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SRINAGAR, MAY 18: A team of the Legal Metrology Department to day penalized a local restaurant for overcharging on mineral water bottles.
Under Legal Metrology laws, no dealer/trader can charge more than MRP for a bottle of drinking water or cold drink even in a hotel. Moreover, the manufacturer/ importer of Pre-packaged commodities cannot print two different MRP’s on the same product carrying same quantity and meant for same place City, District or State.
It was said that the printing of dual MRP’s for the same product meant for same place is a serious offence under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009.