—(1) Subject to subsection (3), where any person —
makes in any manner any representation as to the quantity of any goods offered or exposed for sale by him;
has in his possession or charge awaiting or in the course of delivery to the buyer any goods which have been sold or agreed to be sold, and the sale is, or purports to be, or is required by this Act to be, by quantity expressed in a particular manner, or is such that the quantity of the goods sold is required by any provision of this Act to be made known to the buyer at or before a particular time; or
has in his possession or charge for sale, or awaiting or in the course of delivery to a buyer after they have been sold or agreed to be sold, any goods pre-packed or otherwise made up in or on a container for sale or for delivery after sale which are required by this Act to be pre-packed, or to be otherwise so made up, as the case may be, only in particular quantities or only if the container is marked with particular information, or any goods pre-packed in or on a container marked with an indication of quantity, or any goods required by this Act to be made for sale only in particular quantities,
the powers of an inspector under section 30 shall include power to require that person either to do in the presence of the inspector, or to permit the inspector to do, all or any of the following things:
weigh or otherwise measure or count the goods;
weigh any container in or on which the goods are made up;
and, in the case of any of the goods which are not already sold, power to require that person to sell any of them to the inspector.
(2) Where the container or package of any pre-packed goods is broken open under subsection (1), the inspector shall not be under any obligation to re-seal the container or package or pay for the goods, whether on behalf of the Controller or otherwise.