National Measurement Amendment (Fees and Verification) Regulation 2013

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National Measurement Amendment (Fees and Verification) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 111, 2013
I, Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the National Measurement Act 1960.
Dated 13 June 2013
Marie Bashir
Administrator
By Her Excellency’s Command
Greg Combet AM
Minister for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
National Measurement Regulations 1999                                                              2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the National Measurement Amendment (Fees and Verification) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on 1 July 2013.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the National Measurement Act 1960.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
National Measurement Regulations 1999
1  Regulation 3 (definition of verifying authority)
Repeal the definition, substitute:
verifying authority:
                     (a)  for all standards of measurement and artefacts—means the Chief Metrologist; and
                     (b)  for Australian secondary standards of measurement of ionising radiation—includes:
                              (i)  the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation; and
                             (ii)  the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency; and
                     (c)  for a particular reference standard of measurement—includes a body or person appointed under regulation 73 in relation to reference standards of measurement of the same kind as the particular reference standard of measurement; and
                     (d)  for a particular artefact—includes a body or person appointed under regulation 73 in relation to an artefact of the same kind as the particular artefact.
2  Regulation 9
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
9  Verification of Australian secondary standard of measurement
             (1)  The Chief Metrologist may verify an Australian secondary standard of measurement.
             (2)  The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation may verify an Australian secondary standard of measurement of ionising radiation.
             (3)  The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency may verify an Australian secondary standard of measurement of ionising radiation.
3  Clause 1A.1 of Schedule 13
Before “The following”, insert “(1)”.
4  Clause 1A.1 of Schedule 13
Omit “The”, substitute “Subject to subclause (2), the”
5  Clause 1A.1 of Schedule 13 (at the end of the table)
Add:
             (2)  For an instrument or activity mentioned in items 4(b), 4(f), 7(b), 7(d) or 7(e) of the table to Part 1A.1 of this Schedule:
                     (a)  fees prescribed for the activity mentioned in item 10 of the table to Part 1 of this Schedule do not apply to this subregulation; and
                     (b)  for this subregulation, the fee for the activity mentioned in item 10 of the table to Part 1 of this Schedule is $220 per hour.
6  Parts 1 to 6 of Schedule 13
Repeal the Parts, substitute:
Part 1—Examination and certification of volume measuring instruments
 
Examination and certification of volume measuring instruments

Item
Activity code
Activity
Level 1 fee
Level 2 fee
Level 3 fee

1
AP
Application processing
$330
$330
$330

2
AA
Application
assessment
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

3
IP
Instrument performance
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

4
TT
Temperature test
$1 320
$2 090
$2 280

5
HU
Humidity test
$1 510
$1 660
$1 770

6
VT
Voltage test
$650
$890
$980

7
LB
Line‑borne interference test
$1 570
$1 590
$1610

8
SD
Static discharge test
$1 060
$1 960
$2 170

9
EMS
Electromagnetic susceptibility test
$3 520
$3 830
$4 150

10
ESS
Endurance
$640
$1 280
$1 570

11
EXT
Extra or miscellaneous test
$200
$585
$825

12
CHK
Checklist
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

13
SR
Summary report
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

14
CP
Certificate preparation
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

15
HRS
Consultations, performance and other tests
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

 
Part 2—Examination and certification of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments
 
Examination and certification of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments

Item
Activity code
Activity
Level 1 fee
Level 2 fee
Level 3 fee

1
AP
Application processing
$330
$330
$330

2
AA
Application assessment
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

3
IP
Instrument performance
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

4
TT
Temperature test
$1 940
$2 520
$2 620

5
HU
Humidity test
$1 070
$1 330
$1 680

6
CHU
Cyclic humidity test
$3 250
$3 500
$3 800

7
VT
Voltage test
$800
$920
$990

8
LB
Line‑borne interference test
$730
$850
$1 040

9
SUR
Surges
$730
$850
$1 040

10
SD
Static discharge test
$800
$880
$970

11
EMS
Electromagnetic susceptibility test
$3 570
$4 150
$4 670

12
EMHF
Electromagnetic Susceptibility Test High Frequency
$1 780
$2 210
$2 660

13
ESS
Endurance
$840
$1 060
$1 310

14
EXT
Extra or miscellaneous test
$285
$605
$745

15
CHK
Checklist
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

16
SR
Summary report
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

17
CP
Certificate preparation
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

18
HRS
Consultations, performance and other tests
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

 
Part 3—Examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments (including under mutual recognition agreements)
 
Examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments (including under mutual recognition agreements)

Item
Activity code
Activity
Level 1 fee
Level 2 fee
Level 3 fee

1
AP
Application processing
$330
$330
$330

2
AA
Application assessment
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

3
SR
Summary report
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

4
EXT
Extra or miscellaneous test
$470
$570
$745

5
CP
Certificate preparation
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

6
HRS
Consultations, performance and other tests
$220/hour
$220/hour
$220/hour

 
Part 3A—Examination and certification of point of sale systems
 
Examination and certification of point of sale systems

Item
Activity code
Activity
Fee

1
AP
Application processing
$330

2
AA
Application assessment
$220/hour

 
Part 4—Examination and certification of evidential breath analysers
 
Examination and certification of evidential breath analysers

Item
Activity code
Activity
Fee

1
AP
Application processing
$330

2
AA
Application assessment
$220/hour

3
IP
Instrument performance
$220/hour

4
TT
Temperature test
$520

5
HU
Humidity test
$540

6
VT
Voltage test
$1 080

7
LB
Line‑borne interference test
$2 430

8
SD
Static discharge test
$2 220

9
EMS
Electromagnetic susceptibility test
$23 230

10
MS
Mechanical shock
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

11
ME
Magnetic effect
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

12
HC
Hydrocarbons
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

13
SF
Supply frequency
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

14
HTS
High temperature storage
$330

15
DHC
Damp heat cyclic
$330

16
DCP
DC power supply
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

17
DCR
Ripple on DC
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

18
VIB
Vibration
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

19
DB
Durability
the sum of the third party provider cost and $220/hour

20
EXT
Extra or miscellaneous test
$745

21
CHK
Checklist
$220/hour

22
SR
Summary report
$220/hour

23
CP
Certificate preparation
$220/hour

24
HRS
Consultations, performance and other tests
$220/hour

 
Part 5—Examination and certification of grain protein measuring instruments
 
Examination and certification of grain protein measuring instruments

Item
Activity code
Activity
Fee

1
AP
Application processing
$330

2
AA
Application assessment
$220/hour

3
IP
Instrument performance
$220/hour

4
TT
Temperature test
$4 490

5
HU
Humidity test
$1 530

6
VT
Voltage test
$820

7
LB
Line‑borne interference test
$760

8
SD
Static discharge test
$810

9
EMS
Electromagnetic susceptibility test
$3 670

10
EXT
Extra or miscellaneous test
$745

11
CHK
Checklist
$220/hour

12
SR
Summary report
$220/hour

13
CP
Certificate preparation
$220/hour

14
HRS
Consultations, performance and other tests
$220/hour

 
Part 6—Examination and certification of utility meters
 
Examination and certification of utility meters

Item
Activity code
Activity
Fee

1
AP
Application processing
$330

2
AA
Application assessment
$220/hour

3
SR
Summary report
$220/hour

4
CP
Certificate preparation
$220/hour

5
HRS
Consultations, performance and other tests
$220/hour

 
7  Part 8 of Schedule 13
Repeal the Part, substitute:
Part 8—Additional fees for use of equipment in examination of instruments
 
Additional fees for use of equipment in examination of instruments

Item
Activity code
Equipment used
Fee

1
LARLOA
Large load cell facility (capacity 600 kg to 50 000 kg)
$115/hour

2
SMALOA
Small load cell facility (capacity 50 kg to 500 kg)
$87/hour

3
LIQHYD
Liquid hydrocarbons test facility
$205/hour

4
LPG
Liquified petroleum gas test facility
$205/hour

5
CNG
Compressed natural gas test facility
$205/hour

6
TEMP
Temperature controlled chamber
$93/hour

7
HUM
Humidity test chamber
$110/hour

8
REL
Reliability testing equipment
$87/hour

9
LINBOR
Line‑borne interference test equipment
$93/hour

10
EMS
Electromagnetic susceptibility testing chamber
$260/hour

11
ESD
Electrostatic discharge test equipment
$95/hour

12
HRS
Labour for operation of test facilities
$220/hour