Automatic catchweighing instruments technical documents

National Measurement Office

November 24
12:43 2014

The National Measurement Office (NMO) is looking for any further views from the UK in relation to an amendment to an International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) technical working document: OIML R 51 Automatic catchweighing instruments, 2006 Edition.

The NMO is the UK participating member of R51 and is responsible for collecting the UK views on proposed amendments to the technical working documents for OIML R 51 Automatic catchweighing instruments.

Please complete the R51-1 UK comments template 2015 (MS Word Document, 30.5KB) and email back to Morayo Awosola by 28 February 2015.

All comments made will be collated to form the UK input for this project.

For further information then please contact:

Morayo Awosola

International legal metrology

Tel: +44 (0)20 8943 7287

For more general information about the work of NMO on international legal metrology then read our international guidance page.


OIML is an intergovernmental treaty organisation which:

  • develops model regulations, standards and related documents for use by legal metrology authorities and industry
  • provides mutual recognition systems which reduce trade barriers and costs in a global market
  • represents the interests of the legal metrology community within international organizations and forums concerned with metrology, standardization, testing, certification and accreditation
  • promotes and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and competencies within the legal metrology community worldwide
  • cooperates with other metrology bodies to raise awareness of the contribution that a sound legal metrology infrastructure can make to a modern economy

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