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Accreditation by the Metrology Calibration Laboratory of Shanghai

Update : 2015-12-08

(Verification of Imported Measuring Instruments)

1 Project Name

Accreditation by the Metrology Calibration Laboratory of Shanghai

2 Legal Basis

(1) Article 13 of the Rules for the Implementation of The Metrology Law of the People’s Republic of China: Enterprises and institutions should equip themselves with the facilities for checking and testing measurement instruments commensurate with their needs in production, scientific research and management and business operations; formulate specific procedures and regulations concerning examination and determination of accuracy; prepare detailed catalogues of measurement instruments showing their units and fix the corresponding periods for examination and determination of accuracy; and ensure that their measurement instruments which are not subject to compulsory examination and determination for accuracy are regularly checked and tested.

(2) Article 18 of the Shanghai Administrative Rules on Metrology Supervision: A unit or an individual, according to the needs of production operations, may act on his own or select a qualified metrology calibration organization to investigate and verify the accuracy of measuring instruments not subject to compulsory verification.

Article 26 of the Shanghai Administrative Rules on Metrology Supervision: An agency undertaking measuring instruments calibration or metrology verification shall not provide measuring instruments calibration or metrology verification services unless its quality has been recognized by the Shanghai Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision and relevant certificates of quality have been issued.

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