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Weighbridge Government Passing, Stamping & Calibration Certificate

UP Scales have official Weight & Measurment License for Weighingbridge Government Passing, Stamping & Calibration Certificate

Weighbridge Government Stamping, Passing & Calibration Certificate

UP Scales have official Government License from Weight & Measurment Department ( Legal Metrology ) For Providing Government Stamping, Passing & Calibration Certificate for Weighbridge annually. We have Official Government License for Stamping and Passing any Weighing Instrument.

Types of Weighbridge for which we provide Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate annually – 

  1. Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  2. Pit-Type Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  3. Pit-Less Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  4. RCC Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  5. Mobile Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  6. Rail Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  7. Portable Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  8. Mechincal Weighbridge Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  9. Truck Scale Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 
  10. Dharamkanta Government Stamping & Calibration Certificate 

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What are The Legal Metrology Act (Weight & Measure Department)

The Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (1 of 2010) was implemented with effect from 1st of April, 2011. To sell anything in the Indian market one has to comply with the Legal Metrology Act. The basic requirements are:

  • Every unit of weight or measure shall be in accordance with the metric system based on the international system of units.
  • It also specifies base unit of all the products. Some of the base units are:
  1. Length shall be in meter
  2. Mass shall be in kilogram
  3. Time shall be in second and so on
  • Every numeration shall be made in accordance with the decimal system
  • Person shall quote price, publish advertisement, and indicate quantity of pre-packaged commodity in accordance with this Act.
  • Every reference standard, secondary standard and working standard shall be verified and stamped in such manner and after payment of such fee as may be prescribed.
  • Any transaction of goods, class of goods or undertakings shall be made by such weights, measure or number according to this Act.
  • A product shall be pre-packed in specified standard quantities or number and bears thereon such declarations and particulars in such manner as may be prescribed

The Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011

To specify details of standards and commercial Weight or Measure in regard to denomination, physical characteristics, material, tolerance, design and performance.

Made under Legal Metrology Act, 2009, these rules govern the specifications of standards of Weights and Measures for reference, Secondary and Working standards, used for the purpose of periodic verification and re verification. These also regulate the conditions of usage of Weights and Measures in any transaction or protection, which ought to be conformed to physical characteristics and configuration as specified in the schedule-V of these rules. These also govern the conditions of import of Weight and Measure requiring registration of importer with Legal Metrology Department. These rules exclusively prohibit any use of Non Standard Weight and Measure in any trade and commerce. However, under the rules, permission for usage of such instruments is granted only for scientific investigation or research. The thirteen schedules appended to these rules contain details of Weight and Measure instruments and their characteristics, configuration, condition and the manner of periodic verification and re verification.

Name of the all Weighing and Measuring Intruments which should need to have Calibration Certificate, Government Stamping & Government Verification Certificate annually

The instruments which come under the provisions of the Act for verification and calibration are:

  1. Weights
  2. Measures
  3. Steel tape measures.(fabric tape/folding scales)
  4. Dispensing Pumps(Petrol Pumps)
  5. Length measures
  6. Weighbridges
  7. Beam Scales
  8. Surveying chains used for land measurement
  9. Counter Machines
  10. Water meter (Domestic)
  11. Clinical thermometer
  12. Sphygmomanometer
  13. Taxi Meter
  14. CNG Measuring instruments
  15. Calibration and verification of tank lorry
  16. Oil storage tanks
  17. Automatic gravimetric filling machines
  18. Peg Measures
  19. Automatic Rail Weighbridges
  20. Automatic Road Weighbridges
  21. VATS
  22. Totalizing Automatic weighing instruments (totalising Hopper weighers)
  23. Bulk Meter
  24. Liquid System other than water
  25. Volumetric Container type liquid measuring devices

How to use Weighing and Measuring Instruments.

Weighing Machine for shop
  1. Weighing by Digital balance

when weighing by Digital balances  the Following need to be taken care of: 

Need to be more careful

  1. A machine set at 0.000 does not weighs correctly.
  2. Shopkeepers using digital balances are required to keep verified weights equal to 1/10th of the maximum capacity of the balance.
  3. Place a known weight to verify the correctness of the balance.
  4. All digital balance must have a permanently fixed descriptive plate stating its class, maximum capacity and other details
  5. Higher the class, more is the accuracy. The Jewellery Shops must keep balances of at least class II accuracy
  6. The digital scale has a sealing provision which prevents the scope of unethical calibration / manipulation.
  7. The trader can use only digital scale when it is approved by the Inspector of Legal Metrology.
  8. Check seal & stamp of the Inspector on the scale in case of any doubt about the accuracy of the scale.
  9. The verification/calibration of digital scale by the Inspector Legal Metrology Department is valid for one year.
  10. The usage of the scale beyond the validity date by the Shopkeeper is illegal under Legal Metrology Laws and attracts penal section.
  11. Weighing with tampered digital scale is a fraudulent practise.

Penalties and Fine if Weighing Instruments Owner don't have Calibration Certificate, Government Stamp and Government Verification.

The penal provisions for violation of Legal Metrology Act, 2009 & Rules framed have been provided. The penalties mainly relate with the violation of manufacturing of non standard Weights and Measures, counterfeiting of seal, short weighment / measurement, use of unverified weights and measures and not making mandatory declarations on the packaged commodities. The penalty is imposed depending upon the nature of offence committed by the accused. The non compoundable, second offence and subsequent offences are sent to court of law for trial.

Penalties under Weights & Measures Laws
Nature of Offences
under Legal Metrology
Act, 2009
First Offence Second and subsequent
offence
Use of Nonstandard
Weight and Measure
Fine upto
Rs.25000
Punished with imprisonment
for a term which may
extend to 6 months
and also with fine.
Alteration of
weight and
measure
Fine upto
Rs.50000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which shall not be less
than six months but may
extend to one year or
with fine or with both.
Manufacture
or sale of nonstandard weight
or measure
Fine upto
Rs.20000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
three years or with fine
or with both.
Transaction,
deal or
contract in
contravention of
the prescribed
standards.
Fine upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Quoting or
publishing, etc.,
of non-standard
units
Fine upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Transactions in
contravention of
standard weight
or measure
Fine upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Non-production
of documents,
etc.
Fine upto
Rs.5000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year and also with
fine.
Failure to get
model approved
Fine not
less than
Rs.2000 but
may be upto
Rs.10000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year and also with
fine.
Sale or delivery
of commodities,
etc., by nonstandard weight
or measure.
Fine not less
than Rs.2000
but may be
upto Rs.5000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which shall not be less
than three months but
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Rendering
services by nonstandard weight,
measure or
number
Fine not less
than Rs.2000
but may be
upto Rs.5000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which shall not be less
than three months but
which may extend to
one year, or with fine, or
with both.
Selling, etc. of
non-standard
packages
(which does
not conform to
Declaration)
Fine upto
Rs.25000
Fine upto Rs.50000
and for the subsequent
offence, with fine not
less than fifty thousand
rupees but which may
extend to one lakh
rupees or Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year or with both.
Selling, etc. of
non-standard
packages (Error
in Net content)
fine which
shall not be
less than
Rs.10000 but
which may
extend to
Rs.50000
Punished with fine
which may extend to
one lakh rupees or with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year or with both.
Contravention
by Government
approved Test
Centre
(contravention
of any of the
provisions of
this Act or the
rules made there
under, or the
conditions of
the license)
fine which
may extend
to one lakh
rupees.
.................................
Contravention
by Government
approved Test
Centre (will
full verification
or stamping
of any weight
or measure by
Employee of
GATC)
Punished with
imprisonment
for a term
which may
extend to one
year or with
fine which
may extend to
ten thousand
rupees or with
both.
.......................
Non-registration
by importer
of weight or
measure
Fine Upto
Rs.25000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to six
months, or with fine, or
with both.
Import of nonstandard weight
or measure.
Fine Upto
Rs.50000
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
one year and also with
fine.
Obstructing
Director,
Controller or
legal Metrology
officer.
Punished with
imprisonment
for a term
which may
extend to two
years
Punished with
imprisonment for a term
which may extend to
five years.
What is the validity period of any Weight or Measure
Name of the Weihing Instrument Validity Period
Iron Weights Two Years
Bullion Weights Two Year
Counter Machine Two Year
Beam Scale Two Year
Electronic Scale One year
Platform Machine One year
Steel Meter One year
Volume measures Two Year
Peg measures One year

For the facility to the public, the Government has created four Quarters

  1.  January to March 
  2.  April to June
  3.  July to September
  4.  October to December

For example:- Any Weight or Measure got verified in January it can be re-verified up to next due (A) Quarter i.e. within January to March without any penalty

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.) What are Weight & Measures laws? What are the necessity of imposing these laws?

Ans). It ensures uniform enforcement of Standards and connected matters in Ws & Ms throughout the country. The Government has enacted:

  1. The Legal Metrology Act, 2009
  2. The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011
  3. The Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011
  4. The Legal Metrology (Approval of Models) Rules, 2011
  5. The Legal Metrology (National Standards) Rules, 2011
  6. The Legal Metrology (Numeration) Rules, 2011
  7. The Indian Institute of Legal Metrology Rules, 2011

 

2.) How can consumer ensure that any Weights & Measures is standard or not?

Ans). Every Weight & Measure used by the dealer is stamped by the W&M Department after due verification, with a special seal indicating the identification of Inspector and quarter in which it is verified. The validity of such stamped weights is two years whereas in the case of Counter/Beam/Electronic Balances/Platform scale it is one year. Dispensing unit, eigh bridge verification ertificate is issued to the user which is required to be displayed at conspicuous place by the trader/user. 

 

3.) Is it necessary to display the certificate of verification?

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

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