Legal Metrology (Approval of Models) (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Nov 08, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on November 06, 2019, has published the Legal Metrology (Approval of Models) (Amendment) Rules, 2019 to further amend the Legal Metrology (Approval of Models) Rules, 2011.

The amendment Rules substitute Rule 19, namely:

Rule 19: Fees for testing of model of weight or measure to be deposited:

(1) The applicant shall, while making an application, deposit fees in the form of a demand draft drawn in favour of the laboratory or through online payment towards testing charges of the laboratory in the following manner, namely:

(i) rupees ten thousand for the testing of mechanical type model of weights or measures or weighing and measuring instruments;

(ii) rupees twenty-five thousand for the testing of digital or electronic type model of weights or measures or weighing and measuring instruments,

that are intended to be manufactured or imported for transaction or protection.

(2) The applicant shall deposit half of the testing fees as specified in sub-rule (1) for testing of the substitute material

They will come into force from November 06, 2019.

[Notification No. G.S.R. 823(E)]


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