Metrology Act, 1996

Marking of instruments.

16.—(1) Instruments which have been subject to the conformity assessment and inspection procedures shall have set thereon marks signifying their conformity to the relevant procedure. These marks, their form, design, application or obliteration together with facilities for receiving such marks shall be prescribed by the Director.

(2) If application of the marks presents any technical difficulty, exceptions may be made by the Director.

(3) Stamps shall be made of such material as is determined by the Director.

(4) Unless otherwise prescribed by the Director, any instrument which has been duly marked before the commencement of this section shall be treated for the purposes of this Act as if it had been duly marked under this Act.