This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
A review of the British Hallmarking Council's (BHC) 2012 achievements and its aims for 2013.
The statement looks at powers transferred to the BHC in accordance with the Public Bodies Act 2011 and the Hallmarking Act.
This document sets out the BHC’s duties, powers, finance and membership. The BHC will continue to work with the 4 assay offices on protecting the UK jewellery and precious metal trade. They will continue to advise the government on legislation changes.