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Legal Metrology Resources

This page provides links to guidance, toolkits and other resources.
  1. Bulk Fuel
  2. OPSS
  3. Road Tankers
Video of a weighbridge test and how to perform one.
  1. OPSS
  2. Public Weighbridges
This Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) guidance relates to bulk liquid fuel measuring systems on road tankers.
  1. Bulk Fuel
  2. Liquid Fuel
  3. LMEP
  4. Road Tankers
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
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
  1. Diesel Additives
  2. 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 safety requirements for customer use baggage check weighing instruments.
  1. NAWI
  2. Weighing Equipment (Non-automatic Weighing Machines) Regulations 2000
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 Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006 (PGR).
  1. Weights and Measures Regulations
Guidance by the Legal Metrology Expert Panel (LMEP) on soft drink vending machine systems.
  1. Packaged Goods
  2. Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006
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 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 the addition of lemon to spirit drinks.
  1. Weights and Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) Order 1988
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 'growlers'.
  1. Intoxicating Liquor
  2. Measuring Equipment (Intoxicating Liquor) Regulations 1983
  3. Pint Measures
Database of type examination and type approval metrology equipment certificates.
  1. Certification Bodies
  2. MID
  3. NAWI
  4. WELMEC
OIML model regulations specifying the metrological characteristics of measuring instruments and methods and equipment for checking their conformity.
  1. Automatic Catchweighing Machines
  2. Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments
  3. Automatic Rail Weighbridges
  4. Beltweighers
  5. Cold Water Meters
  6. Graduated Pipettes
  7. Length Measures
  8. Load Cells
  9. Measuring Instruments
  10. Metal Stamps
  11. NAWI
  12. Packaged Goods
  13. Verification
  14. Weights
Guidance on the single market for goods.
  1. European Communities Act 1972
  2. European Directives
  3. The Blue Guide
International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML) advice on harmonising and improving legal metrology work.
  1. Automatic Pipettes
  2. Certification Bodies
  3. Density
  4. Pattern Approval
  5. Software
  6. Vortex Meters