How to apply Legal Metrology Certificate?

How to apply Legal Metrology Certificate?

Date : 2021-05-27

Introduction:

The Legal Metrology is under the aegis of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. The directorate of legal metrology sets the standards and regulations in relation to weights and measurements and other items imported/ manufactured or sold in the market.

The role of the Legal Metrology Department is to make sure that the weights and measurements in India comply with the standards set by the authorities and that the interests of the people are safe when they buy any packaged commodity.

In this article, we shall talk about the kinds of legislation enacted by the Government of India and the procedure to follow to apply for the Legal Metrology Certificate for the weights and measurements or the packaged commodities by the importers, manufactures, packers or dealers. 

The kinds of legislations passed by Government of India to regulate Legal Metrology in India and they are as follows:
  • The Legal Metrology Act, 2009

  • The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011

  • The Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011

  • The Legal Metrology (Approval of Models) Rules, 2011

  • The Legal Metrology (National Standards) Rules, 2011

  • The Legal Metrology (Numeration) Rules, 2011

  • The Indian Institute of Legal Metrology Rules, 2011

The procedure to follow to apply for Legal Metrology Certificate

The steps to be followed while applying for a Legal Metrology Certificate are as follows:
  • It is a complicated process, therefore, it is advisable to contact an experienced Legal Metrology Consultant.

  • First step, draft an application as per legal metrology license required,

  • Second step, collect the required documents,

  • Third step, submit the application alongwith the prescribed fee,

  • Fourth step, inspection will be conducted by the authority,

  • After the inspection is over the application is either approved or rejected.

Conclusion:

We at ELT Consultants shall make sure the process of applying for a Legal Metrology License is smooth. Our team has vast experience in the field of legal metrology and are the best Legal Metrology Consultants in Delhi, India

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