Amendments To The Law "on A Uniformity Of Measurements"

Original Language Title: Grozījumi likumā "Par mērījumu vienotību"

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2013/97.3


The Saeima has adopted and the President issued the following law: amendments to the law "about the measurement unity" make law "on a uniformity of measurements" (Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1997, 7; 1998, nr. 9. no; 1999, no. 7; 2001, nr. 10; 2004, nr. 13; 2006, no. 15; 2008, 24 no; 2009, no. 14) follows: 1. Article 1: expressions of point 2 as follows: "2) pre-packaged product — consumption product that without the presence of certain pre-packaged consumer nominal amounts of any type in a separate package, which covers the products so that the contents cannot be altered without opening or modifying the package; " Add to article 7.1 and 7.2 point as follows: "means a transfer of measuring 71) use — means of measurement of transfer, the end-user first-time use according to the intended purpose; 72) manufacturer of measurement: a natural or legal person who or which other person measuring tool designed or manufactured and placed on the market under his name or trademark or put in use solely for your personal purposes; " replace the words "paragraph 11.1 inserting the" with the word "release"; Add to paragraph 14, after the words "approved" with the word "national"; to supplement the article with the second part as follows: "(2) other terms and concepts used in this law, the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008. Regulation (EC) no 765/2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 339/93."; believe the current text of article about the first part. 2. Make article 3 of the second paragraph by the following: "(2) the names and spelling Units, as well as the procedures of use approved by the Cabinet of Ministers." 3. Turn off the article 4. 4. Put article 5 second subparagraph by the following: "(2) the national metrology institutions developed the national measurement benchmark list approved by the Cabinet of Ministers." 5. Turn off the first paragraph of article 7, paragraph 2, the words "and making". 6. Express 8 and 9 article by the following: ' article 8. The means of measuring the state metrological control of measuring instruments types are defined by the following state metrological control types: 1) conformity assessment or type approval and initial verification; 2) use reuse of measuring verification; 3) state metrological supervision. 9. article. Measurement means of metrological control body (1) to conform to the state metrological control of measuring features are placed on the market and put into use by conformity assessment or the type-approval and verification of the first. (2) the means of measuring the conformity assessment shall be carried out in accordance with the laws on the metrological requirements measuring instruments established procedures. Measuring the type approval and the first verification shall be carried out in accordance with the legislation on measuring means of metrological control. (3) the state metrological control of measuring instruments are subject to national type-approval of the national metrology institutions, including national register of measuring instruments. (4) the state metrological control of measuring instruments which are subject to the verification shall be carried out again in the regulated area accredited inspection body accreditation to the national accreditation body published a statement on its official website. (5) the state metrological control of measuring instruments subject to type approval and verification shall be carried out first in the regulated field accredited certification and inspection bodies, for which the national accreditation accreditation institution published a statement on its official website. (6) measuring means verification of positive results confirmed by a special mark on the measuring instruments or by issuing a certificate of verification. The means of measurement verification marks and a certificate of verification of information is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. (7) the conformity assessment of measuring instruments in accordance with the state metrological control of measuring instruments which are subject to conformity assessment in the laws governing the procedures notified bodies do — national accreditation bodies accredited means of measuring the conformity assessment bodies which have been notified to the European Commission or the other Member States of the European Union or the European economic area, measuring the resources notified conformity assessment bodies. (8) the calibration of measuring instruments in accordance with the measuring instruments calibration in the laws governing the procedure set by the national accreditation bodies accredited or other Member States of the European Union or the European economic area countries accredited calibration laboratories. " 7. Article 10: make the title and first paragraph as follows: "article 10. In the case of the goods listed content quantity control of conformity (1) prepackaged goods intended for Distribution in the amount of content and the marking on the packaging to comply with this law and the regulations of metrological requirements fasētaj of the goods and their metrological control. "; replace the third paragraph, the words "bulk goods" with the words "the content" of the goods in Bulk. 8. To supplement the law with 10.1 and 10.2 of the article as follows: "article 10.1. The state metrological supervision organization

(1) the state metrological supervision Center of consumer protection. (2) the consumer protection centre is entitled to carry out metrological surveillance sites that produce, distribute, use or repair of measuring tools and sites that produce or distribute prepackaged goods. (3) the consumer protection functions of the Centre are the following: 1 the means of measurement) to make market surveillance; 2 use the) take the means of measuring the metrological supervision; 3) prepackaged items make metrological control. (4) the consumer rights protection centre is entitled to request and receive, free of charge, samples of measuring instruments for measuring production and distribution sites and organize it expertise accredited conformity assessment body to verify the conformity of the measuring means that rule and regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control. The order in which the consumer centres require and receive product samples, as well as those handled by the laboratory or other type of inspection shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. (5) if the means of measuring market surveillance, measuring products found non-compliance with this Act or the regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control, the consumer rights protection Centre has the right to: 1) stop measuring the placing and placing on the market and putting into use until brought into conformity of measuring instruments; 2) prohibit or restrict the placing on the future of means of measurement and the placing on the market and putting into use or request that they be removed from the market. (6) the use of the means of measurement, metrological supervision of consumer rights protection Centre has the right to: 1) require the user to remove the measuring feature usage, and make it extraordinary verification or calibration, if suspected of non-compliance with this means of measurement laws on repeat verification or calibration. The order in which you perform extraordinary verification or calibration shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers; 2) control the measuring process performance and measurement accuracy of means of compliance with the laws on the metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control; 3) to stop the use of measurement to the prevention of non-compliance or prohibit its use, if the means of measuring non-compliance with the laws on the metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control. (7) the costs of the fourth paragraph of this article and mentioned in the sixth paragraph of part 1 of the extraordinary verification or calibration shall be borne by the consumer rights protection centre. (8) If the market a measuring feature does not comply with the regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control, the costs of inspection shall be reimbursed by the manufacturer, the authorised representative, the importer or the Distributor, who first placed the measuring tool for the Latvian market. (9) If removed from the use of the measuring instrument does not meet the regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control of measuring instruments, expenditure on the extraordinary verification or calibration of the measuring instruments offset. (10) a prepackaged product metrological control according to the laws on the metrological requirements fasētaj of the goods and their metrological control, the consumer rights protection Centre has the right to: 1), to request and receive, free of charge, samples of the goods in the bulk production and distribution areas; 2) to stop the inappropriate marketing of prepackaged goods of the party to the non-compliance found. 10.2 article. Consumer centres to appeal against the decision of the procedure (1) the consumer protection Centre's decision is effective from the moment of its adoption. (2) the consumer protection Centre's decision may appeal to the Court of Justice of the administrative procedure law. Appeals against decisions shall not suspend its execution. " 9. Article 11 shall be expressed by the following: ' article 11. Natural and legal rights and obligations of persons

(1) natural and legal persons have the right to receive from the national metrology institutions of information related to ensuring unity of measurements. (2) subject to this Act and the regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control, people who use the state metrological control of measuring the subject, have a duty to ensure the accuracy of measurement: 1); 2) unit and the proper use of the designation; 3) evidence of conformity assessment of measuring instruments before their transfer, as well as the relevant label and timestamp; 4) measuring means verification or calibration repeated recurrence; 5 measuring process proper); 6) measuring compliance with the provisions of the use of funds. (3) manufacturers of measurement before the measurement to the placing on the market and putting into use is obliged to ensure the design, manufacture and conformity assessment procedures pursuant to this law and the regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control. Said laws in specified cases, part of the obligations of the manufacturer can perform the manufacturer's authorized representative. (4) the means of measurement before the measurement, the importer of the products on the market and putting into use are obliged to ensure compliance with this Act and the regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control. (5) the means of measurement before the measurement products distributor placing on the market and putting into use are obliged to ensure compliance with this Act and the regulations of metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control, including to make sure that the measuring instrument is marked with the relevant compliance and information markings, equipped with a timestamp, which prevents the measuring instrument metrological control, and accompanied by all required documents for conformity assessment as well as the instructions for use of the national language. (6) a Person who sets up the state metrological control of measuring the subject's features are responsible for the setup of measuring compliance with the manufacturer's instructions and the laws on the metrological requirements measuring instruments and metrological control. (7) the manufacturer of the goods in Bulk (Packager), the importer or the Distributor, who first put on prepackaged goods market of Latvia, is responsible for the content of the goods in bulk quantities and packaging to the existing labelling compliance with this law and the regulations of metrological requirements fasētaj of the goods and their metrological control. " 10. Make article 13, second subparagraph by the following: "(2) the national metrology Council is the advisory body, which is made up of representatives of the sectors of the authorized. The Council approved the regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers. The Council of Economic Ministers approved the personnel. " 11. in article 14: put the article title and the first paragraph by the following: ' article 14. The national metrology body (1) national metrology institutions determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. "; to make the third part of the introductory paragraph as follows: "(3) the national metrology institutions of main tasks are:"; to make the third part of point 2 as follows: "2) confirm the national measuring media types and register them in the State Register of measurement;". 12. Replace article 16, third paragraph, the words "Office for Metrology" with the words "national metrology institution". 13. off Chapter VIII. 14. To turn off the second part of article 18. 15. transitional provisions be supplemented with 12, 13 and 14 as follows: "Cabinet of Ministers to 12, 2014 1 January issued rules that govern the institution carrying out the national metrology body functions. 13. the transitional provisions referred to in paragraph 12 of the Cabinet of Ministers regulations for the entry into force of the society with limited liability "the standardization, accreditation and Metrology Centre ' Office for Metrology is this law referred to in article 14 of the national metrological institution and it is responsible for this Act and other legislation are observed in the field of metrology. 14. the transitional provisions referred to in paragraph 12 of the Cabinet of Ministers regulations for the entry into force of this law, the national accreditation body of the notice of the accredited bodies shall be published instead of the national accreditation bodies of the official website, but the official Edition of the "journal" of Latvia. " 16. off the informative reference to European Union directives. The Parliament adopted the law of 2 may 2013. The President a. Smith in 2013 on May 22.