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The Measuring Instruments (EEC Requirements) Regulations 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and revocation

    2. 2.Interpretation and extent

    3. 3.Application of these Regulations

    4. 4.Pattern approval and initial verification: the EEC signs and marks

    5. 5.Purpose of use for trade

  3. PART II EXEMPTION OF INSTRUMENTS BEARING CERTAIN EEC SIGNS AND MARKS FROM LEGAL RESTRICTIONS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    1. 6.(1) Section 8(1)(b) of the Act (prohibition on use for...

  4. PART III EEC PATTERN APPROVAL AND INITIAL VERIFICATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    1. 7.Introductory

    2. 8.EEC pattern approval

    3. 9.(1) Where new techniques which are not provided for in...

    4. 10.EEC limited pattern approval

    5. 11.Revocation of EEC pattern approval

    6. 12.Application of EEC signs relating to pattern approval or exemption from pattern approval

    7. 13.EEC initial verification

    8. 14.(1) An inspector shall not test or examine a meter...

  5. PART IV SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

    1. 15.Interpretation of Part IV

    2. 16.Enforcement of conditions applicable to EEC limited pattern approval

    3. 17.Effect of revocation of EEC pattern approval

    4. 18.Effect of non-extension of EEC pattern approval

    5. 19.Temporary prohibition of sale or use

    6. 20.Re-testing after dismantling

    7. 21.Obliteration of EEC signs and marks

    8. 22.For the purposes of these Regulations, the obliteration, destruction or...

    9. 23.Lawful use for trade of meter measuring systems where marks of EEC initial verification destroyed, obliterated or defaced

    10. 24.(1) It shall be lawful to destroy, obliterate or deface...

    11. 25.Unauthorised application of EEC signs and marks etc.

    12. 26.Powers of inspection and entry

    13. 27.Obstruction of inspectors

    14. 28.Offences by corporations

    15. 29.Prosecution and punishment of offences under these Regulations

    16. 30.Any person guilty of an offence under Regulation 25, 26...

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      EEC PATTERN APPROVAL AND INITIAL VERIFICATION

      1. the eec signs and marks

        1. 1.The EEC Signs

        2. 2.(1) The sign of EEC limited pattern approval is the...

        3. 3.(1) The sign of exemption from EEC pattern approval is...

        4. 4.(1) The sign of EEC pattern approval and exemption from...

        5. 5.The EEC marks

        6. 6.(1) The mark of EEC partial verification consists solely of...

        7. Annex

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      EEC PATTERN APPROVAL

      1. 1.Application for EEC pattern approval

      2. 2.Examination for EEC pattern approval

      3. 3.Certificate of EEC pattern approval

      4. 4.Deposit of sample instrument

      5. 5.Extension of EEC pattern approval

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      EEC INITIAL VERIFICATION

      1. 1.General

      2. 2.Stages of EEC initial verification

      3. 3.Place of EEC initial verification

      4. 4.Application of EEC marks

      5. 5.EEC initial verification of material measures of length

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      RELEVANT LIMITS OF ERROR FOR INSTRUMENTS IN SERVICE

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      ADAPTATIONS FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

      1. 1.In Regulation 2– (a) for the definitions of “ballast”, “chief...

      2. 2.In Regulation 6– (a) in paragraph (1), for the words...

      3. 3.In Regulation 13, for paragraphs (1) and (9) there shall...

      4. 4.In Regulation 21– (a) in paragraph (7), the reference to...

      5. 5.In Regulations 23(1) and 24(1) for the words “section 11(2)...

      6. 6.For Regulation 25(5) there shall be substituted the following–

      7. 7.In Regulation 26– (a) in paragraphs (1) and (2), the...

      8. 8.In Regulation 27(3) after the word “information” there shall be...

      9. 9.For Regulation 29 there shall be substituted the following– No proceedings for an offence under these Regulations may be...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REVOCATIONS

  7. Explanatory Note

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