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Weights and Measures Department

VERIFICATION CERTIFICATE
REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS
A copy of pattern approval Certificate
Current Pressure test and Calibration Certificate
Particulars of equipment, i.e. applicants should include or provide particulars, details etc
A copy of the previous Certificate where applicable
Evidence of payment of statutory fees and working charges where applicable
PROCESSES TIMELINES FEES
Application Submission 6 working days As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Inspection
Report Presentation
Payment of appropriate fees
Preparation of Certificate
PATTERN APPROVAL CERTIFICATE
REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS
Pattern approval from the country of origin
Operational manual of the product or equipment
SON CAP where applicable
Formal application of the company or applicant
PROCESSES TIMELINES FEES
Submission of Application/other documents 5 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Analysis of Documents submitted
Physical Inspection of Equipment
Evaluation of Performance
Preparation of Certificate
CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY
REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS
Education qualifications of the applicant
Evidence of any skill acquisition in the field applied for
Recommendation from the employer if employed
Formal application of the company or applicant
PROCESSES TIMELINES FEES
Submission of Application 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Screening of Candidate/Evaluation of Academic Record
Training
Examination
Issuance of Certificate
WAIVER
REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS
Where it appears to an inspector in any special circumstances that it is impracticable or unreasonable for the owner or user of any weights, measures or instrument, to complyliterally with any requirement of these Regulations, he shall consult the Director with a view to referring the matter to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, who may if he thinks fit dispense with the observance of such requirements upon such conditions as he thinks fit in the special circumstances referred to him
PROCESSES TIMELINES FEES
Submission of Application 10 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Evaluation of Justification
Bilateral meeting between the Applicant team and Department
Management decision for the recommendation of approval or rejection
Communication of Ministry’s decision to the Applicant
EXEMPTION FROM REGULATION
REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS
These Regulations shall not apply to the following, that is to say:
In so far as they relate to material, weights, measures and instruments used in manufacture of explosives; and
Instruments or installations incorporating load cells or other electrical devices for the measurement of weights. Such instruments and installations shall be stamped and certified by inspectors only on the instruction of the Director who shall in each case decide after due consultation with the manufacturers and users of the instrument or installation what tests and allowances shall be applied
PROCESSES TIMELINES FEES
Submission of Application 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Evaluation of Justification 6 working days
Communication of Approval/Rejection