Government of West Bengal amended the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, and West Bengal Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules, 2011

Nov 26, 2022 | by TeamLease RegTech Legal Research Team

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Commercial ComplianceThe Government of West Bengal on November 11, 2022, notified amendment in the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, and West Bengal Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules, 2011.

The following has been amended-

•In rule 11 which specifies licensing of the manufacturer, repairer, and dealer of weights and measures

(a) for sub-rule (2), substitute the following sub-rule- "All licenses issued to manufacturers, repairers, and dealers of weights and measures shall be auto-renewed upon uploading of required documents by the license holder and after payment of requisite fees required for renewal,"

(b) to sub-rule (2), insert the following provisos > "Provided that late fees at full rate, as notified in the Official Gazette, in Schedule IV, shall be payable in addition to license fees, for renewal of licenses, within three months of expiry. The License shall remain suspended until renewal within the stipulated time; Provided further that if the license renewal fee is not paid within three months of expiry, the license shall stand canceled." 

(c) in sub-rule (5) omit the words "or for the issue of a duplicate license"; 

(d) omit the proviso appended to sub-rule (5); 

•omit schedule 11-B;

•In Schedule IV, omit point (3)

[Notification No. 4366-CAD-13017(13)/2/2020]


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