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The Measuring Instruments (Liquid Fuel delivered from Road Tankers) Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. PART II PLACING ON THE MARKET AND PUTTING INTO USE OF METER MEASURING SYSTEMS

    1. 4.Requirements for placing on the market and putting into use

    2. 5.Compliance with the essential requirements

    3. 6.Conformity assessment procedures

    4. 7.Designation of United Kingdom notified bodies

    5. 8.Functions of notified bodies

    6. 9.Provisions supplemental to regulation 7

    7. 10.Variation and termination of designations

    8. 11.Fees

    9. 12.Marking and identification requirements

    10. 13.Conformity with other directives

  4. PART III USE FOR TRADE OF METER MEASURING SYSTEMS

    1. 14.Requirements for use for trade

    2. 15.Maximum permissible error

    3. 16.Manner of use

    4. 17.Minimum measured quantity

  5. PART IV ENFORCEMENT

    1. 18.Enforcement authority

    2. 19.Compliance notice procedure

    3. 20.Immediate enforcement action

    4. 21.Review by the Secretary of State

    5. 22.Disqualification

    6. 23.Re-qualification

    7. 24.Testing of meter measuring systems

    8. 25.Unauthorised application of authorised marks

    9. 26.Powers of entry and inspection

    10. 27.Obstruction of enforcement officer

    11. 28.Penalties for offences

    12. 29.Defence of due diligence

    13. 30.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 31.Service of documents

    2. 32.Savings for certain privileges

    3. 33.Adaptation for Northern Ireland

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. 1.The essential requirements are the relevant requirements relating to meter...

      2. 2.Definitions

      3. 3.Allowable Errors

      4. 4.Reproducibility

      5. 5.Repeatability

      6. 6.Discrimination and Sensitivity

      7. 7.Durability

      8. 8.Reliability

      9. 9.Suitability

      10. 10.Protection against corruption

      11. 11.Information to be borne by and to accompany the meter measuring system

      12. 12.Indication of result

      13. 13.Further processing of data to conclude the trading transaction

      14. 14.Conformity evaluation

      15. 15.Rated operating conditions

      16. 16.Accuracy classification and maximum permissible errors (MPEs)

      17. 17.Maximum permissible effect of disturbances

      18. 18.Power supply failure

      19. 19.Putting into use

      20. 20.Units of measurement

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      NOTIFIED BODIES

      1. PART 1 NOTIFIED BODY CRITERIA

        1. 1.The body, its director and staff involved in conformity assessment...

        2. 2.The body, its director and staff involved in conformity assessment...

        3. 3.The conformity assessment shall be carried out with the highest...

        4. 4.The body shall be capable of carrying out all the...

        5. 5.The body’s staff shall have— (a) sound technical and vocational...

        6. 6.The impartiality of the body, its director and staff shall...

        7. 7.The body shall satisfy the Secretary of State that it...

        8. 8.The body’s director and staff shall be bound to observe...

      2. PART 2 FUNCTIONS

        1. 9.Assessment of applications for certificates or notifications

        2. 10.Limitations on duties to exercise functions

        3. 11.Contractors

        4. 12.Form of certificates and notifications

        5. 13.Conditions in certificates or notifications

        6. 14.Withdrawal of certificates or notifications

        7. 15.Procedure where a notified body is minded to refuse to give, or to vary or withdraw a certificate or notification

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

      1. 1.The technical documentation shall render the design, manufacture and operation...

      2. 2.The technical documentation shall be sufficiently detailed to ensure—

      3. 3.The technical documentation shall include insofar as relevant for assessment...

      4. 4.The manufacturer shall specify where seals and markings have been...

      5. 5.The manufacturer shall indicate the conditions for compatibility with interfaces...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MARKING AND INSCRIPTIONS

      1. 1.The CE marking consists of the symbol “CE” according to...

      2. 2.The M marking consists of the capital letter “M” and...

      3. 3.The identification number of the notified body concerned shall follow...

      4. 4.When a meter measuring system consists of a set of...

      5. 5.The CE marking and the M marking shall be indelible....

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      ADAPTATIONS FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

      1. 1.In regulation 2(2), the reference to the Weights and Measures...

      2. 2.Part III does not apply to Northern Ireland.

      3. 3.In regulation 18— (a) for paragraph (1), substitute the following...

      4. 4.In regulation 26— (a) the reference in paragraph (3) to...

      5. 5.In regulation 32(3), the reference to section 14(1) of the...

  8. Explanatory Note

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