FAQ on Legal Metrology

Metrology is that branch of science which deals with all theoretical and practical aspects of measurement or weighment. The term ‘Legal metrology’ is that part of metrology which ensures accuracy in weighment or measurement under the umbrella of legal statute to safeguard the rights and interests of consumers during any transaction whether commercial, industrial or public health & safety

The Legal Metrology Act is formulated and enacted by the Parliament while respective State Govt. framed Legal Metrology Enforcement Rules of concerned State by respective Legislative Assembly.
The State Legal Metrology Department is responsible for implementing Legal Metrology laws.