Certificates of Importers

Manufacturers/ Importers of Weighing and Measuring equipment, which are prescribed Under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009.

Directors of the Companies Nominated

Only one nominated Director of the company will be responsible for the offences done by the company under the Legal Metrology Act.

Model Approvel System

Approval of model of weight or measure before manufacturing/ import.

Weights Measures

The Legal Metrology Act, 2009 is a single Act covering the provisions of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 and (Enforcement) Act, 1985

Legal Metrology

Legal Metrology is the application of legal requirements to measurements and measuring instruments.


The Act received the assent of the President on the 13th January, 2010 and came into force with effect from 1st April, 2011.

Rules & Act

Specifications for weighing and measuring instruments have been prescribed in the Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011.

Functions of the Legal Metrology

A transparent and efficient legal metrology system inspires confidence in trade, industry and consumer and brings harmonious environment for conducting business.

Attached/ Subordinate Offices

Regional Reference Standard Laboratories (RRSLs). Indian Institute of Legal Metrology, Ranchi.