Suzhou Metrological Supervision Management

Original Language Title: 苏州市计量监督管理办法

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Suzhou metrological supervision management

    (October 18, 2011 the Suzhou municipal government, the 85th general meeting November 4, 2011 123th Suzhou people's Government promulgated as of January 1, 2012) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to strengthen the supervision and management of measurement and standard measurement to ensure national unity and value of units of measurement is accurate and reliable, and protect the legitimate rights and interests of consumers and business operators, to establish credibility environment in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Article within the administrative area of the city to establish measurement standards, metrological verification and calibration, manufacture, repair, import, sale and use of measuring instruments and its supervision and management, application of this approach.

    Article the Act of measurement, should be guided by science, the principles of impartiality, objectivity, honesty and trustworthiness, guarantees accurate and reliable measurement instruments, ensuring the real and effective measurement data.

    Fourth city of quality and technical supervision departments exercise unified supervision and management measure in the city; county-level cities (districts) of quality and technical supervision Department is responsible for the supervision and management of measurement work within their respective administrative areas.

    By letter, public safety, housing, transportation, Commerce, Hefei, health, environmental protection, family planning, safety, business and other related departments shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities, measurement supervision and administration.

    Article people's Governments at all levels should integrate measurement into the national economic and social development plan, to encourage and support measures for scientific and technological research, and the work gives awards to units and individuals who have made outstanding achievements.

    Article sixth metrological measurement laws and regulations should be strengthened awareness of the industry association, guiding the industry honest legal business units and personnel, standardizing metering operation.

    Chapter II administration of measuring instruments

    Seventh of quality and technology supervision departments according to the economic development and regulatory requirements, establish social common measurement standard instruments, after passing the examination using the auspices of higher administrative departments for measurement.

    Article eighth social common measurement standard instruments and sectors, enterprises, institutions of highest standards of measurement used should be compulsory certification.

    For trade settlement, security, health, environmental monitoring, and administrative monitoring, forensic and other aspects included in the list of compulsory certification of measuring instruments, should be compulsory certification.

    Except as provided in these other standards of measurement and measuring instruments for measuring instruments for the non-compulsory examination.

    Nineth force measuring instruments for verification of units and individuals, should register the quality and technology supervision departments in the 30th after using file, and apply to the appropriate calibration regularly.

    Compulsory certification of measuring instruments, need to be put into use again after the repair, should repeat the test.

    Use a non-compulsory certification of measuring instruments units and individuals shall regularly white-line test, calibration, or send a qualified Agency verification and calibration. Tenth for trade settlement of water meters, power meter, gas meter, heat (cooling) sheet (dollars) and other measuring instruments, should be made up of water, electricity, gas, heating (cooling) of the operators to apply for compulsory examination.

    Use expiration, should be made up of water, electricity, gas, heating (cooling), such as rotation of the operator is responsible for mandatory inspection of measuring instruments.

    Batch testing of measuring instruments, the average error should be less than or equal to zero; the average error is greater than zero, the whole batch to be ineligible.

    Uncontrolled or having not passed the verification of measuring instruments shall be installed. 11th manufacturing measuring instruments for measuring instruments manufacturing license should be made, manufactured products should be accompanied by a verification certificate (seal), and significant parts of the products (or plate), the use of instructions and the packaging marking national unity under measuring instruments manufacturing license logo and number, factory plant site.

    Surface area is limited to marking, you can only use manual and marked on the packaging manufacturing measuring instruments and number.

    12th commissioned implements license management of measuring instruments, by the principal shall obtain the corresponding product name, model specifications, the accuracy class of measuring instruments manufacturing license.

    Commission the Parties shall enter into a written contract, and reported to the quality and technology supervision departments.

    13th repair, import, sale and use of measuring instruments shall not be any of the following acts:

    (A) damaged seal or the accuracy of measuring instruments of measuring instruments;

    (B) forgery, theft, selling or destroying compulsory verification screening, certificate;

    (C) retrofitting cheat device (function) or destroy anti cheat device (function);

    (D) sale, use factory plant site, no verification of qualified prints, cards, without a permit and the number of measuring instruments;

    (E) the use of untested (calibration), over verification (calibration) period or by franchising (calibration) of the measuring instrument does not meet the requirements;

    (Vi) counterfeiting or providing, using forged instruments of measurement (calibration) certificate;

    (G) forging or fraudulently use, transfer, loan, lease manufacturing and repair license, the pattern approval certificate of measuring instruments;

    (VIII) other prohibited acts stipulated by laws, rules and regulations.

    Chapter III metrological verification and calibration

    14th of quality and technical supervision departments set up according to law or authorized verification body for legal metrological verification body (hereinafter referred to as institutes).

    Institutes to community organizations providing calibration services calibration Agency (hereinafter referred to as calibration).

    Institutes and calibration of institutions to carry out verification and calibration work should establish appropriate standards of measurement.

    15th institutes shall satisfy the following conditions:

    (A) have legal personality, able to work independently and impartially;

    (B) on items in the application have the appropriate skills and management capacities;

    (C) its application projects of standards of measurement devices and equipment;

    (D) its application projects carried out verification officers and management personnel;

    (E) to assure a smooth application projects working environment and facilities;

    (F) the quality assurance system.

    16th metrological verification should be carried out in accordance with national metrological verification system, implementation of metrological and issued the corresponding certificate within the time stipulated.

    Institutes need calibration services for the community, shall be executed in accordance with the provisions of the present method of calibration bodies.

    17th institutes may engage in the following behavior:

    (A) falsification of data;

    (B) violation of metrological verification;

    (C) replace compulsory examination with measurement and calibration services;

    (D) without examination or exceeding the validity of measurement standards measurement verification work;

    (E) the assigned without qualification of verification personnel carry out calibration work;

    (Vi) counterfeiting, stealing, reselling compulsory verification screening, certificate;

    (VII) other prohibited acts stipulated by laws, rules and regulations.

    Article 18th calibration institution shall meet the following requirements:

    (A) having legal personality;

    (B) project phase measurement system and its application;

    (C) its application projects of standards of measurement devices and equipment;

    (D) its application projects measure vocational qualifications staff and managers;

    (E) assure a smooth application projects working environment and facilities.

    Calibration institutions established within the administrative area of the City Office, Office or other branches of institutions such as an independent legal person, shall not in his own name to carry out measurement and calibration services.

    Article 19th calibration bodies in front of the Metrology and calibration services within the administrative area of the city shall bring the following materials to the quality and technology supervision departments for the record:

    (A) legal entity registration certificate;

    (B) the roster of professional qualification and certification of measurement;

    (C) examination of standards of measurement certificate;

    (D) the measurement certification and laboratory accreditation certificate.

    Record contents changed, calibration body should record again in the 30th.

    Article 20th metrology and calibration services calibration agencies, shall sign an agency contract, clear specification for calibration or calibration and calibration report issued to clients.

    Calibration calibration subcontract parts of the project other institutions shall be subject to written consent of the client, and indicated in the calibration report.

    Article 21st calibration institutions may not engage in the following acts:

    (A) exceed the record level measurement and calibration services;

    (B) issues a false measurement and calibration report;

    (C) use of untested, that are disqualified, or inspection standards of measurement on a regular basis carry out measurement and calibration services;

    (D) assign a lack of qualified personnel to carry out measurement and calibration services;

    (E) other prohibited acts stipulated by laws, rules and regulations.

    Fourth chapter of trade measurement and energy measurement management Article 22nd all according to the measure as a settlement for goods, services, managers should value measurements using a measuring instrument shall not measure billing.

    Measurement conditions do not have the consent or except as otherwise provided by laws, rules and regulations. 23rd business operator shall ensure the accurate measurement of goods and services measured.

    Measurement of goods and services measured deviation allowed in the State, and within the specified range.

    24th spot transactions, dealer shall provide the users and consumers express units of measurement, measurement procedures, and values; the other party disagrees with should be settled again and follow the displayed value. 25th Article producing quantitatively-packed commodities, shall be packaged in a prominent position, numbers and legal units of measurement in Chinese and clearly mark products NET contents.

    Operators shall not sell does not indicate the net content of prepackaged goods.

    Encourage quantitatively-packed commodities producers to voluntarily participate in the measurement assurance evaluation work to ensure metrological integrity.
Article 26th commodity trading markets, farmers ' markets, shopping malls (supermarket) sponsors shall have overall responsibility for market measurement, strengthen field management of the registration and use of measuring instruments, and significant locations are accessible to the public after verification of measuring instruments, its value is accurate and reliable.

    27th farmers ' market organisers should be configured as mandatory standards, measuring instruments, provided free of charge for use by operators.

    Operators should be configured, use the measuring instrument for maintenance and preservation, and may destroy the seal of measuring instruments shall not undermine the accuracy of measuring instruments. 28th fuel (gas) station should improve metering management system to ensure refined oil (gas) sales of accurate measurement.

    State shall be used that has been officially eliminated or prohibiting the use of measuring instruments, without alteration, disassembly of measuring instruments.

    Article 29th glasses preparation should improve the measuring guarantee system, with its production and business of optometry, metering devices, assurance of glasses issued by measurement data are accurate and reliable.

    Article 30th water supply, power supply, gas supply, heating (cooling) the operator shall, in accordance with the end user using the measuring instrument displays the amount of value, as a basis for settlement shall not be passed on outside energy losses and losses of pipelines or other facilities. 31st engaged in the real estate area of surveying and mapping unit shall have corresponding qualifications, equipped with the corresponding measuring instruments.

    Real estate transaction should be marking the actual floor space and floor space, and in accordance with the relevant national and provincial area of the stipulation of settlement. 32nd energy-using units shall be based on national standards for measuring instruments of energy in equipment and management.

    Equipped with measuring instruments of energy in meeting its energy processing and conversion, transport efficiency and from the rate per unit of product requirements.

    33rd-using units shall establish energy measurement management system, establish a complete measuring instruments of energy in archives, implementation of verification and calibration on a regular basis.

    Article 34th energy processing, conversion and transport properties of energy-using units shall strengthen the management of the measuring instruments of energy in trade settlement, must not use without a compulsory examination or verification of measuring instruments.

    35th-using units shall conduct energy measure evaluation, energy efficiency labels in use included in the national catalogue of energy-consuming equipment energy efficiency testing.

    Measurement evaluation using units can conduct their own energy and energy efficiency, may also entrust a qualified institution. Article 36th key energy-using units shall establish (and) functions source managers.

    Key energy unit of energy measurement staff should have energy measurement expertise, accepted energy measurement expertise and training on a regular basis.

    The fifth chapter the metrological supervision and administration

    37th of quality and technical supervision departments should establish a sound metrological supervision and administration system, are closely related to production, life, body and health of the national economy's health, markets, water supply, power supply, gas supply, heating (cooling), safety, environmental, transport, communications, housing and other areas of product and service measurement and focused on the measurement of administrative law enforcement supervision.

    City of quality and technical supervision departments should identify key management list of compulsory certification of measuring instruments, and to the public.

    38th of quality and technical supervision departments should be on the verification agencies to strengthen supervision and management and the calibration, verification and calibration activities that can be measured than peer supervision and inspection.

    39th no unit or individual may refuse or obstruct the quality and technology supervision departments shall conduct supervision and inspection shall not condone or cover up violations of measurement; without authorization, transfer, damage by the quality and technology supervision departments shall hold and seized articles and other relevant evidence.

    40th of quality and technical supervision departments to carry out metrological supervision and examination, the right to take the following measures:

    (A) inquire about parties, principals, and other relevant personnel, investigation and monitoring activities relating to the conduct of measurement;

    (B) entering production, venue operators and (business) location check, in accordance with the provisions of samples;

    (C) the inspection, copying and supervised measures relating to bills, accounts, contracts, certificates, documents, business correspondence and other documents;

    (D) inspection, testing and other technical means to obtain the necessary evidence;

    (E) on suspicion of illegal measurement instruments of measurement and related items to take coercive measures;

    (F) other measures that could be taken in accordance with law.

    41st no unit and individual shall fulfill its obligation, the right to violate the measurement laws and regulations and these rules of behavior monitoring, complaints and reports. 42nd in the business activities of measurement dispute, the parties concerned may apply for mediation or arbitration test.

    During the dispute, any party may be changed and the dispute relating to the amount of technology and trade of measuring instruments. 43rd of quality and technical supervision Department after receiving the certified application measurement for mediation or arbitration, shall make a decision on whether to accept within the 5th.

    Inadmissible, it shall state the reasons. Arbitrative examination institutes designated by the quality and technology supervision departments.

    Notify the applicant after verification by the receiving Department for arbitration.

    Chapter Sixth penalty

    44th acts in violation of these rules, laws, rules and regulations on penalties from its provisions.

    45th article violates these rules, any of the following acts, rectification by the quality and technology supervision departments, may be fined a maximum of more than 100 Yuan 1000 Yuan:

    (A) compulsory examination and measurement apparatus to be used, not to the quality and technology supervision departments for the record;

    (B) measuring instruments manufacturing license management, contract quality and technical supervision departments failing to filing;

    (C) calibration services calibration agencies, quality and technical supervision departments failing to record or file content changes that did not record again.

    46th article violates these rules, compulsory examination does not test after repair of measuring instruments in use, rectification by the quality and technology supervision departments, and a fine of 100 Yuan more than 1000 Yuan fine.

    47th article violates these rules, any of the following circumstances, rectification by the quality and technology supervision departments, and a fine of 200 Yuan more than 2000 Yuan the following fines:

    (A) install cheat device (function);

    (B) sales and use of plant sites, no verification of qualified prints, cards, without a permit and the number of measuring instruments;

    (C) counterfeiting or providing, using forged instruments of measurement (calibration) certificate;

    (D) forging or fraudulently use, transfer, lend, lease pattern approval certificate of measuring instruments.

    48th article violates these rules, institutes, measurement and calibration services to replace compulsory verification, rectification by the quality and technology supervision departments, and a fine of 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.

    49th article violates these rules, calibration body, one of the following circumstances, rectification by the quality and technology supervision departments, and a fine of 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan fines:

    (A) exceed the record level measurement and calibration services;

    (B) issues a false measurement and calibration report;

    (C) use of untested, that are disqualified, or standards of measurement of the testing cycle to carry out measurement and calibration services;

    (D) assign a lack of qualified personnel to carry out measurement and calibration services;

    (E) subcontracting part of the calibration item is not indicated in the calibration report.

    50th article violates these rules, farmers market organizers are not configured as mandatory standards, measuring apparatus, rectification by the quality and technology supervision departments; fails to make corrections, and fined 1000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan fine.

    51st article violates these rules, without concealing, transferring, handling, damage by the quality and technology supervision departments shall hold and seized articles and other relevant evidence, the rectification by the quality and technology supervision departments, and a fine of 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.

    52nd of quality and technical supervision departments and dereliction of duty, abuse of power, favoritism, and sanctions by the unit or by the competent Department; losses caused to a party, it shall be compensated.

    The seventh chapter by-laws 53rd these measures come into force on January 1, 2012.