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Schedule 4: UK nationally approved electricity meters

Electricity Act 1989: Statutory register of all pattern approved electricity meters suitable for billing purposes in the UK.

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Schedule 4: UK nationally approved electricity meters

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UK nationally approved electricity meters are approved under the Electricity Act 1989 and the pattern or construction of the meter type must conform to the requirements specified in the accompanying regulations.

Formal approval certificates are issued by Regulatory Delivery (RD) to manufacturers of electricity meters. The meters are then listed in Schedule 4 of the Meters (Certification) Regulations, (SI 1998/1566), which is a statutory register of all pattern approved electricity meters suitable for billing purposes in the UK.

If you would like to be notified when Schedule 4 has been updated then please email: electricity.metering@beis.gov.uk.

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Published 31 January 2014
Last updated 4 December 2017 + show all updates
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  9. Updated list of UK nationally approved electricity meters: Schedule 4.
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