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Legal Metrology Resources

This page provides links to guidance, toolkits and other resources.
This guidance by the Legal Metroglogy Expert Panel relates to the weight marking of sand and ballast as outlined in Schedule 4 of the Weights and Measures Act 1985, and supports guidance previously issued by The Builders Merchants Federation.
  1. Ballast
  2. Builders Merchants
  3. Bulk Bags
  4. Measuring Systems
  5. Weights and Measures Act 1985
This Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) guidance relates to a question concerning an operator of road tanker mounted bulk liquid fuel measuring systems, where tankers were being used with broken seals.
  1. Bulk Fuel
  2. Measuring Instruments Regulations 2016
  3. Measuring Systems
  4. Road Tankers
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on intoxicating liquor measuring equipment.
  1. Weights and Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) Order 1988
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on the use of non-automatic weight instruments (NAWIs) by pawnbrokers.
  1. NAWI
  2. Weighing Equipment (Non-automatic Weighing Machines) Regulations 2000
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on forecourt fuel 'running up a penny' guidance.
  1. Liquid Fuel
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on safety requirements for class II jewellers scales.
  1. NAWI
  2. Weighing Equipment (Non-automatic Weighing Machines) Regulations 2000
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on the Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006 (PGR).
  1. Weights and Measures Regulations
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on the weight marking of printer cartridges.
  1. Packaged Goods
  2. Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on 'growlers'.
  1. Intoxicating Liquor
  2. Measuring Equipment (Intoxicating Liquor) Regulations 1983
  3. Pint Measures
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on safety requirements for customer use baggage check weighing instruments.
  1. NAWI
  2. Weighing Equipment (Non-automatic Weighing Machines) Regulations 2000