Legal Metrology Act, 2009 is an act to establish and enforce standards of weights and measures, regulate trade and commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Is Legal Metrology mandatory in India?
Yes because the Department issues license to the manufacturer, dealer and repairer of weights and measures for dealing in weighing & measuring instruments, the license is a must.
Why is legal metrology important?
Legal metrology provides regulations for the control of measurements and measuring instruments. Legal metrology also provides protection of public safety, the environment, consumers, traders and is critical to fair trade.