You will require this approval if you intend to operate as a metrology (trade measurement) authority. Three categories of legal metrology authorities may be appointed to service the needs of the national measurement system:
- Approving authorities for pattern approval testing;
- Certifying authorities for the certification of measuring instruments and to certify reference materials; and
- Verifying authorities for the verification of reference standards of measurement and utility meters.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible you must possess National Association of Testing Authorities accreditation, agree to comply with all guidelines and submit all the required documentation with your application.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
National Measurement Institute
National Measurement Act 1960 (Australian Government)
National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009 (Australian Government)
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