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NATIONAL MEASUREMENT REGULATIONS 1999

- made under the National Measurement Act 1960

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of regulations  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   4.      References to appointments, approvals and certificates  

   PART 2--UNITS OF MEASUREMENT

   5.      Australian legal units of measurement (Act, s 7A(1))  
   6.      Additional legal units of measurement (Act, s 7A(2))  
   7.      Prefixes specifying numerical values (Act, s 7A(3))  

   PART 3--STANDARDS OF MEASUREMENT

           Division 1--General

   8.      Definition for Part 3  
   9.      Verification of Australian secondary standard of measurement  
   10.     Verification of standards of measurement generally  

           Division 2--Verification of standards of measurement

   11.     Application of Division 2  
   12.     Application for verification of standards of measurement  
   13.     Verification of standards of measurement  
   14.     Decision not to verify, or delay in verifying, standard of measurement  
   15.     Marking of verified standards of measurement  

           Division 3--Marks and certificates of verification

   16.     Marks on, or attached to, standards of measurement  
   17.     Certificates of verification of Australian primary and secondary standards of measurement  
   18.     Certificates of verification of State primary standards of measurement  
   19.     Certificates of verification of reference standards of measurement  
   20.     Notification of determinations  
   21.     Recognition of foreign reference standards of measurement  

           Division 4--When verifications cease to have effect and may be cancelled

   22.     When verification ceases to have effect  
   23.     Grounds for cancellation of verification  

           Division 5--Accuracy, value and uncertainty of standards of measurement

   25.     Accuracy of State secondary standards of measurement--maximum permissible uncertainty  
   26.     Accuracy of State tertiary standards of measurement--maximum permissible uncertainty  
   27.     Accuracy of Inspectors' Class 1 standards of measurement--maximum permissible uncertainty  
   28.     Accuracy of Inspectors' Class 2 standards of measurement--maximum permissible uncertainty  
   29.     Accuracy of Inspectors' Class 3 standards of measurement--maximum permissible uncertainty  
   30.     Equivalent values--maximum permissible variation  
   31.     Equivalent values--maximum permissible uncertainty  
   32.     Maximum permissible variation--Inspectors' Class 1 standards  
   33.     Maximum permissible variation--Inspectors' Class 2 standards  
   34.     Maximum permissible variation--Inspectors' Class 3 standards  

   PART 3A--ARTEFACTS

           Division 1--General

   34A.    Verification relating to artefacts  

           Division 2--Verification of artefacts

   34B.    Application for verification of physical quantity of an artefact  
   34C.    Verification of physical quantity of artefacts  
   34D.    Decision not to verify, or delay in verifying, physical quantity of artefact  
   34E.    Marking of artefacts  

   PART 4--MEASURING INSTRUMENTS

           Division 1--Preliminary

   35.     Definitions for Part 4  

           Division 2--Certification of measuring instruments

   36.     Application for certification of measuring instruments  
   37.     Certification of measuring instruments  
   38.     Decision not to certify, or delay in certifying, measuring instruments  
   39.     Determinations--accuracy of measuring instruments  
   40.     Recognition of foreign certification of measuring instruments  

           Division 3--Marks and certificates

   41.     Marking of measuring instruments  
   42.     Matters to be stated in certificates  

           Division 4--When certification ceases to have effect and may be cancelled

   43.     When certification ceases to have effect  
   44.     Grounds for cancellation of certification  

   PART 5--REFERENCE MATERIALS

           Division 1--Preliminary

   45.     Definition for Part 5  

           Division 2--Certification of reference materials

   46.     Application for certification of reference materials  
   47.     Application to vary certification of reference materials  
   48.     Certification of reference materials  
   49.     Variation of certification of reference materials  
   50.     Decision not to certify, or delay in certifying, reference material  
   51.     Notice of variation  
   52.     Determinations by Chief Metrologist  
   53.     Recognition of foreign reference materials  

           Division 3--Marks and certificates

   54.     Marking of reference materials  
   55.     Matters to be stated in certificates  

           Division 4--When certification ceases to have effect or may be cancelled or varied

   56.     When certification ceases to have effect  
   57.     Grounds for cancellation or variation of certification  

   PART 6--PATTERNS OF MEASURING INSTRUMENTS

           Division 1--Examinations for pattern approval

   58.     Application for approval of patterns of measuring instruments  
   59.     Application to vary approval of approved patterns  
   60.     Approval of patterns of measuring instruments  
   61.     Variation of approval of patterns of measuring instruments  
   62.     Decision not to approve, or delay in approving, patterns of measuring instrument  
   63.     Certificates of approval  

           Division 2--Other examinations

   64.     Examination of instruments for compliance with approved patterns  
   65.     Re-examination of approved patterns  

           Division 3--Cancellation, variation and withdrawal of approvals

   66.     Cancellation of approvals on application  
   67.     Grounds for cancelling and varying approvals other than on application  
   68.     Effect of variation and cancellation of approvals  
   69.     Effect of withdrawal of approvals  

   PART 7--AUTHORITIES

           Division 1--General

   70.     Definition for Part 7  
   71.     Application for permission for person to sign certificates  

           Division 2--Appointment of authorities

   72.     Application for appointment of verifying or certifying authority  
   73.     Verifying and certifying authorities  
   74.     Verifying authorities  
   75.     Certifying authorities  
   76.     Approving authorities  
   77.     General conditions of appointment of authorities  
   78.     Cancellation of appointments on application  
   79.     Grounds for cancelling and varying appointments other than on application  

   PART 8--DEALING WITH VERIFICATION, CERTIFICATION, APPROVAL AND APPOINTMENT OTHER THAN ON APPLICATION

           Division 1--Preliminary

   80.     Definitions for Part 8  
   81.     Application of Part 8  

           Division 2--Cancellation, variation and withdrawal of instruments

   82.     Cancellation, variation and withdrawal of instruments  
   83.     When variation, cancellation and withdrawal have effect  

   PART 9--RECONSIDERATION AND REVIEW

   84.     Definition for Part 9  
   85.     Certain decisions may be reconsidered  
   86.     Certain decisions may be reviewed  

   PART 10--MISCELLANEOUS

   88.     Conversion factors (Act, s 11)  
   90.     Certificates as evidence  
   90AA.   Pattern approval certificates issued between 1 October 1999 and 1 July 2004  
   90AB.   Preservation of verifications and reverifications made before 1 July 2009  
   90B.    Fees  
   90C.    Indexation of fees  

   PART 11--REPEALS

   91.     Repeal of previous National Measurement Regulations  
   92.     Repeal of National Measurement (Patterns of Measuring Instruments) Regulations  

   PART 12--TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   93.     Transitional--1 October 1999  
   94.     Transitional--1 July 2004  
           SCHEDULE 1 Australian legal units of measurement
           SCHEDULE 2 Additional legal units of measurement
           SCHEDULE 3 SI prefixes
           SCHEDULE 4 Maximum permissible uncertainty--length (State primary and secondary standards)
           SCHEDULE 5Schedule 5--Maximum permissible uncertainty--mass (State primary, secondary and tertiary standards)
           SCHEDULE 6 Maximum permissible uncertainty--volume (State secondary and tertiary standards)
           SCHEDULE 7Schedule 7--Maximum permissible uncertainty and maximum permissible variation--length (Inspectors' Class 1 and Class 2 standards)
           SCHEDULE 8Schedule 8--Maximum permissible uncertainty and maximum permissible variation--area (Inspectors' Class 1 standards)
           SCHEDULE 9Schedule 9--Maximum permissible uncertainty and maximum permissible variation--mass (Inspectors' Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 standards)
           SCHEDULE 10 Maximum permissible uncertainty and maximum permissible variation--volume (Inspectors' Class 1 standards)
           SCHEDULE 11 Conversion factors
           SCHEDULE 12 Maximum permissible error--legal measuring instruments
           SCHEDULE 13 Fees


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