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The Measuring Instruments (EEC Pattern Approval Requirements) (Fees) Regulations 1987

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1.—(1) Where regulation 7(1) or (5) of the principal Regulations applies (application for grant or extension of EEC pattern approval), the fees shall be—

(a)an amount calculated to the nearest quarter of an hour in respect of any time taken by examination staff conducting the examination at the rate of £33.00 per hour and by equipment test unit staff in testing the pattern at the rate of £27.00 per hour, including any time spent in travelling, and any time during which the pattern is tested in an environmental testing chamber at the rate of £10.00 per hour, due and payable as indicated in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) below; and

(b)the amount of additional expenses, if any, incurred by or occasioned to the Secretary of State, by reason of any part of the examination taking place at a place other than the National Weights and Measures Laboratory of the Department of Trade and Industry, due and payable as indicated in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) below.

(2) Subject to sub-paragraph (3) below, the amounts referred to in sub-paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) above shall be due and payable on the service on the applicant of an invoice from the Secretary of State quarterly in arrears.

(3) On completion of the examination, the Secretary of State shall serve an invoice on the applicant for the final amount of the fees, together with the notification of such completion, and the final amount shall thereupon, and before notification of the result, be due and payable to the Secretary of State.

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