—(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, it shall be lawful for any police officer authorised in writing in that behalf by the Deputy Commissioner of Police to require the person in charge of any motor vehicle —
to allow the motor vehicle or any trailer drawn thereby to be weighed laden or unladen and the weight transmitted to the road by any part of the motor vehicle or trailer laden or unladen in contact with the road to be tested; and
for the purpose of paragraph (a) to immediately proceed to a weighbridge or other machine for weighing vehicles.
(2) If any person in charge of a motor vehicle refuses or neglects to comply with any requirement under subsection (1), he shall be guilty of an offence.
(3) Subject to the provisions of this Act, it shall be lawful for any police officer so authorised to require the person in charge of the motor vehicle to unload the motor vehicle or trailer for the purpose of being weighed unladen.
(4) Where a motor vehicle or trailer is weighed under this section, a certificate of weight shall be given to the person in charge of the motor vehicle by the person who carried out the weighing of the vehicle.