The Procedures For The Type-Approval And Verification Of Measuring Instruments Provided For

Original Language Title: postupy při schvalování typu a ověřování stanovených měřidel

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332/2000 Sb.



DECREE



The Ministry of industry and trade



of 6 May 1999. September 2000,



which lays down certain procedures for the type-approval and verification

set the measuring instruments covered by the EEC



Change: 260/2003 Coll.



Change: 509/2004 Sb.



Change: 71/2008 Sb.



The Ministry of industry and trade shall determine in accordance with section 27 of Act No. 506/1990

Coll. on metrology, as amended by Act No. 121/2000 Coll. (hereinafter the "Act")

for the implementation of § 6 (1). 2 and § 9 para. 1 of the Act:



§ 1



This Decree ^ 1) incorporates the relevant provisions of the European

^ 1a) community and lays down the procedures for the



type approval of measuring instruments) in cases where the requirements on them

established a special legal regulation, ^ 1b) (hereinafter referred to as "EEC approval

Type "),



(b) verification of measuring instruments) in cases where the requirements laid down

special legislation, ^ 1b) (hereinafter referred to as the "initial verification").



(2) the EEC pattern approval and EEC initial verification may be carried out at the request of

the manufacturer instead of the type-approval of a measuring instrument and validation according to the

special legislation. ^ 2)



§ 2



(1) EEC type-approval shall be carried out as a rule in respect of a request

EEC verification, the manufacturer of the primary. If a special law ^ 3)

does verification of a measuring instrument, the only type-approval

the gauge. If a special law ^ 3) provides for the obligation to

approval, but only to the verification of the meter, type-approval

shall not apply and shall be made only to the verification of a measuring instrument.



(2) the application for EEC type-approval, the manufacturer or his authorised

representative established in the Member State of the European Union for the Czech

metrological Institute (the "Institute"), or to the competent

Metrology authority of the Member State of the European Union (hereinafter referred to as "the Member

State ") that will issue the certificate for the gauge on the EEC type-approval, only

If the meter and ancillary equipment conforming to the requirements laid down in a special

legislation. ^ 1b)



(3) the application for EEC type-approval may be given only in one Member

State.



(4) if the EEC type-approval certificate refers to the auxiliary

the device must be in the certificate



a) types of gauges, to which it is possible to connect this device, or to which

It is possible to build this device,



(b)) the General conditions for the activity of the measuring instruments, for which the device is

approved.



(5) if the results of the examination provided for in point 2 of annex 1 to the

This Decree are satisfactory, the Institute shall issue a certificate of the EEC

type-approval and sends it to the appropriate requester. In the cases referred

in a separate legal předpise1b) the applicant shall, in all other

cases, to place on every device or auxiliary devices that

corresponds to the approved pattern the approval mark referred to in

the certificate.



(6) if it is not possible for certain measuring instrument for the EEC certificate

type-approval in accordance with § 1 (1). 1 (b). and), then it can be after they have been

informed the other Member States and when with them, where appropriate,

the meeting took place, the EEC type-approval certificate with limited

effect or extension. In the case referred to in point (c)) is mandatory

the preliminary consultation meeting, if the place of installation of the gauge is in a State other than the

in fact, that issued the type-approval certificate. EEC type-approval

may be subject to the following restrictions:



and restrictions on the validity period) for less than 10 years,



b) limiting the number of instruments which can be approved,



(c)) the obligation to inform the competent authorities of the places of installation,



d) limitations of use.



(7) If you use the new methods that are not listed in the Special

legal provision, 1b) can be ^ ^ preliminary consultation with the other Member

States issue the EEC pattern approval certificate of limited efficiency.

Approval with limited effect may be subject to restrictions as set forth in the

paragraph 6, and the specific conditions that are related to the method.

EEC type-approval certificate with limited effect, however, may be issued,

only if the



and) is an effective special law ^ 1b) for the relevant category

instruments,



(b)) are not exceeded the maximum permissible errors specified in the Special

legislation. ^ 1b)

Approval with limited effect does not apply more than two years. It is possible to

It extended for another three years.



§ 3



If it is for a category of instruments which meet the requirements of the Special

legislation, ^ 1b) does not require the EEC type-approval, the manufacturer of the

his own responsibility, may on the gauge to place in this category

described in point 3.3 of Annex No. 1.



§ 4



(1) when the initial EEC verification, the examination confirms that the gauge

corresponds to the approved pattern or to the requirements of the relevant

Directive; This validation confirms the official mark of the initial EEC

verification, whose graphic design is laid down in Appendix 2 to this

the Decree.



(2) the initial EEC verification is performed by the Institute or an authorized metrology

the Centre at the request of the manufacturer for the gauges, which are provided by the manufacturer

measurement characteristics and comply with the requirements laid down

special legislation ^ 1b) for this category.



(3) in the case of meters, on which is located the initial EEC verification mark is

period of validity of the verification provided for special legislation. ^ 4)



(4) if the measuring instrument is presented for initial verification, Institute

Specifies the



and gauge) that belongs to a category which is not laid down the EEC pattern approval

type, and, if so, whether it satisfies the technical construction

and the activities laid down by special legislation ^ 1b) for this category

measuring instruments, or



(b)) that gauges are EEC type-approval, and in other cases if the

This is so whether the approved type.



(5) at initial verification in accordance with the particular legal

^ law 1b)



and) the metrological characteristics,



(b)), the maximum permissible errors,



c) structure, namely whether it guarantees that the measurement characteristics are not

under normal use conditions to deteriorate to a greater extent,



(d)) that the gauge marked in prescribed manner and that are

properly positioned labels descriptive; the mark must be in the

the Czech language.



(6) on the measuring instrument that complies with the conditions of the initial EEC verification pursuant to this

the decree and the special legal předpisu1b), Institute or an authorized

metrological Center places the symbol of the incremental or partial EEC verification

in accordance with point 3 of annex 2 to this Decree. The gauge cannot be marked

brands that would be interchangeable with the EEC marks.



§ 5



If specific legal předpis1b) the initial EEC verification does not require places

the manufacturer of the measuring instrument that complies with the requirements of this special rule

Regulation, the special mark referred to in point 3.4 of annex 1 to this

the Decree.



§ 6



This Decree shall take effect on the date of publication of the sectoral annex for

the measuring instrument to the Protocol to the Europe Agreement establishing an association between the

The Czech Republic on the one hand, and the European communities and their

Member States, of the other part, on conformity assessment and acceptance of

industrial products in the collection of international treaties, or on the date of entry

the Treaty of accession of the Czech Republic to the European Union entered into force,

If the day earlier.



Minister:



doc. Ing. Gregr, r.



Č. 1



EEC TYPE-APPROVAL



1.



THE APPLICATION FOR EEC TYPE-APPROVAL



1.1. the application for EEC type-approval and the documents that are related to it,

submitted by the manufacturer for the Czech metrological Institute (hereinafter referred to as

"The Institute").



At the same time, the applicant shall send all Member States a copy of the request.



1.2. the application shall contain the following information:



-the name and address of the manufacturer or the firm, or of their authorized representative

or of the applicant,



-the appliance category,



-the intended use,



-the metrological characteristics,



-trade name, if any, or type.



1.3. The application shall be supplemented with the additional documents that are necessary for the

the evaluation, which shall be accompanied by two copies:



1.3.1 Description:



-the construction and operation of the meter,



-the protective arrangement, ensuring proper operation,



-equipment for control and settings



-the planned location for:



-verification marks,



-seals (where applicable).



1.3.2. General arrangement Drawings and, where necessary, detailed drawings

the important parts.



1.3.3. A schematic drawing illustrating the principles of operation and, where

necessary, photograph.



1.4. The application shall be accompanied by, as appropriate, the documents that are

relate to prior approval.



2.



EXAMINATION FOR EEC TYPE-APPROVAL



2.1 Examination includes:



2.1.1. Study of the documents and an examination of the metrological characteristics of the

the type that performs in their Institute or designated laboratories

or on the premises of the manufacturer, in the place of delivery or installation.



2.1.2 If the metrological characteristics of the type known in detail,

The Institute performs the only inspection of the documents.



2.2 the examination concerns the whole of the activities of the unit under normal

the terms of use. In those circumstances, the device must keep

the desired measurement characteristics.



2.3. The nature and scope of the examination referred to in point 2.1, can be

modified special legal regulation in more detail.




The Institute may require from the applicant in order to perform the examination for

approval standards and the appropriate means in material and auxiliary

employee.



3.



CERTIFICATE AND THE EEC TYPE-APPROVAL



3.1 the EEC type-approval Certificate shows the results of the examination of the

type and specifies additional requirements that must be met. This

the certificate is added to the descriptions, drawings and diagrams necessary for

identify the type and to clarify its functionality. Type-approval mark

referred to in this Decree has the graphic design of a stylized letter

Epsilon, which contains:



a) at the top of the distinguishing capital letter of the State, that certificate

EEC type-approval issued by, and the last two digits of the year type-approval,



(b)) at the bottom of those established by the Institute (identification number).

An example of such type-approval mark is shown in section 6.1.



3.2 in the case of EEC pattern approval with limited effect, before the

the stylized letter epsilon places the letter P of the same size.



Example of the approval mark with the limited effect is illustrated in section

6.2.



the sign referred to in section 3 of this order is the same as the EEC

type-approval, except that the stylised letter epsilon is

the reversed symmetrically along the vertical axis and contains no other information.



An example of this sign is shown in item 6.3.



3.4 Mark referred to in section 5 of this order is the same as the EEC

type-approval and hexagon.



An example of this sign is shown in item 6.4.



3.5 mark referred to in the preceding paragraphs, which places the manufacturer according to the

the provisions of this Ordinance, shall be placed in a visible position of each

and in the all devices submitted for verification and

must be legible and indelible. If their location is

technical problems, you can proceed by way of derogation, if so determined by the

a special law ^ 2) or these exceptions can be accepted after reaching

the agreement between the metrological services of Member States.



4.



SAVE THE SAMPLE INSTRUMENT



In the cases referred to in the special legislation ^ 2) can Institute,

If it considers it necessary, require the storage of a specimen instrument, for

the EEC pattern approval certificate has been issued. Instead of this sample

the appliance can allow saving parts of the instrument, the models in

scale or drawings and indicate in the certificate

EEC type-approval.



5.



THE NOTICE OF APPROVAL



5.1 at the same time with the announcement to the party concerned shall transmit to the European Institute

The Commission and the other Member States a copy of the EEC type-approval certificate;

These States may also receive a copy of messages on the metrological

checks, if they so wish.



5.2 cancellation of EEC pattern approval and other communications concerning the extent

and validity of EEC pattern approval shall also be subject to a notification procedure

referred to in point 5.1



5.3 If the Institute refuses to issue a type-approval certificate,

It shall inform the decision of the other Member States and the European Commission.



6.



THE BRAND RESPONSIBLE FOR EEC TYPE-APPROVAL



6.1 the EEC type-approval



6.2. Eec type-approval Mark with limited



6.3 Brand being removed from the EEC type-approval



6.4. Eec type-approval Mark for a device removed from the initial verification



Č. 2



THE INITIAL EEC VERIFICATION



1.



GENERAL PROVISIONS



1.1 Initial EEC verification may be carried out in one or more stages

(mostly in two).



1.2. the EEC verification shall proceed or authorized metrological Institute

the Centre in accordance with this Ordinance and under special legislation ^ 2).



1.2.1 Initial EEC verification for measuring instruments that make up the production at the end of

all that can be transported to the place of their installation, without the need to

is dismantled, will perform in one stage.



1.2.2. The initial EEC verification for measuring instruments whose correct operation depends on the

the conditions in which they are installed or used, shall be carried out in two

stages.



1.2.3. the first stage of the verification procedure must ensure in particular that the gauge

conforms to the approved pattern or gauge, which is not provided for

type approval, that meets the requirements specified a particular legal

^ law 1b).



2.



INSTEAD OF THE INITIAL EEC VERIFICATION



2.1 if specific legal předpis1b) do not specify the place where the

perform validation, then the gauge, which shall be verified only in one stage,

verified on the spot chosen by the Institute or an authorized metrology

by the Centre.



2.2. the measuring instruments which have to be verified in two or more stages shall be verified

Institute or authorized metrological centre.



2.2.1. the Last stage of the verification shall be carried out at the place of installation.



2.2.2 Other stages of the verification shall be carried out as laid down in point

2.1.



2.3. In particular, when the verification carried out outside the workplace Institute

or an authorized Metrology Centre, may institute or

authorized metrological centre require from the applicant that:



a) for the implementation of this verification provided by the standards and the appropriate

means in material and assisting personnel



(b) a copy of the said certificate) EEC type-approval.



3.



AFFIX THE EEC VERIFICATION



3.1 description of the initial EEC verification marks



3.1.1 according to the provisions of the special legal předpisu1b) are marks

the initial EEC verification, which shall be placed on the meter in accordance with section 3.3:



3.1.1.1 the complete EEC verification Mark shall be composed of two parts:



and) the first consists of a letter "e" containing: in the upper half

the distinguishing capital letter of the State where the initial EEC verification

done,



in the lower half of the identification number of the relevant departments of the Institute

or an authorized Metrology Centre;



(b)) the second tag contains the last two digits of the year of the verification in the

Hexagon.



3.1.1.2 the partial EEC verification Mark includes only the first part. This

Mark also serves as a seal.



3.2. Shape and dimensions of marks



3.2.1 Attached drawings show the shape, dimensions and outline of the letters and

numbers for the EEC initial verification, as mentioned in point 3.1;

the first two drawings show various parts of the brand, the third represents the

an example of a tag. The dimensions given in the drawings be expressed relative

the value; These values are a function of the diameter of the circumscribing circle around the small

paragraph (e) and around the hexagon.



3.2.2 the graphic design of the initial EEC verification marks



Graphic design of the second part, affix the EEC verification



An example of a graphical form of the initial EEC verification marks



3.2.3 Office for standards, metrology and testing

shall ensure the exchange of drawings originating EEC verification marks which correspond to the

shapes in the enclosed patterns with the metrological services of the Member

States.



3.3 location of the brands



3.3.1 complete EEC verification Mark is placed at the specified point on the gauge,

If this measuring instrument has been completely verified and it was found that matches the

to EEC requirements.



3.3.2 the partial EEC verification Mark shall be placed:



3.3.2.1 in the verification carried out in several stages on the gauge or the

part of a measuring instrument that complies with the terms and conditions that are not prescribed for the place

the installation, on the place where it is affixed, or on any other

a post provided for in the separate directives.



3.3.2.2 in all cases as a seal to locations defined in the

special legal regulation ^ 1b).



Selected provisions of the novel



Article II of the Government Regulation No. 71/2008 Sb.



Affix the EEC verification mark applied on the basis of the existing legislation

remain in force until the expiry of the verification of a measuring instrument.



1) is released on the basis and within the limits of the law, whose content allows you to

to incorporate the relevant provisions of the European communities Decree.



1A) of Council Directive No 71/316/EEC of 26 June 1990. July 1971 on the approximation of

laws of the Member States relating to common provisions

for both measuring instruments and methods of metrological control.



Council Directive 83/575/EEC of 26 June 1990. October 10, 1983, amending the

Directive 71/316/EEC of 26 June 1990. July 1971 on the approximation of

the laws of the Member States relating to common provisions for both measuring

instruments and methods of metrological control.



Council Directive 87/355/EEC of 25 September 1992. June 1987, amending

Directive 71/316/EEC of 26 June 1990. July 1971 on the approximation of

the laws of the Member States relating to common provisions for both measuring

instruments and methods of metrological control.



Council Directive 88/665/EEC of 21 December 1988 December 1988 amending the

several of the directives on the approximation of the laws of the Member States

containing provisions on the publication of attestations and certificates in the official

Journal of the European communities.



Commission Directive 2007/14/EEC of 7 June. March 2007 amending

Annex II to Council Directive No 71/316/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the

Member States relating to common provisions for both measuring

instruments and methods of metrological control.



1B) such as Decree No 333/2000 Coll., laying down the requirements for the

hot water meters called the EEC, Decree No. 334/2000

Coll., laying down the requirements for water meters for cold water


known by the EEC, Decree No. 338/2000 Coll., laying down the

requirements for electricity meters, called the EEC, Regulation No. 337/2000

Coll., laying down the requirements for the meters called the EEC,

Decree No. 337/2000 Coll., laying down the requirements for material length

the measure referred to by the EEC, Decree No. 335/2000 Coll., which

sets out requirements for meters known by the EEC, Decree No.

337/2000 Coll., laying down requirements on the gauge, known brand

EEC used to measure the air pressure in the tyres of road

vehicles.



2) Decree No. 262/2000 Coll., which ensures consistency and accuracy

measuring instruments and measurements.



3) Decree No 263/2000 Coll., laying down the gauge to a compulsory

authentication and gauges subject to type-approval.



4) Decree No 345/2002 Coll., which provides for the gauge to a compulsory

authentication and gauges subject to type-approval.