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 6 working days As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Report Presentation 6 working days As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Payment of appropriate fees 6 working days As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Preparation of Certificate 6 working days As provided on Regulation 24, 25
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 5 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Physical Inspection of Equipment 5 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Evaluation of Performance 5 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
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
PROCESSES TIMELINES FEES
Submission of Application 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Screening of Candidate/Evaluation of Academic Record 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Training 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Examination 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Issuance of Certificate 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
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 comply
literally 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 10 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Bilateral meeting between the Applicant team and Department 10 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Management decision for the recommendation of approval or rejection 10 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Communication of Ministry’s decision to the Applicant 10 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
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 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25
Communication of Approval/Rejection 7 working day As provided on Regulation 24, 25