Select Committee on Regulatory Reform Seventh Report


The Legislative Reform (Verification of Weighing and Measuring Equipment) Order 2008 and Explanatory Document were laid before the House on 20 October 2008 under section 14(1) of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (LRRA).

The purpose of the draft Order is to amend the Weights and Measures Act 1985 in order to permit the verification of equipment by approved verifiers after adjustment.

The Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills has recommended that the draft Order should be subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.

We agree and accordingly recommend that the draft Order be approved.

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