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Council Directive of 20 December 1979 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to units of measurement and on the repeal of Directive 71/354/EEC (80/181/EEC)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.The legal units of measurement within the meaning of this...

  3. Article 2.The obligations arising under Article 1 relate to measuring instruments used,...

  4. Article 3.(1.) For the purposes of this Directive ‘supplementary indication’means one...

  5. Article 4.The use of units of measurement which are not or...

  6. Article 5.International standard ISO 2955 of 15 May 1983, ‘Information processing...

  7. Article 6.Directive 71/354/EEC shall be repealed on 1 October 1981. ....

  8. Article 6a.Issues concerning the implementation of this Directive and, in particular,...

  9. Article 6b.The Commission shall monitor market developments relating to this Directive...

  10. Article 7.Member States shall adopt and publish before 1 July 1981...

  11. Article 8.This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

    1. ANNEX

      1. CHAPTER I LEGAL UNITS OF MEASUREMENT REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 1 (a)

        1. 1. SI UNITS AND THEIR DECIMAL MULTIPLES AND SUBMULTIPLES

          1. 1.1. SI base units

            1. Definitions of SI base units:

              1. Unit of length

              2. Unit of mass

              3. Unit of time

              4. Unit of electric current

              5. Unit of thermodynamic temperature

              6. Unit of amount of substance

              7. Unit of luminous intensity

            2. 1.1.1. Special name and symbol of the SI derived unit of...

          2. 1.2. SI derived units

            1. 1.2.1. SI supplementary units

              1. Definitions of SI supplementary units:

                1. Unit of plane angle

                2. Unit of solid angle

            2. 1.2.2. General rule for SI derived units

            3. 1.2.3. SI derived units with special names and symbols

          3. 1.3. Prefixes and their symbols used to designate certain decimal multiples...

          4. 1.4. Special authorized names and symbols of decimal multiples and submultiples...

            1. Note:

        2. 2. UNITS WHICH ARE DEFINED ON THE BASIS OF SI UNITS...

          1. Note:

        3. 3. UNITS USED WITH THE SI, WHOSE VALUES IN SI ARE...

        4. 4. UNITS AND NAMES OF UNITS PERMITTED IN SPECIALIZED FIELDS ONLY...

          1. Note:

        5. 5. COMPOUND UNITS

      2. CHAPTER II LEGAL UNITS OF MEASUREMENT REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 1 (b), PERMITTED FOR SPECIFIC USES ONLY

      3. CHAPTER III LEGAL UNITS OF MEASUREMENT REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 1 (c)

      4. CHAPTER IV LEGAL UNITS OF MEASUREMENT REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE I (d), PERMITTED IN SPECIALIZED FIELDS ONLY

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