Enhancing Accuracy and Consumer Protection: Introduction to Legal Metrology
Maintenance of accuracy in all weights Measures used in Trade, Commerce Industry
Protection of Consumer Interest
To ensure correct quantities for the prices paid
To ensure correct weighing of farm produced in sale transaction
The Legal Metrology Act, 2009 currently having 57 sections is a single Act covering the provisions of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 and Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1985
The State Governments have also framed their State Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules for the implementation of the Act, 2009.
Ensure compliance, expand market access, and build customer trust.