Overview of Registration from Legal Metrology Maharashtra
Legal Metrology is part of Metrology that deals with units of weights and measurements, methods of weights and measurements and weighing and measuring instruments to ensure public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of weights and measurements.
Legal Metrology Act, 2009 establishes and enforces standards of weights and measures, regulates trade and commerce in weights, measures and other goods/products that are sold or distributed by weights and measure or a number and for matter connected therewith or incidental thereto. No person is allowed to manufacture, sell or repair any weight or measure without obtaining registration/license from the Controller of Legal Metrology.
The organisation of Legal Metrology Maharashtra comes under the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection of the Maharashtra Government. Maharashtra state falls under the Regional Reference Standard Laboratory, Ahmedabad. Followings are relevant Acts and Rules covered under the Legal Metrology Maharashtra:
Benefits of Registration under Legal Metrology Maharashtra
Following are the benefits of getting Registration under the Legal Metrology Organisation of Maharashtra:
Documents for Registration under Legal Metrology Maharashtra
Following are the documents required for Registration under Legal Metrology Maharashtra:
Other information that is required for Registration in Maharashtra is as follows:
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Procedure for obtaining Registration under Legal Metrology Maharashtra
Following are the steps that are required to be followed for obtaining Registration from the Legal Metrology Organisation of Maharashtra:
However, if the Application is from the repairer, then he should undergo a technical ability test as specified by the Controller. After completing the ability test, issuing authority asks the applicant to deposit the requisite fee with the security deposit as per the Rules.
Reasons for rejection of Application
Reasons for rejection of applications for Registration under Legal Metrology Maharashtra are as follows: