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Changes in guidance for business and local authorities on measuring instruments

National and European certification requirements pre and post 2016.

Weights and measures guidance has been updated to include advice that explains the impact of the Measuring Instruments Directive (MID) after 30 October 2016 for National and European certification requirements pre and post 2016.

Businesses and trading standards should refer to the following guidance note for the National Measurement and Regulation Office current advice.

The impact of the MID after 30 October 2016 for national and european certification requirements pre and post 2016.

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The purpose of this update is to assist businesses in the weights and measures industry to continue to trade under the MID post 2016. This guidance supports UK businesses to comply with current applicable legislation.