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Overview of Legal-metrology-certification

What is Legal Metrology?

Means that part Metrology which treats units of weighment and measurement, methods of weighing & measuring and weighing and measuring instruments in relation to the mandatory technical and legal requirement which have the object of ensuring public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of the details mentioned on or measured by the product.

How can consumer ensure that any weight & measure is standard or not?

Every instrument that weighs & measures must be manufactured as per the specification and model laid down by the Government of India. Weight & measures used by the traders are verified & stamped by the Inspector of the Legal Metrology Department, after due verification, with a seal for ensuring the integrity of the stamp of Inspector and quarter in which it is verified.

Who is the competent authority to grant license?

Controller of Legal Metrology Department is the competent authority to grant the license. Application for license should be submitted to the Inspector of Legal metrology who will inspect the firm and forward the same to Controller of Legal Metrology with recommendation for consideration for grant of license.

Who is the competent authority to register any person who intends to import or export any weights & measures?

Any person who intends to import/export any weight & measure needs to register himself with Department of Legal Metrology, Government of India as importer , packer pr manufacturer. If You are Looking for top Legal Metrology consultants in India then SUN CONSULTANTS & ENGINEERS is your ultimate destination to resolve all your queries pertaining to legal metrology compliances. We are a team of dedicated professionals offering premium Legal Metrology consultancy services in India. As a team we are well-versed with the procedures laid down by the Government and help your business through the entire registration process and knowledge support wherever required. We assure you of complete satisfaction for Legal Metrology Consultancy in India because of the reason that we have extensive experience of working with Legal Metrology Department of Consumer Affairs and Legal Metrology Food & Supplies Department.

Is it necessary to display the certificate of verification?

It is necessary to display every certificate of verification granted under the Act at a conspicuous place in the premises where such weights or measures are being, or intended or likely to be used in any transaction or for protection.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Means that part Metrology which treats units of weighment and measurement, methods of weighing & measuring and weighing and measuring instruments in relation to the mandatory technical and legal requirement which have the object of ensuring public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of details mentioned on the product.

Yes, the Department issues license to the manufacturer, dealer and repairer of weights &measures for dealing in weighing & measuring instruments, the license is a must.

Every weight & measurement instrument must be manufactured as per the specification and model laid down by the Government of India. Weights & measures used by the traders are verified & stamped by the Inspector of the Legal Metrology Department, after due verification, with a seal for ensuring the integrity of the stamp of Inspector and quarter in which it is verified.

Controller of Legal Metrology Department is the competent authority to grant the license. Application for license should be submitted to the Inspector of Legal metrology who will inspect the firm and forward the same to Controller of Legal Metrology with recommendation for consideration

No, weights or measure shall be sold or offered, exposed or possessed for sale or used or kept for use in any transaction or for protection unless it has been verified & stamped that too by a licensed manufacturer/dealer of Legal Metrology Officer.

No, All Licenses issued or renewed under this Act is not saleable or otherwise transferable.

It is necessary to display every certificate of verification granted under the Act at a conspicuous place in the premises where such weights or measures are being, or intended or likely to be used in any transaction or for protection.

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