthony Morales (20th) and national
defender Marcus James (34th) then netted
to put the "Teteron men" 3-1 ahead but
T&T forward Kiel Murray cut the deficit
to 2-3 in the 42nd, only for his international
team-mate Mickell Pierre to seal all three
points for Defence Force a minute later.
And in Tobago, visiting Courts Malvern
blanked Paradise 3-0 with Tariq Marcano
scoring a pair and Christopher Lazar, the
Petrotrin to top
Courts Malvern Under-21 players pose for a team photograph after topping the Boys Under-21
Division of the T&T Hockey Board Youth Committee Easter Tournament at the Hasely Crawford
Stadium, Training Field, Mucurapo earlier this month.
SC Magnolias 2 (Stacey Siu Butt 35th,
50th) vs GCC 1 (Kerensa Fernandes
Paragon 5 (Alana Lewis 2, Felicia King,
Zene Henry, Naomi Sampson) vs GCC 2
Defence Force 4 (Brian Burrowes 4th,
Anthony Morales 20th, Marcus James
34th, Mickell Pierre 43rd) vs Paragon 2
(Akim Toussaint 9th, Kiel Murray 42nd)
Courts Malvern 3 (Tariq Marcano 2,
Christopher Lazar) vs Paradise 0
Petrotrin 4 (Wayne Legerton 3,
Solomon Eccles) vs Fatima 1 (David
T&THB SELECTED RESULTS
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