Laying Down Technical Requirements For Measuring Instruments

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464/2005 Coll.



GOVERNMENT REGULATION



of 19 December 2003. October 2005,



laying down technical requirements for measuring instruments



Change: 246/2010 Coll. (part)



Change: 246/2010 Sb.



Government orders under section 22 of Act No. 22/1997 Coll., on technical

requirements for products and amending and supplementing certain acts, as amended by

Act No. 71/2000 Coll. and Act No. 204/2002 Coll. (hereinafter the "Act") to

the implementation of § 7 para. 7, § 11 (1) 1 and 2, section 11a. 2 (a). (c)), section 12

paragraph. 1 and 3, § 13 para. 1, 2, 6, 7 and 8 of the law:



§ 1



The subject of the edit



(1) this regulation incorporates the relevant provisions of the European

Community ^ 1), which set out the technical requirements for

the following kinds of measuring instruments



and) water meters,



b) meters



(c)),



d) heat meters



e) measuring systems for continuous and dynamic measurement of quantities of liquids

other than water,



f) automatic weighing instruments,



g) meters,



h) embodied the extent



I) gauge for measuring dimensions,



(j)) exhaust gas analysers.



(2) measuring instruments referred to in paragraph 1 are laid down in the articles referred to in this

Regulation within the meaning of § 12 para. 1 of the law, if they are intended to

use for measuring



and in the contractual relations),



(b) penalties) when determining the fees, charges and taxes,



(c)) in connection with the protection of the environment,



(d)) the safety and health at work,



(e)) in connection with the protection of health,



(f)) in connection with the protection of the public interests protected by specific

the law ^ 2).



§ 2



Basic concepts



In this regulation, the



and considers any gauge) device or system with a measurement function,

referred to in § 1,



(b)) a separate subassembly is considered a technical device that is listed

in annexes 3 to 12, to this regulation and which can work

independently and makes up a measuring instrument together with other separate sub-assemblies

with which it is compatible, or with a measuring instrument with which it is compatible,



(c) the additional facility technical) device that is not

a separate subassembly that is not even part of the gauge and that

in conjunction with a measuring instrument provides some specific features,



(d) the meter shall be considered a gauge) designed to measure, memorise and display the

the volume of water passing through the measurement transducer at metering conditions, that is

designed for the measurement of volumes of clean, cold or heated water in residential and

commercial and light industrial,



(e) the meter shall be considered a gauge), designed for measuring, recording and

the indication of quantity (volume or mass) by protečeného of fuel gas,

which is intended for use in residential and commercial areas, and in

light industry,



f) energy meter measuring gauge is considered active

the electrical energy consumed in an electric circuit that is designed

for use in residential, commercial and light industrial,



g) meter sees a measuring instrument which is intended for use in

residential, commercial and light industrial environment that is

designed for the measurement of heat in the heat exchanger liquid

heat the liquid, called



h) measuring system for continuous and dynamic measurement of quantities of liquids

other than water is considered a device designed for continuous measurement,

memorise and display the quantity of liquid flowing through the measurement

converter in an enclosed and completely crowded pipeline at metering conditions,



I) automatic weighing instruments shall be considered a device that determines the

mass of a product without the intervention of an operator and follows in advance

provided for an automatic program that is for this measuring instrument

the characteristic and these scales are designed for weighing

a body by using the action of gravity on that body,



j) the taximeter shall be considered a device that works together with generator

signal, and with it forms the gauge; This device measures duration

drive, and based on the signal received from the distance signal generator

the distance is calculated based on the distance travelled and the calculated distance

distance or duration of travel is calculated and shows posted

fare,



She considers the peace to) a device intended to reproduce or

provision of one or more values of the given quantity permanently during the

use; for a degree in this Regulation shall be considered, first,

material measures of length, with tangible measure of the device is

comprising scale marks whose distances are given, and the

measuring tanks that are used for determining the fixed volume of liquid

(with the exception of pharmaceutical products) sold for immediate consumption

(for example, tapping the glass jug or tumbler),



l) gauge for measuring the dimensions of the considered a gauge for measuring length, which

for the purposes of this regulation the gauge used to determine the length of

navinutelných materials (e.g. textiles, bands, cables) during the

the winding of the subject, measuring gauge for measuring surfaces (for example,

the gauge of leather), which are for the purposes of this regulation the gauge used to

determining the area of objects of irregular shapes (such as leather), and gauges

for the determination of the measure, which for the purposes of this regulation the gauge

used to determine the perimeter of the dimension (length, height, width) of the smallest

a rectangular parallelepiped,



m) an exhaust gas analyser shall be deemed a measuring instrument which is used to determine

the volume fractions of specified components of the exhaust gas of a motor

vehicles with spark-ignition engine at a certain level of moisture analysis

sample folder, and gas are carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide

(CO2), oxygen (O2) and hydrocarbons (HC). The content of hydrocarbons has to be

expressed as concentration of n-hexane (C6H14) measured using methods

using the near infrared absorption, the volumetric proportions of the ingredients

the gas must be expressed as a percentage of volume (% vol) for carbon

monoxide, carbon dioxide and oxygen, and in the milióntinách volume (ppm Vol) for

hydrocarbons and an exhaust gas analyser in addition calculated from

volume of the components of the exhaust gas of the lambda coefficient.



§ 3



Technical requirements for measuring instruments



(1) a measuring instrument shall meet the essential technical requirements referred to in

Annex 1 to this regulation and must meet specific

technical requirements for individual kinds of measuring instruments, referred to in the annexes to

No. 3 to 12, to this regulation. If the instrument subject to the other

Government Regulation, laying down technical requirements for products, and

This regulation lays down additional requirements not provided for in annex 1 to the

This regulation and annexes 3 to 12 of this regulation, the

the meter must meet the requirements laid down and these other regulations of the Government.



(2) in the case of a measuring instrument that complies with the requirements of harmonised Czech

technical standards or specified standards ^ 3), applicable to the

the gauge, a presumption of conformity with the essential technical

requirements set out in annex 1 to this regulation and the specific

technical requirements for individual kinds of measuring instruments referred to in

Annexes 3 to 12, to this regulation.



(3) if the meter satisfies the requirements of harmonised Czech

technical standards or specified the standards referred to in paragraph 2 only

partially, then only a presumption of conformity with the technical requirements

the relevant requirements of harmonised Czech technical standards

or specified standards, that the meter meets the.



(4) this Regulation shall apply, as regards the requirements for resistance to

electromagnetic interference. For the requirements for electromagnetic

radiation is applied special legislation ^ 4).



§ 4



Assessment of conformity



(1) prior to the placing of the measuring instruments on the market shall ensure that their conformity assessment, the manufacturer

(section 13 (1) of the Act) with the essential and specific technical

the requirements of § 3 para. 1, according to the manufacturer's choice, either of the

the conformity assessment procedures laid down to individual types of gauges in

the following paragraphs. Each conformity assessment procedure consists of

individual conformity assessment procedure set out in annex 2 to this

Regulation and marked with the letters A to H1 (hereinafter referred to as the "procedure") or from the

the combination of these procedures.



(2) for water meters are set out the following possible assessment procedures

the conformity of the



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D), or



c) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance and

design examination (module H1).



(3) For the meters are set out the following possible assessment procedures

the conformity of the



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D), or



c) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance and

design examination (module H1).



(4) for electricity meters to measure active energy are established the following


possible conformity assessment procedures



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D), or



c) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance and

design examination (module H1).



(5) for the thermal energy meters are established the following procedures to

assessment of conformity



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D), or



c) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance and

design examination (module H1).



(6) For measuring systems for continuous and dynamic measurement of quantities

liquids other than water are set out the following possible procedures

assessment of conformity



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in connection with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D)



c) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance and

design examination (module H1), or



(d)) Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

(G).



(7) for mechanical systems, automatic weighing instruments are laid down

the following possible conformity assessment procedures



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D)



b) type-examination (module B conformity), in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity with the

type based on quality assurance of output control products and

testing (E)



c) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



(d)) Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of production (the procedure

D1),



e) Declaration of conformity based on product verification (module F1)



f) Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

(G), or



g) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

design examination (module H1).



(8) for electromechanical systems, automatic weighing instruments are

set out the following possible conformity assessment procedures



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on quality assurance of final inspection and testing of the products

(E)



c) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



(d)) Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

(G), or



e) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

design examination (module H1).



(9) electronic systems For automatic weighing instruments or systems

automatic weighing instruments containing the software are set out

the following possible conformity assessment procedures



and the type-examination) (conformity procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity with the

type based on quality assurance of production (D),



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



c) Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

(G), or



(d)) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

design examination (module H1).



(10) for the meters are set out the following possible assessment procedures

the conformity of the



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D), or



(c)) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

including a design examination (module H1).



(11) For a degree-material measures of length are determined

the following possible conformity assessment procedures



a) Declaration of conformity based on product verification (module F1)



(b)) Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of production (the procedure

D1),



c) type-examination (module B conformity), in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity with the

type based on quality assurance of production (D),



(d)) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

(H)



e) Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

(G).



(12) for the same rate-measuring tanks are set forth the following

possible conformity assessment procedures



a) Declaration of conformity based on internal production control including

product testing certification (A1),



(b)) Declaration of conformity based on product verification (module F1)



c) Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of production (the procedure

D1),



(d)) Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of output control

products and testing (E1)



e) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on quality assurance of final inspection and testing (module

(E)),



f) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D), or



g) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

(H).



(13) For mechanical or electro-mechanical meters for the measurement of dimensions

set out the following possible conformity assessment procedures



a) Declaration of conformity based on product verification (module F1)



(b)) Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of output control

products and testing (E1)



c) Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of production (the procedure

D1),



d) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



e) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on quality assurance of final inspection and testing of the products

(E)



f) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D)



g) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

(H)



h) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

design examination (module H1), or



I) Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

(G).



(14) For electronic measuring instrument for measuring dimensions are set out

the following possible conformity assessment procedures



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D)



(c)) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

design examination (module H1), or



(d)) Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

(G).



(15) for exhaust gas analysers are set out the following possible

conformity assessment procedures



and the type-examination) (Procedure B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on product verification (module F)



b) type-examination (module B) in conjunction with the Declaration of conformity to type

based on production quality assurance (module D), or



(c)) Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

design examination (module H1).



(16) the separate sub-assemblies are assessed according to the same procedures

conformity assessment of measuring instruments as appropriate. A separate conformity assessment

subreports with the technical requirements can be implemented independently and

separately from the assessment of the conformity of a measuring instrument, for which there is a separate subassembly

intended.



(17) the manufacturer shall provide, where this is prescribed in the relevant annex to the

This regulation, notified the person to an individual gauge or a group

the measuring instruments of the kind of copy of the technical documentation. The technical documentation

must clearly describe the design, manufacture and operation of the measuring instrument and must

enable an assessment of its conformity with the relevant technical requirements

of this regulation. The contents of the submitted copy of the technical documentation is

listed in annex 13 to this regulation.



(18) the records and correspondence relating to conformity assessment,

be drawn up in the official language of the Member State of the European Union, in which it is

notified body carrying out the conformity assessment procedures is established, or in the

a language that is acceptable to her.



§ 5



Conformity marking



(1) the manufacturer shall ensure that the measures of the gauge which meets the requirements of this

the "CE" marking regulation ^ 5) and supplementary metrology marking in

accordance with the requirements set out in paragraphs 2 to 4. If they are for it

the reasons may be the following meter provided with during the production

process.




(2) graphic design of the CE marking shall establish specific legal předpis5).

The supplementary metrology marking consists of the capital letter "M" and

the last two digits of the year in which the mark was affixed,

bordered rectangle. Height of the rectangle shall be equal to the height of the ' CE ' marking.

Supplementary metrology marking shall immediately follow the designation

"CE". If the conformity assessment procedure provides for the "CE" marking

and the supplementary metrology marking is followed by the identification number of the

the relevant notified body.



(3) if the gauge consists of multiple devices that are not

separate sub-assemblies, operating together, the markings on the

the main equipment of the gauge. If the measuring instrument is too small or sensitive

on it, so that it could be placed in "CE" marking and the supplementary

Metrology marking, this marking shall be affixed to the packaging, if any,

and on the accompanying documents required by this regulation.

"CE" marking and the supplementary metrology marking shall be on gauges,

that the match was fixed, mounted such that they are easily

visible, legible and indelible. The identification number of the relevant

the notified body shall be indelible or attached so that it is

Unable to remove without damage. All markings shall be easily

visible or at least easily accessible.



(4) the measuring instrument must not be marked, that could indicate the

to mislead anyone as to the meaning and form of the ' CE ' marking and the supplementary

Metrology marking. The gauge can be fitted with any other marking

provided that it is not thereby reduced visibility and legibility of the

' CE ' marking and the supplementary metrology marking. Violation of this provision

is prosecuted under special legislation.



(5) the ' CE ' marking can be used only if they are satisfied

requirements of the special law which also lays down measures

the gauge marked "CE" and that the instrument. In this case,

must be given in the documents, notices or instructions that are

special legislation required and that are the measuring instrument

accompanied by the listed references to such special legislation, as

have been published in the statute book.



§ 6



Placing on the market and putting into service



(1) for trade fairs, exhibitions and similar presentations can be

used measuring instruments which do not meet the requirements of this regulation, for

provided that they are clearly marked as such and such designation

further notifies that it is placing on the market and put into service until

they will not be considered a match.



(2) if the measuring instrument is placed on the market in the territory of the Czech Republic, then

the information that is placed on the gauge, or accompanied by, the

be provided in the English language.



§ 7



The conditions of the authorization



(1) for the authorization of legal entities in accordance with § 11 para. 2 of the Act

apply the conditions laid down in annex 14 to this regulation.



(2) in the case of persons who meet the criteria specified in the harmonised Czech

technical standards, it is assumed that the relevant conditions.



§ 8



(1) a notified body to provide Authority for standards,

Metrology and testing (hereinafter referred to as "the Office") under section 11a of the law

in particular, information about



and what) the range of measuring instruments which are tested, comply with the

the provisions of this regulation and of the results of these tests,



(b) the EC type-examination certificates) and the EC examination certificates

the design and their annexes issued by notified persons and supplements, changes

and cancellation concerning already issued certificates,



(c) the quality system approvals issued by) the notified persons and

information about the rejection of the quality system approval and release of cancelled

quality system approvals



d) evaluation reports provided by the parties, if they are notified

required by other authorities.



(2) the authority in the context of the adoption of the measures the authorities of the Member States

Of the European Union to prevent the placing on the market or the use of measuring instruments that

do not comply with this regulation, provides under section 7 (2). 7 of the law

the competent authorities of the Member States of the European Union the information referred to in

paragraph 1 and uses information obtained from them. The necessary information

relating to the certificates and quality system approvals also provides substantive

the competent notified parties.



§ 9



Transitional provision



The requirements of this regulation, asked on the gauge on the market, or to

operation shall not be used for measuring instruments which comply with the requirements laid down

the legislation in force before the date of entry into force of this regulation,

until the expiry of the approval of those measuring instruments ^ 6), not more than

However, after a period of 10 years from the date of entry into force of this regulation.



§ 10



The effectiveness of the



This Regulation shall enter into force on 30 April 2005. October 2006.



Prime Minister:



Ing. Paroubek in r.



Minister of industry and trade:



Ing. Urban v r.



Annex 1



BASIC TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS ON THE GAUGE



1. Introductory provisions



1.1. A measuring instrument shall provide a high level of metrological protection in order to

all interested parties can have confidence in the result of measurement, and

must be designed and constructed in terms of high quality measurement technique

and safety data relating to measurement.



1.2. The solutions adopted as a result of the requirements placed on a measuring instrument that

Regulation must take into account the intended use of the meter and its

foreseeable misuse.



2. Technical terms



2.1 the measurand is the specified variable, which is the subject

measurement.



2.2 Influence quantity is a quantity that is not the measurand

but that affects the result of the measurement.



2.3 laid down working conditions are the values for the measurand and

influence factors that make up the normal working conditions of the gauge.



2.4 the Disorder is affecting the quantity having a value within the limits of the

laid down by a specific requirement but outside the specified rated operating conditions

the gauge. An influence quantity is impaired, if such

influence quantity not specified working conditions.



2.5. the critical change Value is the value at which the change of the result

the measurement is considered undesirable.



2.6 direct sales is a business transaction, if



and the measurement result) serves as the basis for determining the price to be paid,



(b)), at least one of the parties involved in this sale, which is

associated with the measurement is a consumer or any other party requiring

same level of protection,



(c) all parties involved in the) this sale accept the measurement result

at that time and in that place.



2.7 external environment are the environmental conditions in which to gauge

to use.



2.8 distribution company is a supplier of electricity, gas,

heat or water.



3. the requirements



3.1 permissible errors



3.1.1. Under rated operating conditions and without the occurrence of a fault must not

the error of measurement shall not exceed the value of the maximum permissible errors (MPEs)

in the relevant requirements on the gauge. If it is not in this regulation

or in the annexes to this regulation, save as otherwise provided, is the largest

permissible error (MPE) is expressed as a bilateral value of the deviation from the

the true measurement value.



3.1.2. Under rated operating conditions and in the event of a malfunction

feature request must comply with the relevant special requirements for

the gauge. If the meter is intended for use in a specified

the permanent continuous electromagnetic field, must his vacation properties

during the test the emitted by high-frequency electromagnetic field

with amplitude modulation to lie within the limits of the maximum permissible errors (MPEs).



3.1.3. The manufacturer shall specify the conditions of external, mechanical and

the electromagnetic environment in which the instrument is used,

power supply and other influence quantities which could affect

its accuracy, and it is necessary to take into account the requirements set out in

Annexes 3 to 12, to this regulation.



3.1.3.1 external environment

If it is not in the annexes 3 to 12, to this regulation provides otherwise, the

the manufacturer shall set the upper temperature limit and the lower temperature limit of the values

listed in table 1 of this annex and shall specify whether the meter is designed for

condensing or non-condensing, and also projected

the location of the instrument, i.e. Open or closed space.



Table 1



The limits of temperature



----------------------------------------------------------------

The upper temperature limit of 30 ° C 40 ° C 55 ° C 70 ° C

----------------------------------------------------------------

The lower temperature limit of 5 ° C-10 ° C-25 ° C to 40 ° C

----------------------------------------------------------------



3.1.3.2 Mechanical environment



3.1.3.2.1 Mechanical environments are classified into classes M1 to M3,



and) M1-this class applies to measuring instruments which are used in the

areas with vibration and shocks of low degree, for example, on the gauge

secured to the lighter support structures that are exposed

negligible vibrations and shocks transmitted from local activities

related to the air waves, bending posts, pounding the door,




b) M2-this class applies to the gauges to be used in areas with

significant or high levels of vibration and shock, e.g. transmitted from

machines and passing vehicles in the vicinity or adjacent to

heavy machines, conveyor belts,



c) M3-this class applies to the gauges to be used in areas where

is high or very high levels of vibration and shock, for example, on the gauge

mounted directly on machines, conveyor belts.



3.1.3.2.2 in relation with mechanical environments is to be considered

the following influence quantities:



and vibration)



(b)), mechanical impact.



3.1.3.3 electromagnetic environment



3.1.3.3.1 in annexes 3 to 12 of this regulation, the

otherwise, the electromagnetic environment to further the following classes:



and) E1-this class applies to measuring instruments which are used in the

areas with electromagnetic disturbances, which correspond to faults,

that can occur in residential and commercial areas, and in the light

industry,



b) E2-this class applies to the gauges to be used in areas with

electromagnetic disturbances, which correspond to the interference that may

experience in industrial buildings,



c) E3-this class applies to measuring instruments which are powered by batteries

of the vehicle. This meter must meet the requirements of E2 and the following

additional requirements: voltage reductions caused by energising the circuits

Starter engines with internal combustion engines, transition phenomena related to the

the failure of the workload, which appear in the case, when the engine is running

disconnected battery.



3.1.3.3.2 in connection with electromechanical environment should be

consider the following influence quantities:



voltage interruptions, and)



b) short-term voltage drops,



c) voltage transients on supply lines and/or signal lines,



d) electrostatic discharges,



e) radio frequency electromagnetic fields,



f) conductive radio frequency electromagnetic fields on supply

lines and/or signal lines,



g) shock waves on supply lines and/or signal lines.



3.1.3.4 other influence quantities, that is, where appropriate, to consider,

are



voltage changes, and)



(b)) change of frequency of the network



c) magnetic fields of the network frequency,



(d) any other quantity) that could significantly affect the

the accuracy of the gauge.



3.1.4 implementation of tests in accordance with this regulation



3.1.4.1. Basic rules for testing and the determination of errors



and the basic technical requirements) referred to in 3.1.1 and 3.1.2 of this

the annex shall be verified for each relevant influence quantity;

If it is not in the specific legislation provides otherwise, use

These basic technical requirements if and only if each is affecting

quantity injected and its effect evaluated separately,

all other variables remained relatively constant at their

reference values,



(b)) the metrological tests shall be carried out during or after their

influence quantity whichever condition corresponds to the

the normal operational status of the gauge when this influence quantity

may not take effect.



3.1.4.2 the humidity of the surrounding environment



and according to the work of the external environment), in which it is assumed

use the appropriate gauge, you can use either the test of moist heat

constant (non-condensing) or damp heat cyclic (with

condensation),



(b) moist heat cyclic test) is suitable where there is a significant

condensation, or where there is a penetration of water vapour urychlováno the influence

sucking. Under the conditions where the humidity is a factor, non-condensing,

appropriate test of moist heat constant.



4. Reproducibility



When measuring the same measurand in a different location or by another user,

all other terms and conditions remain the same, the results must be after

subsequent measurement is very close. The difference between the measurement results

must be compared to the greatest permissible error (MPEs) small.



5. Repeatability



In the measurement of the same measurand under the same conditions of measurement shall be

the results of successive measurements very close. The difference between the

the measurement results must be compared to the greatest permissible error (MPEs)

small.



6. Discrimination and sensitivity



A measuring instrument shall be sufficiently sensitive and must have for the intended purposes

measuring sufficiently low threshold and trailing.



7. the Resistance



A measuring instrument shall be designed to maintain adequate

the stability of its metrological characteristics over the entire time period

provisionally laid down by the manufacturer, provided that it is properly

installed, maintained and used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions in the

the environmental conditions for which it is intended.



8. The reliability of the



A measuring instrument shall be designed so as to limit as much as possible the impact of

a defect that would lead to an inaccurate measurement result, unless the

the existence of such a defect is obvious.



9.



9.1. A measuring instrument shall have no characteristics likely to facilitate the

intentional fraudulent abuse and must be minimized option

the incorrect unintended use.



9.2. A measuring instrument shall be suitable for the intended use, taking

take account of the real conditions of work, and must not be placed on the user when

his quest to obtain the correct result on unreasonable claims.



9.3 the gauge for measuring consumption Errors media distribution network outside of the

the reference range may not be too significant.



9.4. If the meter is intended for the measurement of values of the measurand that

is constant over time, the measuring instrument shall be insensitive to small

fluctuations in the value of the measurand, or shall take appropriate to respond.



9.5. A measuring instrument shall be robust enough and the materials of which it is

designed, must satisfy the conditions in which it is to be used.



9.6 measuring instrument shall be designed so that after the placing on the market and putting into service

allow control of its measuring functions. If required, must be

part of the gauge as well as special equipment or software designed for this

control. The test procedure must be described in the operating instructions.



9.7 If the gauge is included in the software, which in addition to measuring functions

makes it even more additional features, you must have software that is for

the metrological characteristics of a vital, identifiable and must not be

while avoiding the suggestible software for additional functions.



10. protection against damage



10.1 the metrological characteristics of the meter may not be any undue

way affected by connecting another device to this auxiliary

the gauge, no additional properties of the connected device or remotely

the connected additional device that communicates with the measuring instrument.



10.2 piece of hardware, which is crucial for the metrological characteristics, must

be designed so that it can be secured. The proposed security

the measure must provide proof of any unauthorized intervention.



10.3 Software that is critical for metrological characteristics shall be

identifiable and must be secured. Identify the software must

a simple way to allow the gauge. Evidence of any intervention must

be available after a reasonable period of time.



10.4 measurement data, software resources, which are essential for the

the measurement characteristics and metrologically important parameters stored or

transmitted shall be adequately protected against accidental or

malicious damage.



10.5 for the gauges for the measurement of media consumption in the distribution network shall be

You can reset the indicator unit during use of the total delivered

the quantity or the display, from which you can derive the total delivered

the amount, which as a whole or in part, forms the basis of the prices charged.



11. the information located on the gauge or accompanying it



11.1. A measuring instrument shall bear the following inscriptions:



and the identification of the manufacturer)



(b) information about its accuracy) of the gauge.



Furthermore, if necessary, must be equipped with a gauge, the following inscriptions:



and) information relating to the conditions of use,



(b) measuring capability)



(c)), the measuring range,



(d)) identification marking;



e) certificate number EC type-examination certificate or EC

examination of the design,



f) information on whether or not additional devices providing metrological

the results do not affect the proper functioning of the measuring instruments which are in accordance with the

the requirements of this regulation, relating to metrological control.



11.2 Meter, whose dimensions are too small or have too soft

the construction, so that it could be placed in the appropriate information, you must have

This information is presented in an appropriate manner on the packaging, if any, and

accompanying documentation that you require the relevant annex to this

of the regulation.



11.3 the measuring instrument shall be accompanied by information on its functions,

However, if the gauge is not as simple as that, this information

unnecessary. Information must be easy to understand and must, in the case of

If necessary, include



and working conditions)



b) mechanical and electromagnetic environment classes,




(c)) the upper and lower temperature limit, whether condensation is possible or not,

the location in the open or closed spaces,



d) instructions for installation, maintenance, repairs, permissible adjustments and settings



e) guidelines for correct operation and any special conditions of use,



f) the conditions for compatibility with interfaces, separate subreports

or measuring instruments.



7.1 Group of the same gauge used on the same site or measurements

media consumption in the distribution network may not necessarily have separate instructions for

owner's manual.



11.5 in annexes 3 to 12 of this regulation, the

otherwise, the scale interval for a measured value shall be in the form 1 x 10n, 2

x 10n or 5 x 10n, where n is any integer or zero. Unit

measurement or its symbol shall be shown in the vicinity of the numeric values.



7.2 a material measure shall be marked with a nominal value or

scale with the appropriate unit of measurement.



7.3 units of measurement Used and their symbols shall be in accordance with the

special legislation ^ 7).



7.3 All marks and inscriptions required under any

the request must be clear, indelible, unambiguous and non-transferable.



12. The indication of the measurement result



12.1 the measurement result must be indicated by using an indicator or a permanent

record.



12.2. The indication of the measurement result shall be clear and unambiguous and

accompanied by such marks and inscriptions, which are necessary for

inform the user of the significance of the result. Under normal conditions,

use the indicated result must be easy to read. Can be

indicated by other information, provided that it is not be confused with the

the information provided for by this regulation. 12.3 in the event of permanent record must

be printed information or their record also easy to read and

indelible.



12.4. A measuring instrument intended for the implementation of the direct sales must be designed

so that when the expected installation showed the measurement result to both

the parties involved in this sale. If the auxiliary equipment,

through which the customer issued receipts, does not meet the

fully gauge, then it must be indicated on the Bill of sale.



12.5 no matter whether the data of the gauge for measuring the consumption of media in

the distribution network can, or cannot be detected at a distance, must be in

each case comes with a metrologically controlled indicator unit

that is accessible to the customer without the help of any tools. Reat

data display is the measurement result that serves as the basis

for the determination of the prices charged.



13. further processing of data to conclude the sale



13.1 a measuring instrument other than a gauge for measuring the consumption of media in

distribution network must permanently record the measurement result

supplemented by information that is used to identify the relevant sale,

If



the measurement is non-repeatable),



(b)) a gauge commonly used for use without the presence of one of the parties

interested to sell.



13.2 in addition, must be available on request at the time of the completion of the measurement to

present continuous proof of the measurement result and the information that is used to

identification of the sales.



14. Conformity assessment



A measuring instrument shall be designed so as to allow for easy assessment of conformity with the

the relevant requirements of this regulation.



Annex 2



INDIVIDUAL PROCEDURES FOR CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT OF MEASURING INSTRUMENTS



1. procedure A-declaration of conformity based on internal production control



Declaration of conformity based on internal production control is the procedure

conformity assessment, whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in this section

Annex and ensures and declares that the measuring instruments concerned satisfy the relevant

the technical requirements of this regulation.



1.1 technical documentation



1.1.1. The manufacturer shall establish the technical documentation as described in annex 13

to this regulation. This documentation must enable the conformity of the

the measuring instrument with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation. Technical

the documentation shall to the extent necessary for such assessment, cover the design,

manufacture and operation of the instrument.



1.1.2. The manufacturer shall keep the technical documentation for a period of

10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, make available to the authorities of the

supervision.



1.2 Production



The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary to ensure conformity of

manufactured instruments with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



1.3 Declaration of conformity



1.3.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that satisfies the appropriate technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

the designation.



1.3.2. The Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and is

retained for 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. This statement must be made for

gauge, for which such a declaration drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In

If the subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider

with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies of the Declaration of

conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



1.4 authorised representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in paragraphs 1.1.2 and 1.3.2 of this annex may

be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised

representative.



Where neither the manufacturer nor his authorized representative is established in the Member State

The European Union, the obligations referred to in paragraphs 1.1.2 and 1.3.2

the person who places the measuring instrument on the market.



2. the procedure of A1-declaration of conformity based on internal production control

including product testing certification



Declaration of conformity based on internal production control including testing

product certification is the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer

fulfils the obligations laid down in this annex and ensures and declares

that the measuring instruments concerned satisfy the appropriate requirements of this regulation.



2.1 technical documentation



2.1.1. The manufacturer shall establish the technical documentation as described in annex 13

to this regulation. This documentation must enable the conformity of the

the measuring instrument with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation. Technical

the documentation shall to the extent necessary for such assessment, cover the design,

manufacture and operation of the instrument.



2.1.2. The manufacturer shall keep the technical documentation for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last meter, to be available to the supervisory authorities.



2.2 Production



The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary to ensure conformity of

manufactured instruments with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



2.3 inspection of the product



2.3.1. the notified body chosen by the manufacturer shall carry out or have carried out

inspection of the product at appropriate intervals, which sets itself to

Verify the quality of the internal checks of the product, taking into account, inter alia, to

technological complexity of the gauge and the quantity. Notified body

a person removes a prior to launch the corresponding sample of the finished

products must be examined and appropriate tests

laid down in the relevant harmonised Czech technical standards

or specified standards referred to in § 3 para. 2 in this regulation, or

equivalent tests, in order to verify the conformity of the product with the applicable

the technical requirements of this regulation. If such a harmonised the Czech

technical standards or no standards exist, the decision notified

person to perform the relevant tests.



In cases where the relevant number of instruments in the sample do not conform

an acceptable quality level, the notified body responsible

measures (article 11, paragraph 3, of the Act).



2.4 the written declaration of conformity



2.4.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that satisfies the technical requirements

of this regulation, the "CE" marking and the supplementary metrology marking and,

on the responsibility of the notified body referred to in point 2.3.1 is also its

the identification number.



2.4.2. the Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and is

retained for 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which such a declaration drawn up. Copies of the Declaration

will be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market.



In the case that is the subject of the supply of large number of instruments may

the vendor with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies

Declaration of conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



2.5. the authorised representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in points 2.1.2 and 2.4.2 can be

behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised representative.



Where neither the manufacturer nor his authorized representative is established in the Member State

The European Union, the obligations referred to in items 2.1.2 and 2.4.2

the person who places the measuring instrument on the market.



3. Procedure B-type examination



Type-examination is the part of a conformity assessment procedure in which a notified

a person examines the technical design of the meter and warrants and certifies that

the technical design meets the appropriate requirements of this regulation.



3.1 type-examination of notified body decides on the manner and

the necessary samples, while the type examination may be carried out

one of these ways:




and examination of a representative sample of complete) gauge

the production envisaged,



(b)) the examination of representative samples of one or more of the essential

parts of the gauge of the production envisaged and the assessment of the adequacy of the technical

design of the other parts of the measuring instrument through examination of the technical

documentation and supporting evidence referred to in point 3.2,



(c) assessment of the adequacy of the technical design) the gauge through

examination of the technical documentation and supporting evidence referred to in point 3.2.

without examination of the sample.



3.2. the manufacturer must lodge with the notified body chosen by it application for examination

type. The application must include



and the identity of the manufacturer, and) if the application is lodged by the authorised representative,

also its identification



(b)) a written declaration that the same application has not been lodged with any other

the notified body,



(c)), the technical documentation as described in annex 13 to this regulation;

This documentation shall enable assessment of conformity with the technical

the requirements of this regulation; the technical documentation shall, to the extent necessary

for such assessment, cover the design, manufacture and operation of the meter,



(d) samples of the production envisaged by) the requirements of the notified body,



e) supporting evidence for the adequacy of the technical design of those parts of the

the measuring instrument for which no specimens are required; This supporting evidence

shall mention any relevant documents that have been applied,

in particular where the relevant harmonised the Czech technical standards or intended

the standards listed in section 3 (2). 2 in this regulation have not been applied in full, and

If necessary, include the results of tests carried out by the appropriate

Laboratory of the manufacturer, or by another testing laboratory on his behalf and under his

liability.



3.3 the notified body



3.3.1 the notified body for samples



3.3.1.1. examine the technical documentation, verify that the samples were

manufactured in conformity with that documentation, and detects the components that have been

designed in accordance with the relevant provisions of the relevant

technical standards according to § 3 (2). 2 in this regulation, as well as those

which have been designed without applying the relevant provisions of these

documents,



3.3.1.2. carry out or have carried out appropriate inspections and tests to

determine whether, where the manufacturer has chosen the solution in accordance with relevant

technical standards according to § 3 (2). 2 in this regulation, these

documents properly applied;



3.3.1.3. carry out or have carried out appropriate inspections and tests to

determine whether, where the manufacturer has not applied the relevant solutions

technical standards according to § 3 (2). 2 of this regulation, comply with the solution

adopted by the manufacturer to the technical requirements of this regulation,



3.3.1.4 agree with the applicant, at which point the examinations and tests

performed.



3.3.2. the notified body for the other parts of the meter, which does not

required samples, examine the technical documentation and supporting evidence,

to assess the adequacy of the technical design of those parts of the measuring instrument.



3.3.3. the notified body shall examine the technical documentation for production,

to ensure that the manufacturer has adequate means to ensure

consistent production.



3.4 the notified body Furthermore



3.4.1 shall draw up a report on the reviews. This report records the activities

made pursuant to section 3.3, and their outputs. Without prejudice to the provisions of

Annex 14 to this regulation, may be notified to publish

the content of this report as a whole, or in part, only with the consent of

manufacturer.



3.4.2 If the technical design meets the technical requirements of this

the regulation, which is the appropriate instrument, it shall issue to the manufacturer

EC type-examination certificate. The certificate must include identification of the

the manufacturer and, where appropriate, his authorised representative, conclusions of the examination,

conditions for its validity (if any), and the information necessary to

the identification of the instrument. May be annexed to the certificate and one or more

attachments.



The certificate and its annexes shall contain all the information needed for

the conformity assessment and checking for traffic. In order to allow, in particular,

assessment of the conformity of the manufactured instruments with the examined type regarding the

the reproducibility of their metrological properties, if they are

properly adjusted and adjusted using appropriate intended means, must

This information include



and the metrological characteristics of the type) of the meter,



(b)) the measures necessary for ensuring the integrity of the measuring instruments (for example,

sealing, identification of software),



c) information about the other parts necessary for the identification of the measuring instruments and

for Visual external conformity to type,



d) if necessary, any specific information necessary to

Verify the characteristics of manufactured instruments,



(e)) in separate subassemblies with all necessary information for security

compatibility with other sub-assemblies or measuring instruments separate.



The certificate is valid for 10 years from the date of issue and the validity of this may

be extended for a further period of 10 years.



3.4.3 shall issue a report on the reviews and maintains it for the purposes of

supervision.



3.5. The manufacturer shall inform the certification body the person who keeps the technical

the documentation concerning the EC type-examination certificate of all

adjustments to the meter where such changes may affect the conformity of the

the gauge with the technical requirements or conditions of validity of the certificate.

Such modifications require additional approval in the form of a supplement to the original

EC type-examination certificate.



3.6. Each notified body shall immediately inform the Office of the



a) EC type-examination certificates issued and their annexes,



(b)), amendment and modification of the already issued certificates.



Each notified body shall immediately inform the Bureau about the cancellation of the certificate

EC-type examination.



Notified body shall keep the technical file including the

the documentation submitted by the manufacturer until the end of the period of validity

the certificate.



3.7. The manufacturer must keep with the technical documentation a copy of the certificate

EC type examination certificate, its annexes and additions, over a period of 10 years after the date of manufacture

the last of the gauge.



3.8 the manufacturer's authorised representative may lodge the application referred to in point 3.2.

and can fulfil the obligations referred to in points 3.5 and 3.6. Where neither the manufacturer nor

his authorised representative is established in the Member State of the European Union

the obligation to keep the technical documentation available on request

the person designated by the manufacturer.



4. Procedure C-Declaration of conformity to type based on internal control

production



Declaration of conformity to type based on internal production control is the part of the

the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in

This part of the annex, and ensures and declares that the measuring instruments concerned are in

conformity with the type as described in the EC type-examination certificate and satisfy the

the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



4.1 Production



The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary to ensure conformity of the manufactured

measuring instruments with the type as described in the EC type-examination certificate and with the

the relevant requirements of this regulation.



4.2. the written declaration of conformity



4.2.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that is in conformity with the type described

in the EC-type examination certificate and satisfies the appropriate requirements of this

Regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology marking.



4.2.2. The Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and

It is kept for a period of 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which this Declaration is drawn up. A copy of the Declaration

supplied with each measuring instrument that is



placed on the market. In the case that is the subject of the supply of large number of instruments,

can a supplier with the customer agree that it will be delivered to a smaller number of

copies of the Declaration of conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



4.3. the authorised representative



4.3.1. The manufacturer's obligations contained in point 4.2.2 can be on his behalf and

under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised representative.



Where neither the manufacturer nor his authorized representative is established in the Member State

The European Union, the obligations referred to in point 4.2.2, the person that

lists the gauge on the market.



5. the procedure of C1-Declaration of conformity to type based on internal control

production, including product testing certification



Declaration of conformity to type based on internal production control including

product testing certification is part of a conformity assessment procedure,

whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in this part of the annex, and

ensures and declares that the measuring instruments concerned are in conformity with the type as described in the

EC type-examination certificate and satisfy the relevant technical requirements

of this regulation.



5.1 Production



The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary to ensure conformity of

of the manufactured instruments with the type as described in the EC type-examination certificate and

with the relevant requirements of this regulation.



5.2 product inspection



Manufacturer selected notified body carries out or causes perform checks

the product at appropriate intervals, which sets itself to verify the

the quality of the internal checks of the product, taking into account, inter alia, to

technological complexity of the instruments and the quantity of production. Notified body

a person removes a prior to launch the corresponding sample of the finished


products must be examined and appropriate tests

laid down in the relevant harmonised Czech technical standards

or specified standards referred to in § 3 para. 2 in this regulation, or

equivalent tests, to check the conformity of the product with the type as described in the

EC type-examination certificate and with the relevant technical requirements

of this regulation. Where the relevant harmonised the Czech technical standards

or specified by the standards exist, the notified body shall decide on the

perform the corresponding tests.



In cases where the relevant number of instruments in the sample do not conform

an acceptable quality level, the notified body responsible

measures (article 11, paragraph 3, of the Act).



5.3 the written declaration of conformity



5.3.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that is in conformity with the type described

in the EC-type examination certificate and satisfies the appropriate requirements of this

Regulation, the "CE" marking and the supplementary metrology marking and, on the

the responsibility of the notified body referred to in point 5.2 of its identification

number.



5.3.2. the Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and

It is kept for a period of 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which such a declaration drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In

If the subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider

with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies of the Declaration of

conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



5.4. Authorized Representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in point 5.3.2 may be on its behalf and on

his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised representative.



Where neither the manufacturer nor his authorized representative is established in the Member State

The European Union, the obligations referred to in section 5.3.2 are attributable to the person

indicating measuring instrument on the market.



6. the process of D-Declaration of conformity to type based on security

production quality



Declaration of conformity to type based on quality assurance of production is

part of the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down

in this part of the annex, and ensures and declares that the measuring instruments concerned are in

conformity with the type as described in the EC type-examination certificate and satisfy the

the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



6.1 Production



The manufacturer must operate an approved quality system for production, final inspection

the product and testing of the measuring instrument in accordance with point 6.2 and subject to supervision

According to section 6.3.



6.2 quality system



6.2.1 chosen by the manufacturer lodges an application for assessment of the notified body

the quality system. The application must include



and) all relevant information for the category of measuring instruments, for which it is requested

the implementation of the conformity assessment,



(b)) the quality system documentation,



(c)) the technical documentation of the type and a copy of the EC type-examination certificate.



6.2.2. The quality system must ensure compliance of the instruments with the type as described in the

EC type-examination certificate and with the relevant technical requirements

of this regulation. All the elements, requirements and provisions adopted

by the manufacturer must be systematically and properly documented in the form of written

measures, procedures and instructions. This quality system documentation must

permit a consistent interpretation of the quality programmes, plans, manuals

quality and quality records.



The quality system documentation shall contain in particular an adequate description of the



a) the quality objectives and the organisational structure, responsibilities and powers

of the management with regard to product quality,



(b)) of the production process, quality control and quality assurance techniques and

systematic actions that will be used,



c) the examinations and tests that will be carried out before, during

and after manufacture, the frequency with which,



d) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, reports concerning the qualifications of the personnel concerned,



(e)) the means of monitoring the achievement of the required quality

the products and the effective operation of the quality system.



6.2.3. the notified body shall assess the quality system to determine whether the

satisfies the requirements referred to in point 6.2.2. A quality system which meets the

the corresponding specifications harmonised the Czech technical standard conformity

with these requirements from the moment it was published

references.



In addition to experience in quality management systems, the auditing team shall have

experience in the relevant field of metrology and technology of production of the

the gauge and the knowledge of the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.

Part of the evaluation, the inspection visit must be the premises of

manufacturer.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



6.2.4. The manufacturer shall undertake to fulfil the obligations arising from the

quality system as approved and to maintain it so that it remains

adequate and efficient.



6.2.5. The manufacturer shall inform the person who approved the certification system

the quality, of any intended change of the quality system.



Notified body shall evaluate the modifications proposed and decide whether the modified

the quality system will still satisfy the requirements referred to in section 6.2.2, or

whether it is necessary a new conformity assessment.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



6.3 Surveillance under the responsibility of notified body



6.3.1. The purpose of surveillance is to determine whether the manufacturer duly fulfils the obligations

arising out of the approved quality system.



6.3.2. The manufacturer shall obtain from the person in order to control access to the

the places of manufacture, inspection, testing and storage, and shall provide the

her with all necessary information, in particular



and) the quality system documentation,



(b)) the quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, qualification reports of the relevant

workers.



6.3.3. the notified body shall periodically carry out audits to make sure that

manufacturer maintains and applies the quality system and shall provide a report on the

audit.



6.3.4. Additionally, the notified body the manufacturer

unannounced visits. During these inspection visits, the

notified body, if necessary, carry out or have carried out

tests to verify that the quality system is functioning correctly. Notified body

the person shall provide the manufacturer with a visit report and, if tests have

a test report.



6.4 Declaration of conformity



6.4.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that is in conformity with the type described

in the EC-type examination certificate and satisfies the applicable technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

marking and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in point 6.2.1

its identification number.



6.4.2. The Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and

shall be kept for at least 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

It was available to the supervisory authorities. This statement must be specified

instrument model, for which it was drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration of conformity shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the

the market. In the case that is the subject of the supply of large number of instruments may

the vendor with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies

Declaration of conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



6.5. the manufacturer must, for a supervisory authorities for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last gauge



and) the documentation referred to in section 6.2.1 (b)),



(b)) approved by the change referred to in paragraph 6.2.5,



(c) the notified body according to the communication) points, 6.3.3 and 6.3.4 6.2.5.



6.6. Each notified body shall regularly provide the Office list released

quality system approvals, as well as a list of quality systems for which

the approval was issued and shall forthwith inform the Authority of any

withdrawal of approval of the quality system.



4.2 the authorized representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in paragraphs 6.2.1, 6.2.5, 6.4.2 and 6.5 can

be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised

representative.



7. the procedure of D1-Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance

production



Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of the production process is

conformity assessment, whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in this section

Annex and ensures and declares that the measuring instruments concerned satisfy the relevant

the technical requirements of this regulation.



7.1 the technical documentation



7.1.1 the manufacturer shall establish the technical documentation as described in annex 13

to this regulation. This documentation must enable the conformity of the

the measuring instrument with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation. Technical

the documentation shall to the extent necessary for such assessment, cover the design,

manufacture and operation of the instrument.



7.1.2. The manufacturer shall keep the technical documentation for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last meter, to be available to the supervisory authorities.



7.2 Production



The manufacturer must operate an approved quality system for production, final inspection

the product and the testing of the instrument as specified in paragraph 7.3 and is subject to supervision

in accordance with point 7.4.



7.3 the quality system



7.3.1 chosen by the manufacturer lodges an application for assessment of the notified body


the quality system. The application must include



and) all relevant information for the category of measuring instruments, for which it is requested

the implementation of the conformity assessment



(b)) the quality system documentation,



(c)) the technical documentation referred to in point 7.1.



7.3.2. the quality system must ensure compliance of the instruments with the appropriate

the requirements of this regulation. All the elements, requirements and provisions

used by the manufacturer must be systematically and properly documented in the form of

of written measures, procedures and instructions. This quality system documentation

must permit a consistent interpretation of the quality programmes, plans,

quality manuals and quality records. The quality system documentation must

contain in particular an adequate description of the



a) the quality objectives and the organisational structure, responsibilities and powers

of the management with regard to product quality,



(b)) of the production process, quality control and quality assurance techniques and

systematic actions that will be used,



c) the examinations and tests that will be carried out before, during

and after manufacture, the frequency with which,



d) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, reports concerning the qualifications of the personnel concerned,



(e)) the means of monitoring the achievement of the required quality and

effective operation of the quality system.



7.3.3 notified shall assess the quality system to determine whether the

satisfies the requirements referred to in section 7.3.2. A quality system which meets the

the corresponding specifications harmonised the Czech technical standard conformity

with these requirements from the moment it was published

references.



In addition to experience in quality management systems, the auditing team shall have

experience in the relevant field of metrology and technology of production of the

the gauge and the knowledge of the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.

Part of the evaluation, the inspection visit must be the premises of

manufacturer.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



7.3.4. the manufacturer must undertake to fulfil the obligations arising out of the

quality system as approved and to maintain it so that it remains

adequate and efficient.



7.3.5. The manufacturer shall inform the person who approved the certification system

the quality, of any intended change of the quality system.



Notified body shall evaluate the modifications proposed and decide whether the modified

the quality system will still satisfy the requirements referred to in section 7.3.2, or

whether a re-assessment is required.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



4.6 Monitoring under the responsibility of notified body



7.4.1. The purpose of surveillance is to make sure that the manufacturer duly fulfils the obligations

arising out of the approved quality system.



7.4.2. The manufacturer shall obtain from the person in order to control access to the

the places of manufacture, inspection, testing and storage, and shall provide the

it with all necessary information, in particular



and) the quality system documentation,



(b)) the technical documentation referred to in section 7.1,



c) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, qualification reports of the relevant

workers.



7.4.3 the notified body shall periodically carry out audits to make sure that

manufacturer maintains and applies the quality system and shall provide a report on the

audit.



7.4.4. Additionally, the notified body the manufacturer

unannounced visits. During these inspection visits, the

notified body, if necessary, carry out or have carried out

tests to verify that the quality system is functioning correctly. Notified body

the person shall provide the manufacturer with a visit report and, if tests have

a test report.



7.5 the written declaration of conformity



7.5.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that satisfies the appropriate technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

marking, and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in point 7.3.1

its identification number.



7.5.2 the Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and is

retained for 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which such a declaration drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In

If the subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider

with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies of the Declaration of

conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



4.7 the manufacturer shall keep at the disposal of the supervisory authorities for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last gauge



and) the documentation referred to in point 7.3.1, subparagraph (b)),



(b) approved the change referred to in point) 7.3.5,



c) communications and reports of the notified body pursuant to sections 7.3.5 and 7.4.3 7.4.4.,



7.7. Each notified body shall periodically provides a list of Office

quality system approvals, as well as a list of quality systems for which

the approval was issued and shall forthwith inform the Authority of any

withdrawal of approval of the quality system.



4.8 the authorised representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in sections 7.1.2, 7.3.1, 7.3.5, 7.5.2 and 4.7

can be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised

representative.



8. the process of E-Declaration of conformity to type based on quality assurance

the quality of final product inspection and testing



Declaration of conformity to type based on quality assurance of final

inspection and testing is the part of a conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer

fulfils the obligations laid down in this annex and ensures and declares

that the measuring instruments concerned are in conformity with the type as described in the EC

type-examination and meet the relevant technical requirements of this

of the regulation.



8.1 Production



The manufacturer must operate an approved quality system for final product inspection

and testing of the measuring instrument in accordance with point 5.1 and is subject to surveillance as specified in point

8.3.



8.2. Quality System



8.2.1 chosen by the manufacturer lodges an application for assessment of the notified body

the quality system. The application must include



and) all relevant information for the category of measuring instruments, for which it is requested

the implementation of the conformity assessment



(b)) the quality system documentation,



(c)) the technical documentation of the type and a copy of the EC type-examination certificate.



8.2.2. The quality system must ensure compliance of the instruments with the type as described in the

EC type-examination certificate and with the relevant technical requirements

of this regulation. All the elements, requirements and provisions adopted

by the manufacturer must be systematically and properly documented in the form of written

measures, procedures and instructions. This quality system documentation must

permit a consistent interpretation of the quality programmes, plans, manuals

quality and quality records.



The quality system documentation shall contain in particular an adequate description of the



a) the quality objectives and the organisational structure, responsibilities and powers

of the management with regard to product quality,



(b)) the examinations and tests that will be carried out after manufacture,



c) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, reports concerning the qualifications of the personnel concerned,



(d)) the means of monitoring the efficient operation of the system

the quality.



8.2.3 notified shall assess the quality system to determine whether the

satisfies the requirements referred to in section 8.2.2. A quality system which meets the

the corresponding specifications harmonised the Czech technical standard conformity

with these requirements from the moment it was published

references.



In addition to experience in quality management systems, the auditing team shall have

experience in the relevant field of metrology and technology of production of the

the gauge and the knowledge of the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.

Part of the evaluation, the inspection visit must be the premises of

manufacturer.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



8.2.4. the manufacturer must undertake to fulfil the obligations arising out of the

quality system as approved and to maintain it so that it remains

adequate and efficient.



8.2.5. The manufacturer shall inform the person who approved the certification system

the quality, of any intended change of the quality system.



Notified body shall evaluate the modifications proposed and decide whether the modified

the quality system will still satisfy the requirements referred to in section 8.2.2, or

whether a re-assessment is required.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



8.3 the Oversight, which corresponds to the notified body



8.3.1. The purpose of surveillance is to determine whether the manufacturer duly fulfils the obligations

arising out of the approved quality system.



8.3.2. The manufacturer shall obtain from the person in order to control access to the

the places of manufacture, inspection, testing and storage, and shall provide the

it with all necessary information, in particular



and) the quality system documentation,



(b)) the quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, qualification reports of the relevant

workers.




8.3.3 the notified body shall periodically carry out audits to make sure that

manufacturer maintains and applies the quality system and shall provide a report on the

audit.



8.3.4. Additionally, the notified body carry out unannounced inspection

visits to the manufacturer. During such visits, the notified body control

person, if necessary, carry out or have carried out tests to

Verify that the quality system is functioning correctly. Notified body shall provide the

the manufacturer with a visit report and, if a test is also the Protocol on the

the test.



5.2 a declaration of conformity



8.4.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that is in conformity with the type described

in the EC-type examination certificate and satisfies the applicable technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

marking and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in point 8.2.1.

its identification number.



8.4.2. The Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and

It is kept for a period of 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which this Declaration is drawn up. A copy of the Declaration

supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In the case that it is

subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider with the customer

agree that it will be delivered to a smaller number of copies of the Declaration of conformity on the whole

batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



5.3 the manufacturer shall keep at the disposal of the supervisory authorities for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last gauge



and) the documentation referred to in 8.2.1 (b)),



(b)) approved by the change under the second paragraph of point 8.2.5,



c) communications and reports of the notified body referred to in points, 8.3.3 and 8.3.4 8.2.5.



5.3 Each notified body regularly provides a list of Office

quality system approvals, as well as a list of quality systems for which

the approval was issued and shall forthwith inform the Authority of any

withdrawal of approval of the quality system.



8.7. Authorized Representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in points 8.2.1, 8.2.5, 8.4.2 and 8.5 may

be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised

representative.



9. How to E1-Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance

final product inspection and testing



Declaration of conformity based on quality assurance of output control

and testing is the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations

laid down in this annex and ensures and declares that the measuring instruments concerned

they satisfy the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



9.1. Technical documentation



9.1.1 the manufacturer shall establish the technical documentation as described in annex 13

to this regulation. This documentation must enable the conformity of the

the measuring instrument with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation. Technical

the documentation shall to the extent necessary for such assessment, cover the design,

manufacture and operation of the instrument.



9.1.2. The manufacturer shall keep the technical documentation for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last meter, to be available to the supervisory authorities.



9.2 Production



The manufacturer must operate an approved quality system for final product inspection

and testing of the measuring instrument referred to in point 9.3 and subject to surveillance as specified in point

9.4.



9.3. Quality System



9.3.1. the manufacturer shall lodge an application selected by the notified body for assessment

the quality system. The application must include



and) all relevant information for the category of measuring instruments, for which it is requested

the implementation of the conformity assessment



(b)) the quality system documentation,



(c)) the technical documentation referred to in section 9.1.1.



9.3.2. The quality system must ensure conformity of the instruments with the appropriate

the technical requirements of this regulation. All the elements, requirements, and

provisions adopted by the manufacturer must be documented in a systematic and

in the form of written measures, procedures and instructions. This documentation system

quality must permit a consistent interpretation of the quality programmes, plans,

quality manuals and quality records.



This documentation shall contain in particular an adequate description of the



a) the quality objectives and the organisational structure, responsibilities and powers

of the management with regard to product quality,



(b)) the examinations and tests that will be carried out after manufacture,



c) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, reports concerning the qualifications of the personnel concerned,



(d)) the means of monitoring the efficient operation of the system

the quality.



9.3.3 notified shall assess the quality system to determine whether the

satisfies the requirements referred to in section 9.3.2. A quality system which meets the

the corresponding specifications harmonised the Czech technical standard conformity

with these requirements from the moment it was published

references.



In addition to experience in quality management systems, the auditing team shall have

experience in the relevant field of metrology and technology of production of the

the gauge and the knowledge of the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.

Part of the evaluation, the inspection visit must be the premises of

manufacturer.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



9.3.4. the manufacturer must undertake to fulfil the obligations arising out of the

quality system as approved and to maintain it so that it remains

adequate and efficient.



9.3.5. The manufacturer shall inform the person who approved the certification system

the quality, of any intended change of the quality system.



Notified body shall evaluate the modifications proposed and decide whether the modified

the quality system will still satisfy the requirements referred to in section 9.3.2, or

whether a re-assessment is required.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



9.4 Monitoring under the responsibility of notified body



9.4.1. The purpose of surveillance is to determine whether the manufacturer duly fulfils the obligations

arising out of the approved quality system.



9.4.2. The manufacturer shall obtain from the person in order to control access to the

the places of manufacture, inspection, testing and storage, and shall provide the

it with all necessary information, in particular



and) the quality system documentation,



(b)) the technical documentation referred to in section 9.1.1,



c) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, qualification reports of the relevant

workers.



9.4.3 notified body shall periodically carry out audits to make sure that

manufacturer maintains and applies the quality system and shall provide a report on the

audit.



9.4.4. In addition, the notified body may make unannounced inspection

visits to the manufacturer. During such visits, the notified body control

person, if necessary, carry out or have carried out tests to

Verify that the quality system is functioning correctly. Notified body shall provide the

the manufacturer with a visit report and, if a test is also the Protocol on the

the test.



9.5. Written Declaration of conformity



9.5.1. The manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that satisfies the appropriate technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

marking, and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in point 9.3.1

its identification number.



9.5.2. The Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and

It is kept for a period of 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which this Declaration is drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In

If the subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider

with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies of the Declaration of

conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



9.6 the manufacturer must, for a supervisory authorities for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last gauge



and) the documentation referred to in point (b) of point 9.3.1)



(b)) approved by the change under the second paragraph of point 9.3.5,



c) communications and reports of the notified body referred to in the last paragraph of point

9.3.5 and referred to in points 9.4.3 and 9.4.4.



9.7 Each notified body regularly provides a list of Office

quality system approvals, as well as a list of quality systems for which

the approval was issued and shall forthwith inform the Authority of any

withdrawal of approval of the quality system.



6.1 authorized representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in paragraphs 9.1.2, 9.3.1, 9.3.5, 9.5.2 and 9.6

can be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised

representative.



10. the procedure F-Declaration of conformity to type based on product verification



Declaration of conformity to type based on product verification is the part of the

the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in

This part of the annex, ensures and declares that the measuring instruments are based on

the provisions of section 10.2, in conformity with the type as described in the EC

type-examination and meet the relevant technical requirements of this

of the regulation.



10.1 Production



The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary to ensure conformity of the manufactured

measuring instruments with the type as described in the EC type-examination certificate and with the

the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



10.2 Verification



Manufacturer selected notified body shall carry out or have carried out


the appropriate examinations and tests in order to verify the conformity of the instruments with the type

as described in the EC type-examination certificate and with the relevant technical

the requirements of this regulation.



The examinations and tests carried out in order to verify conformity with the metrological

requirements shall be carried out, at the choice of the manufacturer, either by examination and testing of

every instrument in accordance with point 6.4, or by examination and testing of the measuring instruments on the

a statistical basis, as specified in point 6.5.



10.3 verification of conformity with the metrological requirements by examination and testing

every instrument.



10.3.1 each gauge shall be individually examined and must be

appropriate tests defined in the relevant harmonised

Czech technical standards or standards under section 3 (1). 2

This Regulation shall be carried out or equivalent tests, to

Verify the conformity with the metrological requirements that apply to it.

If such a harmonised the Czech technical standards or the standards specified by the

do not exist, the notified body shall decide on the implementation of the relevant

of the tests.



10.3.2 notified body shall issue a certificate of conformity relating to the

tests carried out, and shall affix, or cause to be the responsibility of the

annotate each approved its identification number to the measuring instrument.



The manufacturer shall keep the certificates of conformity for a period of 10 years from the implementation of

certification of measuring instruments for the purposes of the checks carried out by the supervisory authorities.



10.4. Statistical verification of conformity with the metrological requirements



10.4.1 the manufacturer shall take all measures necessary in order that the manufacturing process

ensures the homogeneity of each lot produced, and shall present his measuring instruments for

authentication in the form of homogeneous lots.



10.4.2 from each batch, according to the requirements of section 10.4.3 accidental

selecting the sample. All measuring instruments in the sample shall be individually

examined and appropriate tests shall be carried out as laid down in the relevant

harmonised Czech technical standards or standards referred to in

§ 3 para. 2 in this regulation, or equivalent tests, to verify the

the conformity with the metrological requirements that apply to them, and

to determine whether the lot is accepted or rejected. If

such a harmonised the Czech technical standards or the standards specified by the

do not exist, the notified body shall decide on the implementation of the relevant

of the tests.



10.4.3 the requirements which must be fulfilled the statistical procedure is used by the

statistical check by attributes. The sampling system shall ensure



and a level of quality corresponding to a probability) acceptance of 95%, with a share

-conformity of less than 1%,



(b)) a limit quality corresponding to a probability of acceptance of 5%, with the share

-conformity of less than 7%.



10.4.4 If a batch is accepted, all gauges of this benefit

are approved with the exception of those measuring instruments from the sample that failed when

the tests.



Notified body shall issue a certificate of conformity in respect of all

tests and under its responsibility, affix or allow to annotate

each approved its identification number to the measuring instrument.



The manufacturer shall keep the certificates of conformity for a period of 10 years from the implementation of

certification of measuring instruments, to be accessible to the supervisory authorities for the purposes of

checks.



10.4.5 If a batch is rejected, the notified body

appropriate measures (article 11, paragraph 3, of the Act), which prevents you from putting this

production lot on the market. In the event of frequent rejection of batches can

notified body suspend the statistical verification and take appropriate

measures.



10.5. Written Declaration of conformity



10.5.1 the manufacturer must affix to each measuring instrument that is in conformity with the type described

in the EC-type examination certificate and satisfies the appropriate requirements of this

Regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology marking.



10.5.2 the Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and is

retained for 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which such a declaration drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In

If the subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider

with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies of the Declaration of

conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



After the approval by the person specified in point 10.2 of the manufacturer

affix the identification number of this person under its responsibility.



10.6 the manufacturer shall with the consent of the notified body and its

responsibility of the gauge already during the manufacturing process identification number

the notified body.



6.6 the authorized representative



The manufacturer's obligations may be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled

his authorised representative except for the obligations contained in points

10.1 and 10.4.1.



11. the procedure F1-Declaration of conformity based on product verification



Declaration of conformity based on product verification is the process of assessment

consensus, whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in this part of the annex, and

ensures and declares that the measuring instruments under the provisions of point 11.3 meet

the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



11.1 technical documentation



11.1.1. The manufacturer shall establish the technical documentation described in annex No.

13 to this regulation. This documentation must enable the conformity of the

the measuring instrument with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation. Technical

the documentation shall to the extent necessary for such assessment, cover the design,

manufacture and operation of the instrument.



11.1.2. The manufacturer shall keep the technical documentation for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last meter, to be available to the supervisory authorities.



11.2 Production



11.2.1. The manufacturer shall take all necessary measures to ensure the conformity of the

manufactured instruments with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



11.3 Validation



Manufacturer selected notified body shall carry out or have carried out

the appropriate examinations and tests in order to verify the conformity of the instruments with the appropriate

the technical requirements of this regulation.



The examinations and tests carried out in order to verify conformity with the metrological

requirements shall be carried out, at the choice of the manufacturer, either by examination and testing of

every instrument referred to in point 7.1, or by examination and testing of the measuring instruments on the

a statistical basis, as specified in point 7.1.



7.1 verification of conformity with the metrological requirements by examination and testing

every instrument.



11.4.1 each gauge shall be individually examined and must be

appropriate tests set out in the relevant harmonised

Czech technical standards or standards under section 3 (1). 2

This Regulation shall be carried out or equivalent tests, to

Verify the conformity with the metrological requirements that apply to it.

If such a harmonised the Czech technical standards or the standards specified by the

do not exist, the notified body shall decide on the implementation of the relevant

of the tests.



11.4.2 notified body shall issue a certificate of conformity relating to the

tests carried out and affix the responsibility each

approved by its identification number to the measuring instrument.



The manufacturer shall keep the certificates of conformity for a period of 10 years from the implementation of

certification of measuring instruments, to be accessible to the supervisory authorities for the purposes of

checks.



7.1 statistical verification of conformity with the metrological requirements



11.5.1 the manufacturer shall take all measures necessary in order that the manufacturing process

ensures the uniformity of each batch, and presents his measuring instruments

for verification in the form of homogeneous lots.



11.5.2 from each batch, according to the requirements of section 11.5.3 accidental

selecting the sample. All measuring instruments in the sample shall be individually

examined and appropriate tests shall be carried out as laid down in the relevant

harmonised Czech technical standards or standards referred to in

§ 3 para. 2 in this regulation, or equivalent tests, to verify the

the conformity with the metrological requirements that apply to them, and

to determine whether the lot is accepted or rejected. If

such a harmonised the Czech technical standards or the standards specified by the

do not exist, the notified body shall decide on the implementation of the relevant

of the tests.



11.5.3 requirements that must meet the statistical procedure



Is used by the statistical check by attributes. Sampling system

It must ensure that:



and a level of quality corresponding to a probability) acceptance of 95%, with a share

-conformity of less than 1%,



(b)) a limit quality corresponding to a probability of acceptance of 5%, with the share

-conformity of less than 7%.



11.5.4 If a batch is accepted, all gauges of this benefit

are approved with the exception of those measuring instruments from the sample that failed when

the tests.



Notified body shall issue a certificate of conformity in respect of all

tests and under its responsibility, affix or allow to annotate

each approved its identification number to the measuring instrument.



The manufacturer shall keep the certificates of conformity for a period of 10 years from the implementation of

certification of measuring instruments, to be accessible to the supervisory authorities for the purposes of

checks.



11.5.5 If a batch is rejected, the notified body

appropriate measures (article 11, paragraph 3, of the Act), which prevents you from putting this

production lot on the market. In the event of frequent rejection of batches can


notified body suspend the statistical verification and take appropriate

measures.



7.2 written declaration of conformity



11.6.1 the manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that satisfies the appropriate technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

the designation.



11.6.2. The Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and

It is kept for a period of 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which such a declaration drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In

If the subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider

with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies of the Declaration of

conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



After the approval by the person specified in paragraph 11.3 of the manufacturer

affix the identification number of this person under its responsibility.



7.3 the manufacturer shall with the consent of the notified body and its

responsibility of the gauge already during the manufacturing process identification number

the notified body.



7.3 the authorised representative



The manufacturer's obligations may be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled

his authorised representative except for the obligations contained in points

11.2 and 11.5.1.



12. How to G-Declaration of conformity based on unit verification

product



Declaration of conformity based on unit verification is the procedure

conformity assessment, whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in this section

Annex and ensures and declares that a measuring instrument according to the provisions of section 12.3.

meets the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



12.1 technical documentation



The manufacturer shall establish the technical documentation as described in annex 13 and

It shall provide the notified person referred to in section 12.3. This technical

the documentation shall enable assessment of conformity with the relevant

the technical requirements of this regulation and, to the extent necessary for such

the assessment must cover the design, manufacture and operation of the instrument.



The manufacturer shall keep the technical documentation for a period of 10 years, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities.



12.2 Production



The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary to ensure conformity of the manufactured

the measuring instrument with the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



12.3 Authentication



Manufacturer selected notified body shall carry out or have carried out

the appropriate examinations and tests as set out in the relevant harmonised

Czech technical standards or standards under section 3 (1). 2

or equivalent tests, to check the conformity of the measuring instrument with the relevant

the technical requirements of this regulation. If such a harmonised the Czech

technical standards or no standards exist, shall decide the

notified body for the implementation of the relevant tests.



Notified body shall issue a certificate of conformity in respect of all

tests and under its responsibility, affix or allow to annotate

approved by its identification number to the measuring instrument.



The manufacturer shall keep the certificates of conformity for a period of 10 years from the implementation of

certification of measuring instruments, to be accessible to the supervisory authorities for the purposes of

checks.



12.4 Declaration of conformity



12.4.1 the manufacturer must affix a measuring instrument that complies with the appropriate technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

marking, and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in paragraph 12.3.

its identification number.



12.4.2. the Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up and shall be kept for a period of 10 years after the

the gauge has been manufactured, make available to the supervisory authorities. In this

the Declaration must be addressed to gauge, for which a declaration of conformity

drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with the meter.



12.5. Authorized Representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in points 12.1 and 12.3 on his behalf may be

and on his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised representative.



13. procedure for H-Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

the quality of the



Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance is the

the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfils the obligations laid down in this

part of the annex, and ensures and declares that the measuring instruments concerned satisfy the

the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



13.1 Production



The manufacturer must operate an approved quality system for design, production, final product

inspection and testing of measuring instruments in accordance with section 13.2, and subject to supervision by the

section 13.3.



13.2. Quality System



13.2.1 it selected the manufacturer lodges an application for assessment of the notified body

the quality system. The application must include



and) all relevant information for the category of measuring instruments, for which it is requested

the implementation of the conformity assessment



(b) the quality system documentation).



13.2.2. the quality system must ensure conformity of the instruments with the appropriate

the technical requirements of this regulation.



13.2.3. All the elements, requirements and provisions adopted by the manufacturer must be

systematically and properly documented in the form of written measures, procedures

and instructions.



This quality system documentation must permit a consistent interpretation

the quality programmes, plans, manuals and quality records.

Must contain in particular an adequate description of the



a) the quality objectives and the organisational structure, responsibilities and powers

of the management with regard to product quality,



(b)) technical design specifications, including standards, that will be used, and

in the case where the harmonised the Czech technical standards or the standards specified by the

According to § 3 (2). 2 this regulation does not cover fully the proposal description

the funds that will be used to ensure that the technical

the requirements of this regulation, that the instrument



c) inspection and design verification techniques, processes and systematic

actions that will be used when designing the gauges falling within

relevant categories of measuring instruments,



(d)) of the respective methods, procedures and system actions that will be

used in the manufacture, quality control and quality assurance techniques,



(e)) the examinations and tests that will be carried out before, during

and after manufacture, the frequency with which,



f) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, reports concerning the qualifications of the personnel concerned,



g) the means of monitoring the achievement of the required quality

the design and of the products and the effective operation of the quality system.



13.2.4 notified shall assess the quality system to determine whether the

satisfies the requirements referred to in section 13.2.3. A quality system which meets the

the corresponding specifications harmonised the Czech technical standard conformity with

These requirements from the moment it was published

references.



In addition to experience in quality management systems, the auditing team shall have

experience in the relevant field of metrology and technology of production of the

the gauge and the knowledge of the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.

Part of the evaluation, the inspection visit must be the premises of

manufacturer.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



chip breaking the manufacturer shall undertake to fulfil the obligations arising from the

quality system as approved and to maintain it so that it remains

adequate and efficient.



13.2.6 the manufacturer shall inform the person who approved the certification system

the quality, of any intended change of the quality system. Notified body

shall evaluate the modifications proposed and decide whether the modified quality system will

still satisfy the requirements referred to in section 13.2.3, or is necessary for the new

assessment.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



13.3 the Surveillance under the responsibility of notified body



13.3.1 the purpose of surveillance is to determine whether the manufacturer duly fulfils the obligations

arising out of the approved quality system.



13.3.2 the manufacturer shall obtain from the person in order to control access to the

the places of manufacture, inspection, testing and storage, and shall provide the

it with all necessary information, in particular



and) the quality system documentation,



(b)) quality records required in part of the quality system relating to

the proposal, such as results of analyses, calculations, tests,



(c)) the quality records provided for in part of the quality system relating to

manufacture, such as inspection reports and test data, about

calibration data, qualification reports of the personnel concerned.



13.3.3 notified periodically carry out audits to make sure

that the manufacturer maintains and applies the quality system and shall provide a report on the

audit.



13.3.4 in addition, the notified body carry out unannounced inspection

visits to the manufacturer. During such visits, the notified body control

person, if necessary, carry out or leave on their own responsibility

carried out tests to verify that the quality system is functioning correctly.

Notified body shall provide the manufacturer with a visit report and, if a

tests with a test report.



13.4 Declaration of conformity



13.4.1 the manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that satisfies the appropriate technical


the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

marking, and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in section 13.2.1

its identification number.



13.4.2 the Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and is

retained for 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the gauge, which has been drawn up.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market.

In the case that is the subject of the supply of large number of instruments may

the vendor with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies

Declaration of conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



13.5 the manufacturer must, for a supervisory authorities for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last gauge



and) the documentation concerning the quality system referred to in section 13.2.1

subparagraph (b)),



(b) approved the change referred to in point) 13.2.6,



(c) the notified body according to the communication) points, and 13.3.3 13.3.4 13.2.6.



13.6 Each notified body shall regularly provide the Office list

the quality system approvals issued, as well as a list of quality systems for

which has not been released, and the approval authority shall inform without delay of any

withdrawal of approval of the quality system.



8.5 the authorised representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in sections 13.2.1, 13.2.6, 13.4.2 and 13.5

can be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised

representative.



14. procedure for H1-Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

quality and design review



Declaration of conformity based on full quality assurance

design examination is the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer fulfils the

the obligations laid down in this annex and ensures and declares that the

the measuring instruments concerned satisfy the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.



14.1. Production



The manufacturer must operate an approved quality system for design, production, final product

inspection and testing of the measuring instrument according to section 14.2 and is subject to supervision by

section 14.4. The adequacy of the technical design of the measuring instrument must be reviewed

According to the provisions of section 14.3.



14.2 the quality system



14.2.1 chosen by the manufacturer lodges an application for assessment of the notified body

the quality system. The application must include



and) all relevant information for the category of measuring instruments, for which it is requested

perform a conformity assessment procedure



(b) the quality system documentation).



14.2.2. the quality system must ensure compliance of the instruments with the appropriate

the technical requirements of this regulation. All the elements, requirements, and

provisions adopted by the manufacturer must be documented in a systematic and

in the form of written measures, procedures and instructions. This documentation system

quality must permit a consistent interpretation of the quality programmes, plans,

quality manuals and quality records. Must contain, in particular,

an adequate description



a) the quality objectives and the organisational structure, responsibilities and powers

of the management with regard to product quality,



(b)) technical design specifications, including standards, that will be used, and

in the case where the harmonised the Czech technical standards or the standards specified by the

According to § 3 (2). 2 this regulation does not cover fully the proposal description

the funds that will be used to ensure that the technical

the requirements of this regulation, that the instrument



c) inspection and design verification techniques, processes and systematic

actions that will be used when designing the gauges falling within

the appropriate category measuring instruments



(d)) of the respective techniques, processes and systematic actions that will be

used in the manufacture, quality control and quality assurance techniques,



(e)) the examinations and tests that will be carried out before, during

and after manufacture, the frequency with which,



f) quality records, such as inspection reports and results

and test data, calibration data, reports concerning the qualifications of the personnel concerned,



g) the means of monitoring the achievement of the required quality

the design and of the products and the effective operation of the quality system.



14.2.3 notified shall assess the quality system to determine whether the

satisfies the requirements referred to in section 14.2.2. A quality system which meets the

the corresponding specifications harmonised the Czech technical standard conformity

with this standard assumes from the moment it was published

references.



In addition to experience in quality management systems, the auditing team shall have

experience in the relevant field of metrology and technology of production of the

the gauge and the knowledge of the relevant technical requirements of this regulation.

Part of the evaluation, the inspection visit must be the premises of

manufacturer.



Communication on the outcome of the reviews must be notified to the manufacturer. This notification

must contain the conclusions of the examination and the reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



14.2.4 the manufacturer shall undertake to fulfil the obligations arising from the

quality system as approved and to maintain it so that it remains

adequate and efficient.



14.2.5. The manufacturer shall inform the person who approved the certification system

the quality, of any intended change of the quality system.



Notified body shall evaluate the modifications proposed and decide whether the modified

the quality system will still satisfy the requirements referred to in paragraph 14.2.2

or whether a re-assessment is required. The communication of the outcome of the evaluation must

be notified to the manufacturer. This notification must contain the conclusions of the examination and

reasoned conclusions from the assessment.



14.2.6 Each notified body regularly provides the authority list

the quality system approvals issued, as well as a list of quality systems for

which has not been released, and the approval authority shall inform without delay of any

withdrawal of approval of the quality system.



14.3. Design examination



14.3.1 the manufacturer must lodge an application for examination of the design with the notified body

in accordance with section 14.2.1.



14.3.2 the application must enable the design, manufacture and the understanding of the functions of the meter

and shall enable assessment of conformity with the relevant technical requirements

of this regulation. This request must contain



and the identification of the manufacturer)



(b)) a written declaration that the same application has not been lodged with any other

the notified body,



(c)), the technical documentation as described in annex 13 to this regulation.

This documentation must enable the conformity of the instrument with

the relevant requirements of this regulation. To the extent necessary for such

the assessment shall cover the design, manufacture and operation of the meter,



(d) supporting evidence for the adequacy of) the technical design. This supporting

the evidence shall mention any documents that have been applied, in particular where the

relevant harmonised the Czech technical standards or the standards referred

in section 3, paragraph 3. 2 of this regulation have not been applied in full, and in the case of

buying must include the results of tests carried out by the appropriate

Laboratory of the manufacturer, or by another testing laboratory on his behalf and under his

liability.



14.3.3 notified body examine the application and where the design meets the

the technical requirements of this regulation that apply to it must issue a

the EC design examination certificate to the manufacturer. This certificate must

include the identification of the manufacturer, conclusions of the examination, conditions for its

the validity and the necessary data for identification of the approved instrument.



14.3.3.1 a certificate must be accompanied by all the relevant parts of the

the technical documentation.



14.3.3.2 certificate or its annexes shall contain all necessary

information for the assessment of conformity and control. This information

in particular, must enable the conformity of the manufactured instruments with

přezkoumaným design regarding the reproducibility of their

the metrological characteristics, when they are properly adjusted and set

using appropriate intended means. The certificate shall contain



and the metrological characteristics of the design) of the meter,



(b)) the measures necessary for ensuring the integrity of the measuring instruments (sealing,

identify software),



c) information about the other parts necessary for the identification of the measuring instruments and

for Visual external conformity to the design,



d) if necessary, any specific information necessary to

Verify the characteristics of manufactured instruments,



(e)) in separate subassemblies with all necessary information for security

compatibility with other sub-assemblies or measuring instruments separate.



14.3.3.3 notified body shall issue a report on the reviews in this sense and

keeps it available to the supervisory authorities. Without prejudice to the requirements of the

Annex 14 to this regulation, may be notified to publish

the content of this report, as a whole or in part, only with the consent of

manufacturer.



The certificate is valid for 10 years from the date of issue and its validity can be

renewed for a further period of 10 years.



If the notified body refuses to issue an examination certificate to the manufacturer

the proposal, this person must provide detailed reasons for such refusal.



14.3.4 the manufacturer shall inform by the person who issued the certificate

EC design-examination of any modification to the approved design. Changes

the approved design must receive additional approval from the certification,

that issued the EC design-examination certificate where they may affect

conformity with the essential requirements of this regulation, the conditions for

validity of the certificate or the prescribed conditions for use of the gauge.


This additional approval has the form of a supplement to the initial EC certificate

a review of the proposal.



14.3.5 Each notified body regularly provide the Office



a) issued by the EC design examination certificates and annexes,



b) additions and changes concerning the certificate already issued.



Each notified body shall immediately inform the Office about cancellations

EC design-examination certificate.



14.3.6 the manufacturer or his authorized representative shall keep a copy of the

the EC design examination certificate, its annexes and additions together with the

the technical documentation for 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured.



Where neither the manufacturer nor his authorized representative is established in the Member State

The European Union has an obligation to keep the technical documentation

available to the person designated by the manufacturer.



14.4. Surveillance under which corresponds to the notified body



14.4.1 the purpose of surveillance is to determine whether the manufacturer duly fulfils the obligations

arising out of the approved quality system.



14.4.2 the manufacturer shall obtain from the person in order to control access to the

the places of manufacture, inspection, testing and storage, and shall provide the

her with all necessary information, in particular



and) the quality system documentation,



(b)) quality records required in part of the quality system relating to

the proposal, such as results of analyses, calculations, tests,



(c)) the quality records provided for in part of the quality system relating to

manufacture, such as inspection reports and test data, about

calibration data, qualification reports of the personnel concerned.



14.4.3 notified periodically carry out audits to make sure

that the manufacturer maintains and applies the quality system and shall provide a report on the

audit.



14.4.4 in addition, the notified body carry out unannounced inspection

visits to the manufacturer. During such visits, the notified body control

person, if necessary, carry out or leave on their own responsibility

carried out tests to verify that the quality system is functioning correctly.

Notified body shall provide the manufacturer with a visit report and, if a

tests with a test report.



14.5 the written declaration of conformity



14.5.1 the manufacturer shall affix to each measuring instrument that satisfies the appropriate technical

the requirements of this regulation, the "CE" marking and supplementary metrology

marking and, under the responsibility of the notified body referred to in section 14.2.1

its identification number.



14.5.2 the Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up for each instrument model and

It is kept for a period of 10 years after the last measuring instrument has been manufactured, in order to

available to the supervisory authorities. In this statement, the model must be specified

the meter, for which such a declaration drawn up and the number of the

design examination certificate.



A copy of the Declaration shall be supplied with each measuring instrument that is placed on the market. In

If the subject of delivery of large number of instruments may provider

with the customer agree that it will be delivered to the smaller number of copies of the Declaration of

conformity to a batch or consignment of the measuring instruments.



14.6. The manufacturer shall keep at the disposal of the supervisory authorities for 10 years after the

manufacture of the last gauge



and) the documentation referred to in point (a) 14.2.1. (b)),



(b) approved the change referred to in point) 14.2.5,



c) communications and reports of the notified body referred to in points 14.2.5, 15.4.3 and

14.4.4.



9.1 the authorised representative



The manufacturer's obligations contained in paragraphs 14.2.1, 14.2.5, 14.5.2 and 14.6.

can be on his behalf and under his responsibility fulfilled by his authorised

representative.



Annex 3



THE SPECIFIC TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR WATER METERS



1. for the purposes of this annex, the following definitions are introduced:



and) minimum flowrate (Q1) the lowest flowrate at which the meter provides

the data that meet the requirements for the maximum permissible errors (MPEs).



(b)) the transitional flowrate (Q2)



The transitional flowrate is the value that lies between the permanent and minimum

flow and which the flowrate range is divided into two zones, the "upper zone" and the

"lower zone". For each band are the greatest permissible error

(MPE).



c) continuous flow (Q3)



The highest flowrate at which the meter operates in a satisfactory manner for the

set out the conditions of use, i.e.. under steady or variable

conditions of flow.



(d)) the overload flowrate (Q4)



The overload flowrate is the highest flowrate at which the meter works

in a satisfactory manner for a short period of time without deteriorating.



2. Rated operating conditions

The manufacturer shall specify the rated operating for meter conditions, in particular



and water flow Range)



The values for the flowrate range shall fulfil the following conditions:



Q3/Q1 > = 10



Q2/Q1 = 1.6



Q4/Q3 = 1.25.



(b)) water temperature Range



The values for the temperature range shall fulfil the following conditions:



from 0.1 ° C to 30 ° C (at least), or



from 30 ° C to 90 ° C (at least).



The meter can be designed to work in both ranges.



(c) the relative pressure range of the water) this range is in Q3 from 0.3 bars to

at least 10 bars.



(d)) for the power supply: the nominal value of the AC voltage or

limits of DC supply.



3. The maximum permissible errors (MPEs)



3.1. the maximum permissible error (MPE), positive or negative, at proteklých

When the flow volumes in the range of intermediate flowrate (Q2) (included) to

přetěžovacího flow rate (Q4) is



2% for water having a temperature = < 30 degrees C, 3% for water having a temperature > 30 degrees C.



3.2. the maximum permissible error (MPE), positive or negative, at proteklých

volumes of flow in the range from minimum flowrate (Q1) to

transition flowrate (Q2) (except) is 5% for water of any temperature.



3.3 for the water meter must be no abuses of the maximum permissible errors

(MPE) or systematically favour one of the parties.



4. Permissible effect of disturbances



4.1 electromagnetic immunity



4.1.1 electromagnetic interference may affect the meter only to the extent that the



and) change measurement result is no greater than the critical change value

as defined in section 4.1.3, or



(b)) the indication of the measurement result is not be taken as a valid

as an immediate result, but a blip, that cannot be interpreted,

memorised or transmitted as a measuring result.



4.1.2 After exposure to electromagnetic disturbance the water meter shall



and restore their activity in) the range of the maximum permissible errors (MPEs)



(b)) have all measurement functions safeguarded, protected



(c) allow the recovery of all values) measurements taken immediately

prior to disturbance.



4.1.3. The critical change value corresponds to the smaller value of the two

the following values



and the quantity corresponding to half size), the maximum permissible errors

(MPE) in the upper zone on the measured volume;



(b)) a quantity corresponding to the maximum permissible error (MPE) for the amount of

water corresponding to one minute at flowrate Q3.



5. stability



After an appropriate test, taking into account the time taken

the duration of the time estimated by the manufacturer, the following must be true

terms and conditions



5.1 Changing the measurement result after the durability test, due to the

initial measurement result, shall not exceed



and) 3% of the metered volume between Q1 Q2 (included) to (but excluding)



(b) 1.5%) of the metered volume between Q2 (included) to Q4 (inclusive).



5.2. The error of indication of the volume measured after the durability test,

must not be greater than the



and) +/-6% of the metered volume between Q1 Q2 (included) to (but excluding)



(b)) +/-2,5% of the metered volume between Q2 (included) to Q4 (inclusive) for

water meters intended for the measurement of water temperature in the range from 0.1 ° C within 30

St. C



(c)) +/-3,5% of the metered volume between Q2 (included) to Q4 (inclusive) for

water meters intended for the measurement of water temperature in the range from 30 ° C to 90th.

(C).



6. expiry date



6.1 the meter must be able to be installed to operate in any

position, unless clearly indicated otherwise.



6.2. The manufacturer shall specify whether the meter is designed to measure reverse flow. In

this case, the reverse flow of either be deducted from the total volume,

or shall be recorded separately. For supply and reverse flow

must pay the same maximum permissible errors (MPEs).



6.3 meters which are not designed to measure reverse flow shall either

back flow prevent, or reverse flow must withstand random without

damage or changes to metrological properties.



7. Units of measurement



Measured quantity must be indicated in cubic metres.



8. putting into operation



Must be taken to ensure that the requirements of point 2 letters), b) and (c))

Distributor or the person contracted to ensure installation of the meter

set so that the meter is appropriate for the accurate measurement of the expected

or foreseeable consumption.



Annex 4



THE SPECIFIC TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS METERS AND VOLUME CONVERSION DEVICES

GAS



1. for the purposes of this annex, the following definitions are introduced:



gas volume conversion device)



A device attached to a gas meter that automatically converts the quantity

measured at metering conditions into a quantity at base conditions.



(b)) the minimum flowrate (Qmin)



The lowest flowrate at which the gas meter provides indications that satisfy the

requirements to the greatest permissible error (MPE).



(c)) the maximum flowrate (Qmax)



The highest flowrate at which the gas meter provides indications that satisfy the

requirements to the greatest permissible error (MPE).




(d)) the transitional flowrate (Qt)



The transitional flowrate is the value that lies between the maximum and minimum

flow and the flow range is divided into two zones, the "upper zone" and the

"lower zone". For each band are the greatest permissible error

(MPE).



(e)) the overload flowrate (Qr)



The overload flowrate is the highest flowrate at which the meter works

a short period of time without deteriorating.



f) basic conditions



The specified conditions to which the measured quantity of fluid is converted.



2. Gas meters



2.1. Rated operating conditions

The manufacturer shall specify the rated operating conditions of the meter,

taking into account the following aspects:



and the Range of gas flow) must meet the following conditions at least:



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Qmax/Qmin Class Qmax/Qt Qr/Qmax



1.5 > = 150 > = 10 1.2



1.0 > > = 20 = 5 1.2

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(b)) gas temperature range: the minimum range of 40 ° C.



(c)) the conditions relating to gas



The gas meter shall be designed for the range of gases and pressures that input

correspond to the country of destination. The manufacturer must indicate in particular group or type of

gas and the maximum working pressure.



(d)) is a minimum temperature range of 50 ° C for the external environment.



(e)) the nominal value of the AC voltage supply and/or the limits of

DC power supply.



2.2 maximum permissible errors (MPEs)



2.2.1 the gas meter indicating the volume at metering conditions or mass

Table 1

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Class 1.5 1.0



Qmin = Q Qt 3 <