Search Legislation

Measuring Equipment (Liquid Fuel and Lubricants) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)
 Help about opening options

Opening Options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Amendment of the Measuring Equipment (Liquid Fuel and Lubricants) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

7.  For regulation 10 there shall be substituted the following regulation –

Conditions for testing of measuring equipment

10.(1) Subject to the provisions of this regulation, measuring equipment shall be tested, passed as fit for use for trade and stamped either –

(a)at the place where it is to be used; or

(b)at the place of its manufacture or assembly or at testing premises.

(2) In the case of paragraph (1)(a), measuring equipment shall be tested, passed as fit for use for trade and stamped only when it is –

(a)complete with all its parts as described in the certificate of approval or notice of examination, as the case may be; and

(b)completely erected, installed and ready for use.

(3) In the case of paragraph (1)(b), measuring equipment shall be tested, passed as fit for use for trade and stamped only when it is operated in such a manner and in such configuration and environment as to replicate in all relevant respects those in which it will be installed at the place where it is to be used and either –

(a)it is complete with all its parts as described in the certificate of approval or notice of examination, as the case may be, and is completely erected, temporarily installed and ready for use; or

(b)it is complete with equipment, including representative repeat indicating and control devices, and is erected, temporarily installed and ready for use so that it simulates in all relevant respects the manner in which it will function when complete with all its parts as provided for in sub-paragraph (a).

(4) Notwithstanding the preceding paragraphs, measuring equipment which has been tested, passed as fit for use for trade and stamped in accordance with this regulation shall not be used for trade if –

(a)it has subsequently been dismantled before completion of its installation at the place where it is to be used; and

(b)any such dismantling is likely to have affected its performance.

(5) For the purposes of this regulation –

(a)“testing premises” mean premises which are suitable for an inspector’s use in testing measuring equipment which has been presented for testing for passing as fit for use for trade;

(b)“repeat indicating device” means a device which, using the interface which will be used when the measuring equipment is permanently installed, displays mandatory metrological indications;

(c)“control device” means a device using the interface which will be used when the measuring equipment is permanently installed which receives a call signal from the fuel dispenser and authorises delivery..

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources