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Calibration Certificate for Weighing Scales


UP Scales is Official of Weight & Measurement Department and Legal Metrology Department for Providing Calibration Certificate, Government stamping & Passing to any weighing instruments. If you are looking for a Calibration Certificate, Government Stamping & Passing for your Weighing Scale/Machine you can call us on 9899008683.

 

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Name of the all Weighing Scales which should need to have Calibration Certificate, Government Stamping & Passing Annually

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

  1. Platform Weighing Scales calibration certificate
  2. Industrial weighing scale calibration certificate
  3. tabletop weighing scale calibration certificate
  4. Weighing machine on shops calibration certificate
  5. bench weighing scale calibration certificate
  6. Heavy-duty platform weighing scale calibration certificate
  7. Crane or Hanging weighing scale calibration certificate
  8. Counting weighing scale calibration certificate
  9. Laboratory weighing scale calibration certificate
  10. Jewelry weighing scale calibration certificate
  11. All type of Electronic weighing machines

Role and Objective of Legal Metrology in Consumer Protection

  1. Maintain accuracy of Standard of Weights and Measures along with instruments used in commercial transactions by periodical verifications and re-verification.
  2. Prevent fraudulent use of instruments for short weighted and measurement in the sale of goods or services.
  3. Prevent the use of Non-Standard Weights and Measures in transactions.
  4. Ensure only the Licensee Manufacturer/Dealer/Repairer deals with Standard of Weights & Measures.
  5. Prevent rendering of services none other than by Weights, Measures & Numbers.
  6. Ensure declaration on the principal display panel on the packed commodity for the information of consumers.
  7. Ensure that all the declared information is legible, prominent and as per the specifications so as to safeguard consumers’ interest.
  8. Check deceptive packages that attract and lure the consumers by the size of packing.
  9. Check Net Content of the pre-packed commodities
  10. Ensure declaration of dimensions, weight or combination on prepacked commodities.
  11. Registration of Manufacturer/ Packers/Importers so that consumers’ complaints are redressed.
  12. Ensure standardization of pre-packed commodities in specified quantity.
  13. Check misleading advertisement with respect to the declaration of MRP viz a viz Net contents.

 

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 enumeration shall be made in accordance with the decimal system
  • A person shall quote the price, publish the advertisement, and indicate the quantity of the 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

 

What is the validity period of any Weight or Measure
Name of the Weighing 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

 

Frequently Asked Questions –

1.) What is Calibration Certificate?

Ans). Calibration Certificate is the document issued by Weight & Measurement Department (Legal Metrology Department) which ensures that the weighing instrument is working perfectly and shows exact measure value.

2.) Is it necessary to have Calibration Certificate? 

Ans.) According to the Government of India Calibration Certificate is a must for every weighing instrument because it comes under public affairs. If the weighing machine owner doesn’t have Calibration Certificate of weighing instrument its comes under punishable act Hefty Fine and Jail provision are mentioned in the Legal metrology act.

3.) How I apply for Calibration Certificate for my weighing instrument?

Ans.) For Calibration Certificate call us on 9899008683 (UP Scales) we are the official by weight & measure department & Legal Metrology Department for providing Calibration Certificate for weighing instrument after verifying them.

4.) What are the name common weighing Instruments which need Calibration Certificate?

Ans.) According to Legal Metrology Act weighing instrument which needs calibration certificate is Weights (Cast iron weight), Measures, Steel tape measures(fabric tape/folding scales), Dispensing Pumps(Petrol Pumps), Length measures, Weighbridges, Beam Scales, Surveying chains used for land measurement, Counter Machines, Water meter (Domestic), Clinical thermometer, Sphygmomanometer, Taxi Meter, CNG Measuring instruments, Calibration and verification of tank lorry, Oil storage tanks, Automatic gravimetric filling machines, Peg Measures, Automatic Rail Weighbridges, Automatic Road Weighbridges, VATS, Totalizing Automatic weighing instruments (totalizing Hopper weighers), Bulk Meter, Liquid System other than water & volumetric Container type liquid measuring devices

5.) What are Weight & Measures laws? What is 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

6.) How can consumers 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 certificate is issued to the user which is required to be displayed at a conspicuous place by the trader/user.

7.) 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.

 

We have an official Government License from Weight & Measure Department & Legal Metrology Department for Providing Calibration Certificate, Government Stamping & Passing to any weighing Instrument

 

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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.

 

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