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The Measuring Instruments (EEC Requirements) Regulations 1988

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The EEC Signs

1.—(1) The sign of EEC pattern approval is a stylized letter ε containing–

(a)in the upper part, the distinguishing capital letter of the State which granted the approval (B for Belgium, DK for Denmark, D for the Federal Republic of Germany, E for Greece, EL for Spain, F for France, IRL for Ireland, I for Italy, L for Luxembourg, NL for the Netherlands, P for Portugal and UK for the United Kingdom) and the last two digits of the year of approval; and

(b)in the lower part, an identification number determined by the metrological service of the State which granted approval.

(2) The following is an example of the sign of EEC pattern approval, in the form appropriate for an EEC pattern approval granted in the United Kingdom:

(3) The identification number in the lower part of the United Kingdom sign of EEC pattern approval shall be a number determined by the Secretary of State.

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