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Weights and Measures Act 1985

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[F111A Approval of persons to verify equipment manufactured etc by them.E+W+S

(1)Subsection (2) below applies where, as regards a person who carries on business (whether in Great Britain or elsewhere) as a manufacturer, installer or repairer of equipment to which section 11 above applies, the Secretary of State–

(a)is satisfied that the person would, if approved under this section, satisfy the requirements set out in Part II of Schedule 3A to this Act, and

(b)considers the person a fit and proper person to be so approved.

(2)The Secretary of State may approve the person for the purpose of–

(a)testing any equipment to which section 11 above applies and which is manufactured, installed[F2, adjusted] or repaired by him,

(b)passing any such equipment as fit for use for trade, and

(c)stamping any such equipment with the prescribed stamp.

(3)Before granting an approval under this section, the Secretary of State may carry out such audits and inspections of the person’s systems and procedures as he considers necessary to establish that the conditions of the approval would be observed.

(4)Schedule 3A to this Act (which relates to approvals under this section and matters connected with such approvals) shall have effect.

(5)In that Schedule “approval” means an approval under this section and “the verifier”, in relation to such an approval, shall be construed accordingly.]

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F1S. 11A inserted (29.3.1999) by S.I. 1999/503, art. 2(7)

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