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LICENCES FOR MANUFACTURE, DEALERSHIP AND REPAIR OF WEIGHTS & MEASURES ITEMS

Extract from Section 19 of Standards of Weights & Measures (Enforcement) Act 1985

            No person shall make, manufacture, sell or offer, expose or possess for repair any weight or measure unless he holds a valid licence issued in this behalf by the Controller of State or any other person authorized by him. Every licence issued under this section shall be in prescribed form for a valid period on payment of fee. It shall be renewed from time to time. In the Delhi State, Weights & Measures Deptt. has framed guidelines for issue of manufacturer, dealer and repairer licences which are given in brief as under:-

            The Controller may, if he has any reasonable cause to believe that the holder of the licence issued has made any statement in or in relation to, any application for the issue, renewal or continuance of the licence, which is incorrect or false or has contravened any provision of the standard Act or any rule, suspend such licence pending the completion of any enquiry against the holder of such licence.

             Provided that no such licence shall be suspended unless the holder has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the proposed action. The Controller, if he is satisfied, after making such enquiry that the holder of a licence has made a false or incorrect statement or has contravened any law or order cancel such licence.

 

GUIDELINES FOR ISSUE OF LICENSES

GUIDELINES FOR MANUFACTURER / REPAIRERS / DEALERS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FOR APPLYING OF LICENCE ETC.

 A.                The policy for fresh license for manufacture, repair and sale of weights and measures.

1.                 Every license shall be issued in a prescribed form on a payment of prescribed fee and shall be valid for a prescribed period.

2.                 Every license application shall be entertained in the prescribed form along with the supporting documents / papers etc., required for the particular license i.e. manufacturer, repairer or sale of Weights and Measures.

3.                 Application for licenses shall be examined by the Inspector, Legal Metrology as mentioned below.

                                           i.                        Manufacturer       -        ILM Grade-II or III.

                                         ii.                        Repairer               -        ILM Grade-II or III.

                                      iii.                        Dealer                  -        ILM Grade-II or III.

 

4.                 The Grade-II or Grade-III ILM as the case may be shall furnish a detailed report along with the clear observations, recommendations etc., to Grade-I ILM who is the in-charge of the zone.  If Grade-I Inspector Legal Metrology is satisfied with report and recommendation of Grade-II or Grade-III ILM, he will refer the case to the Controller along with his observation and recommendations.  Grade-I Inspector may visit the premises of the applicant for any clarification etc., if he is not satisfied with the report etc., of Grade-II or Grade-III ILM of his zone.

 5.                 No incomplete application shall be sent to Headquarter by Grade-I ILM.

 6.                 The supporting documents etc., are mentioned against the heading Manufacturer Licence, Repairer Licence or seller / Dealer licence.

 7.                 Controller may depute any other officer to visit the premises of the applicant as a test check, if he thinks so.

 8.                 Incomplete application shall not be entertained by zones / HQ and such applications shall be deemed to have been filed by the Department without intimating to the applicant.

 9.                 The fresh application shall be entertained at the zonal level and shall be processed by the zones itself.  The report along with clear recommendations may be sent to HQ within 30 days.  The entire period for disposal of case will be of 60 days.

 

1.      GUIDELINES FOR FRESH MANUFACTURER LICENCE OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES :

           The licence application to manufacture Weights & Measures shall be furnished in the prescribed proforma i.e. LM-1 along with supporting documents / papers etc., and the following points are to be examined.

 I.       PREMISES :

(A)     Proof of Legal possession of premises :

 The applicant must have level & physical possession of the premises and furnish a latest rent receipt / sale deed / House Tax Receipt / any other legal document and No Objection Certificate from the owner of the premises in the case of rented premises as the case may be.

(B)     Minimum space required for smooth and proper working :

 (i)       The Workshop premises / manufacturing premises should be suitable and adequate and it would not be less than the area specified below for the different items as mentioned against each.

1

Casting of Weights 50 Kg to 50 gram

100 Sq. m

2.

Manufacturing of B/Scales ABCD

40 Sq. m

3.

Counter Scale

30 Sq. m

4.

Platform Machines / non-automatic Weighing Scale / Automatic weighing scale

40 Sq. m

5.

Weigh Bridge / electronic / Digital Bridges Mech.

80 Sq. m

6.

Conical Measures, Dipping type measures, Length measures, brass weights / Bullion Weights

40 Sq. m

7.

Taxi meter / Auto Rickshaw / Fare meter

30 Sq. m

8.

Self / Semi / Self weighing machines / personal Weighing Machines / Spring Balance

40 Sq. m

9.

Clinical Thermometer

10 Sq. m

10.

Domestic Water Meter

20 Sq. m

11.

Kitchen scale / tubular balances / bathroom scales

40 Sq. m

12.

Sphygno manometer to measure blood pressure

15 Sq. m

13.     In case of manufacturing of electronic weighing / measuring instruments production of SSI Registration (Permanent) should be must.

Note : (any other item not covered above the area will be considered by the Licensing Authorities at the time of granting licence).

However, if more than one item of manufacturing is applied for the adequacy of the premises is to be assessed by licensing authority, but in no case the manufacturing premises should be less than the minimum area prescribed to manufacture a particular item listed therein applied for (i.e. an applicant intends to manufacture C.I. weights, B/S, C/S then the area should be not less than 100 Sq. m which being the requirement for C.I. weights castings.

(ii)      The workshop / manufacturing premises must be on the ground floor or basement.  The workshop / manufacturing premises to manufacture the following items may be at any floor of the multi-storied commercial complexes/industrial estates/flatted factories of Industries Department / flatted factories of DDA / DSIDC or any other Govt. of local body subject to condition that suitability of premises will be assessed by the licencing authority before grant of licence.

1.                 Clinical thermometer.

2.                 Sphygmono meters to measure blood pressure.

3.                 Non-automatic electric digital weighing scales upto 20 kg.

4.                 Electronic digital meters.

5.                 Kitchen scale / Tubular Balances / Bath room Scales.

 II.      WORKSHOP TOOLS AND EQUIPMENTS :

            1.                 All necessary equipment required for the concerned items applied for manufacturing.

2.                 All necessary tools required for manufacturing the concerned items.

3.                 Testing provisions facilities for the manufactured items.

4.                 Hardness testing equipment for Platform machines and weigh bridges.

5.                 The proof of procuring the workshop tools and equipment.

 
III.     CONSTITUTION OF THE FIRMS

          In case the firm is not a Proprietorship concern, they should submit a copy of Partnership deed duly attested by First Class Magistrate / Notary / Oath Commissioner and in case of Private Ltd. Company or Limited Company, Memorandum and Articles of Association approved by the Registrar, Ministry of Company Affairs, Govt. of India & Certificate of Incorporation.


IV.     M.C.L / ORIGINAL LAL DORA CERTIFICATE :

Attested copies of MCL / Original Lal Dora Certificate of SDM of the area is to be furnished by the applicant along with the application.  No M.C.L. & Certificate is required from the firm in industrial area approved by the Govt. of India / Delhi Administration.  (Etc. of the Govt. Policy or where the manufacturing industries is registered under SSI permanent basis the registration certificate is to be submitted for that address and trade).

 
V.      EXPERIENCE CERTIFICATE :

The applicant is required to furnish the experience certificate for at least 2 years for the items applied in the name of the skilled worker / proprietor / partner / Director of the firm or diploma in Electrical / Electronic / Mechanical Engineering or Certificate of Instrument Mechanic from the I.T.I.

 
VI.     LITERATURE :

The applicant shall furnish a copy of literature containing the details / specifications / design of the items to be manufactured.

 
VII.    PROOF OF FINANCIAL STATUS :

The applicant shall furnish the proof of financial status to the manufacturer of any Weights and Measures.  The licensing authority shall assess the financial status before granting licence.

 
VIII.   TRADE MARK :

A copy of the approved trademark duly registered with MRPC shall be furnished by the applicant at the time of submitting the application for grant of manufacturing licence.

 
IX.     SITE PLAN :

A site plan of the premises shall also be furnished by the applicant.


X.      SANCTIONED POWER LOAD :

A proof of sanctioned and installed and energized power load required for proper manufacturing of the items shall also be furnished by the applicant.  The licence shall be granted in view of the section 36, 37, 38 of Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 and section 73 of the Standard of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1985 and also under the Standards of Weights and Measures (Approval of Models) Rules, 1987.

 
XI.     The licencing authority may relax any of the condition referred above.

XII.    If the manufacturing is to be done under the provisio I-B(II) above, the licence is required to provide all the facilities to the officer / inspector of Department during the visit to his premises for inspection and verification especially in handling the balances / testing equipment etc.


DOCUMENTS TO BE ATTACHED WITH THE PRESCRIBED APPLICATION FORM :

1.                 Proof of the legal title of the premises, attested copy of the sale deed / allotment letter, property tax receipt.

2.                 Rent receipt / NOC from the owner.

3.                 Tools and Equipments list.

4.                 List of testing equipments.

5.                 Copy regarding constitution of the firm.

6.                 Experience certificate.

7.                 M.C.L / Original Lal Dora Certificate.

8.                 Copy of the Literature of the items to be manufactured.

9.                 Proof of financial status.

10.            Proof for Power Load Sanctioned / Installed / energized by DESU.

11.            Copy of permanent SSI Registration.

12.            List of skilled / unskilled workers with their names & addresses.


2.                GUIDELINES FOR GRANT OF REPAIRERS LICENCE :

The licence application to repair weights and measures shall be furnished in the prescribed proforma i.e. LR-I alongwith supporting documents / papers etc., and the following point are to be examined :

I.       Premises :

(A)     Proof of Legal possession of the workshop premises

          The applicant must have legal & physical possession of the premises and furnish latest rent receipt / sale deed / House Tax Receipt / any other documents and No Objection Certificate from the owner of the property.

(B)     Minimum area required for the smooth and proper working :

          The workshop premises should be suitable and adequate not less than the area as detailed below :

1.

Weights, measures, weighing and measuring instruments.

15 Sq. m.

2.

Taxi & Auto Rickshaw Fare Meters

4.5 Sq. m.

3.

Electronic Weighing Scales

1.5 Sq. m.

           The workshop must be with an adequate entrance without opening to any residential part of the premises.  The workshop premises must be on ground floor or basement.

           The workshop / Repairing premises to repair the following items may be at any floor of the multi-storied commercial complexes / industrial estates / flatted factories of Industries Department / Flatted factories of DDA / DSIDC or any other Government or local body subject to condition that suitability of premises will be assessed by the licencing authority before granting licence.

            1.                 Auto Rickshaw / Taxi Fare Meter.

2.                 Electronic weighing scales up to 20 Kg.

3.                 Kitchen scales / Tubular Balance / Bathroom Scales / Spring Balances.

4.                 Electronic digital meter.

5.                 Sphygmomanometer to measure blood pressure.

  

II.      THE WORKSHOP TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT :

           The firm shall have sufficient Tools and Equipment to carry out the repairing work of weights, measures weighing and measuring instruments.

             1.                 Set of files.

2.                 Set of screw Drivers.

3.                 Set of punches (A to Z)

4.                 Drill Machines.

5.                 Set of spanners.

6.                 Set of ring spanner.

7.                 Hammers and Cutters.

8.                 Stove / Bhatti Heating arrangement.

9.                 Melting Pot.

10.            Pouring Pot.

11.            Tota Plass.

12.            Set of number of punches ( 1 to 9)

13.            Plass.

14.            Baunk.

15.            Sand paper.

16.            Oil Cane.

17.            Stop Watch (for taxi / Auto Rickshaw fare meter only).

18.            Bench Machine

19.            Any other necessary equipment required for smooth working.

           The proof of procuring the workshop tools and equipment etc., shall also be furnished by the applicant at the time of applying for repairing licence.

 
III.     TEST EQUIPMENT

(i)       The applicant firm must have the following test equipment :

          (1)      50 Kg. Balance     -        B Class.

          (2)      5 Kg. balance       -        B Class.

          (3)      200 g balance       -        B Class.

          (4)      2 g balance           -        B Class.

(ii)      Test weights :

                   50 Kg to 50 g C.I. Weights.

                   50 g to 10 g Brass weights.

                   10 Kg to 1 mg Bullion weights.

(iii)     Test capacity Measures : 20 litre to 100 ml Conical.

(iv)     2 litre to 10 ml Cylindrical.

(v)      Test length Measures : 1 Meter Rod.

(vi)     Additional weights for testing Beam scales and platform scales one Ton.

(vii)    In case of weigh bridges : 1 ton and additional weights upto capacity of the weigh bridge will be required for testing the weigh bridge at the site.

(viii)   Arrangement for testing the beam scale in the workshop.

(ix)     Arrangement for testing the capacity measure / length measure / peg measure.


Loan articles :

1.

Beam Scales -

B Class

2 Kg (1), 1 Kg (1), 500 gm (1)

 

C Class

500 kg (1), 200 Kg (1), 100 Kg (1)

50 Kg (2), 20 Kg (2), 10 Kg (2), 5 Kg (2), 2 Kg (2), 1 Kg (2), 500 gm (2).

D Class -

As above

2.

C.I. Weights -

 

i)        50 Kg to 50 gm (2 sets)

ii)       20 Kg to 50 gm (2 sets)

iii)      2 Kg to 50 gm (2 sets)

3.

Brass weights

 

1 Kg to 1 mg (1)

4.

Conical Measures

 

20 litre to 10 litre (1)

 

 

 

5 litre to 10 ml (1)

5.

Cylindrical Measures

 

2 litre to 5 ml (1)

6.

Meter Rod

 

1 meter (1)

7.

Counter Scales

 

20 Kg (1), 10 Kg (1), 5 Kg (1), 

2 Kg (1), 1 Kg (1)

The applicant will submit a proof that all the loan articles produced from the sources.  All the loan articles should be duly verified and stamped by the Weights and Measures Department and verification certificate shall be attached by the applicant.


IV.     CONSTITUTION OF THE FIRM :

           In case the firm is not a Proprietorship concern, the firm should submit a copy of Partnership Deed duly attested by the first class Magistrate / Notary / Oath Commissioner and in case of Private Company or Limited Company, Memorandum of Association approved by the Ministry of Company Affairs, Govt. of India.

V.      EXPERIENCE CERTIFICATE : 

          The applicant is required to furnish an experience certificate for at least one year for the items applied for Repairing in the name of a skilled worker / proprietor / Partner / Director of the firm or certificate from I.T.I in Instrument Mechanic & Electronics and no repairing work shall be taken in the absence of a skilled worker.

 VI.     SITE PLAN

            A site plan of the premises shall also be furnished by the applicant. 

           The licencing Authority may relax any of the condition or the part of the condition referred above.


DOCUMENTS TO BE ATTACHED WITH THE PRESCRIBED APPLICATION FORM

1.       Proof of the legal title of the premises (attested copy of the Sale Deed / Lease Deed / Allotment letter / Property Tax receipt.)

2.       Rent Receipt / N.O.C from the owner.

3.       Tools & Equipment list.

4.       Test Equipment.

5.       List of loan Articles with verification certificate.

6.       Copy of the Constitution of the firm.

7.       Experience certificate.

8.       Site plan.

9.       Memorandum of Articles in case of Private Limited Company and Limited Company.

10.     List of skilled and unskilled workers with their names & addresses.


3.      GUIDELINES FOR THE GRANT OF DEALERS LICENSE

The Licence application to sell the Weights and Measures shall be furnished in the prescribed proforma i.e. LD-1 along with supporting documents / papers etc., and the following points are to be examined.

I.       PREMISES

(A)       Proof of Legal possession of the shop premises.

The applicant must have legal & physical possession of the premises and furnish latest Rent receipt / Sale Deed / House Tax Receipt / Any other document and No Objection Certificate from the owner of the property.

 (B)      Minimum area required.

           The shop premises should be suitable and adequate and must be of independent entrance without opening any residential part of the premises.

II.      CONSTITUTION OF THE FIRM :

            In case the firm is not a proprietorship concern the firm should submit a copy of Partnership deed duly attested by First Class Magistrate / Notary / Oath Commissioner and in case of Private Company or Limited Company, Memorandum of Association approved by the Ministry of Company Affairs, Govt. of India.

III.     SITE PLAN :

          A site plan of the premises shall also be furnished by the applicant.

IV.     PROOF OF FINANCIAL STATUS :

          The applicant shall furnish the proof of financial status, to sell any Weights and Measures.  The Licensing Authority shall assess the Financial status before granting the licence.

V.      SALES TAX REGISTRATION NUMBER :

          The applicant shall furnish a copy of Sales Tax Registration Number, if registered with the concerned Department.

DOCUMENT TO BE ATTACHED WITH THE PRESCRIBED APPLICATION FORM

1.       Proof of the legal title of the premises attested copy of the Sale Deed / Lease Deed / Allotment letter / Property Tax receipt.

2.       Rent receipt / N.O.C. from the owner.

3.       Copy of the Constitution of the firm.

4.       Proof of the financial status.

5.       Site plan.

6.       Memorandum and Articles of Association in case of Private Limited Company and Limited Company.

7.       Sales Tax Registration Number, if registered.

 

B.      NEW POLICY FOR RENEWAL OF LICENCES FOR MANUFACTURING, REPAIRING AND SALE OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

General

1.                 All the licences shall be renewed in accordance with the provisions of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) act, 1985 and Delhi Standards of Weights & Measures (Enforcement) Rules, 1988.

2.                 Licence renewal application shall be furnished in the prescribed proforma.

3.                 The renewal of licence should be completed latest by 31st December of each calendar year.

4.                 Licence renewal application shall be received in the zones (district offices).

5.                 All the application for renewal will be processes in the same manner by the concerned inspector as in the case of fresh licence.

 

I.       RENEWAL OF MANUFACTURING LICENCE :

          The licence renewal application shall be furnished in the prescribed form with the following supporting documents/paper etc. :

1.                 Proof of continued legal possession.

2.                 Change in constitution of the firm, if any.

3.                 Statement of stock and sales.

4.                 All the documents as required for fresh licence except experience certificate / copy of the literature of the item them being manufactured / Lal Dora Certificate / MCL.

5.                 List of workers skilled & unskilled with names and addresses.

6.                 Attested copy of renewed M.C.L certificate where required.

7.                 Prescribed licence renewal fee receipt.

8.                 Sales Tax registration number, if registered.

 

II.      RENEWAL OF REPAIRING LICENCE :

           The licence renewal application shall be furnished in the prescribed form with the following supporting document / papers :

1.                 Proof of the legal title of the premises (attested copy of the sale deed / lease deed / allotment letter / property tax receipt).

2.                 Rent receipt / N.O.C from the owner.

3.                 Tools and equipment list.

4.                 Test equipments.

5.                 List of loan articles with verification certificate.

6.                 Copy of the constitution of the firm.

7.                 Month-wise statement of repairing job conducted during the year.

8.                 Site plan, if any change.

9.                 Memorandum and Articles of Association in case of Private Limited company and limited company.

10.            List of workers, skilled and unskilled with names and addresses.

11.            Prescribed licence renewal fees receipt.

 
III.     RENEWAL OF DEALERS LICENCE :

The licence renewal application shall be furnished in the prescribed form with the following supporting documents / papers etc.

1.                 Proof of the legal title of the premises (attested copy of the sale deed / lease deed / allotment letter / property tax receipt).

2.                 Rent receipt / N.O.C from the owner.

3.                 Copy of the constitution of the firm.

4.                 Month wise statement of sale of weights and measures.

5.                 Site plan, if any change.

6.                 Memorandum and  Articles of Association in case of Private Limited Company and Limited Company.

7.                 Sales Tax Registration number, if registered.

8.                 Prescribed licence renewal fees receipt.

 
AMENDMENT IN LICENCES

           In case of any amendment in the existing licence of manufacturer / repairer / dealer with reference to change in constitution, business premise, item of manufacture / repair / sale, the relevant part laid down in case of the licencing policy is to be observed and adhered to.

 
FOR ALL LICENCE

          The Licensee shall furnish the monthly statement in the format given in Schedule X of the Delhi Standards of Weights & Measures (Enforcement) Rules, 1988 by 10th of the next month.


FOR ELECTRONIC MACHINES MANUFACTURER

          The licensee shall ensure that specific arrangement has been made in the machine for sealing by the Inspector, Legal Metrology.