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The Measuring Instruments (Gas Meters) Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Relevant instrument

  3. PART 2

    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 designation

    8. 11.Fees

    9. 12.Marking and identification requirements

    10. 13.Conformity with other directives

  4. PART 3

    1. 14.Enforcement authority

    2. 15.Unauthorised application of authorised marks

    3. 16.Compliance notice procedures

    4. 17.Immediate enforcement action

    5. 18.Powers of entry and inspection

    6. 19.Obstruction of enforcement officer

    7. 20.Review of decisions of enforcement authority

    8. 21.Penalties for offences

    9. 22.Defence of due diligence

    10. 23.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

  5. PART 4

    1. 24.Adaptation for Northern Ireland

    2. 25.GEMA’s power to act on behalf of Northern Ireland Regulator

    3. 26.Service of documents

    4. 27.Savings for certain privileges

    5. 28.Consequential modifications of enactments: Great Britain

    6. 29.Consequential modifications of enactments: Northern Ireland

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART 1 ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

        2. 2.Definitions

        3. 3.Allowable errors

        4. 4.Reproducibility

        5. 5.Repeatability

        6. 6.Discrimination and sensitivity

        7. 7.Reliability

        8. 8.Protection against corruption

        9. 9.Information to be borne by and to accompany the relevant instrument

        10. 10.Indication of result

        11. 11.Conformity evaluation

        12. 12.Rated operating conditions

        13. 13.Maximum permissible error (MPE)

        14. 14.Permissible effect of disturbances

        15. 15.Durability

        16. 16.Suitability

        17. 17.Units

      2. PART 2 PUTTING INTO USE REQUIREMENTS

        1. 18.(1) Measurement of residential use shall be performed by means...

    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 GEMA (or NIAER, where that authority...

        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 relevant instrument consists of a set of devices...

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

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      ADAPTATIONS FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

      1. 1.In regulation 14, for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted...

      2. 2.In regulation 18— (a) the references in paragraph (3) to...

      3. 3.In regulation 27(3), the reference to subsection (1) of section...

  7. Explanatory Note

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