Weight & Measures
Verification  and Stamping

Notification Beam Scales (Class C and D)   Water Meter
Fee for verification and Stamping Weighing Instruments  of High Accuracy Class Electricity Meter
Collection of fees and deposit  Automatic Weighing Machines Kitchen Scale
Weights Totalizing Machines Tubular balance
Capacity Measures   Volumetric Measuring Instruments Bathroom scales
Length Measures   Flow Meters Baby cum Child weighing scale
Non-Automatic Weighing instruments Linear Measuring Instruments Peg measure
Beam Scales (Classes A and B)   Clinical Thermometer Electronic weighing instrument

 

 

 

N O T I F I C A T I O N

 

F.No. 5/8/92-WM :  In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 72 of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1985 and as per the approval conveyed by the Government of India, Ministry of Food & Consumer Affairs, New Delhi, the Administrator, Union Territory of Lakshadweep makes the following amendment to “The Lakshadweep Standards of  Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Rules 1986,”  namely.

1.  (1)  Short Title and Commencement:-  These Rules may be called the Lakshadweep Standards of Weights  and Measures (Enforcement) (Amendment) Rules 1998.    

 

(2)      They extend to the whole of Lakshadweep .

 

(3)      They shall come into force from the date of publication in the Official Gazette.

 

2.  In the Lakshadweep Standards of Weights  and Measures (Enforcement) Rules 1986 (herein after referred to as the Principal Rules) after rule 16, the following rules shall be inserted.

 

16 A.  Fee for verification and Stamping:-

 

                           (1)  Fees payable for verification and stamping of weights and measures at the office or camp office of the Inspector shall be as specified in schedule XIV.

 

                  (2)  If, at the request of the user or  repairer of weights and measures, the verification is done at any premises other than the office or camp office of the Inspector, an additional fee shall be charged at half the rates specified in schedule XIV and the user or repairer, as the case may be, of the weight or measure shall  also pay the expenses incurred by the Inspector for handling the working standard and other equipment, subject to a minimum of rupees ten:

 

                          Provided that no additional fee shall be charged for verification and stamping in respect of

 

                          a)  Vehicle tanks, dispensing pumps, weigh bridges, dormant platform machines and such other weights or measures which cannot and should  not be moved from its location.

 

                          b)  weights and measures in the premises of a manufacturer  or stockist of such weights and  measures.

 

             (3)  No fee shall be payable for re-stamping any weight or measure held in stock with manufacturer or dealer within the period specified in rule 14 from the date  on which it was last stamped, provided that the original  stamp was not obliterated under sub-section (3) of section 28 of the Act.

 

                (4)  A weight or measure which on verification is found to be incorrect shall be returned  to the person concerned for adjustment informing him  in writing of the defects found  in the weight or measure.  When the necessary adjustment has been carried out, such weight or measure shall be verified on payment of fifty percent of the fees specified in Schedule XIV and if found correct shall be stamped.

 

16 B. Collection of fees and deposit into Government Account:-

 

            (1)  Before commencing the work of verification or re-verification, the Inspector shall inform the person concerned of the fees payable by him under these rules and shall receive the same and issue a receipt in the form approved by the Controller, one copy of such receipt being kept on record.

 

                             Provided that fees payable by a department of the Central or State Government under these rules may be realized in such manner as may be directed by the Controller.

 

                     (2)  The Inspector shall maintain a register in the form approved by the Controller, which shall be written up from day to day and shall show the amount of fees and other charges collected during the day.

 

                     (3)  All payments received by the Inspector shall be paid into the Government Account during the week or the following Monday for credit to such “Head of Account”  as may be specified by the Controller from time to time, and a receipt thereof  be obtained and an intimation to that effect be sent to the Controller.

 

3.  In the Principal Rules after Schedule XIII, the following schedule shall be inserted, namely-

SCHEDULE XIV

(See Rule 16 A and 16 B)

 

Fees payable for verification and stamping of Weights and Measures and Weighing and Measuring instruments.

 

1.  Weights :

 

 

 

(a)     Bullion Weights :-

 

 

 

Denomination

Fees per piece

 

 

                          20 kg

20.00

                            10 kg

20.00

                         5 kg

15.00

                              2 kg

15.00

                             1 kg

15.00

                     500 g

10.00

                           200 g

10.00

                           100 g

10.00

                             50 g

10.00

                        20 g

10.00

                             10 g

10.00

                               5 g

10.00

                               2 g

10.00

                                  1 g

10.00

                       500 mg

10.00

200 mg   

10.00

                       100 mg

10.00

                                 50 mg

10.00

                                 20 mg

10.00

                                 10 mg

10.00

                                   5 mg

10.00

                                   2 mg

10.00

                                   1 mg

10.00

 

             (B)  Brass Weights (other than Bullion) :

 

                                    1 kg

3.00

                        500 g

3.00

                        200 g

3.00

                        100 g

3.00

                          50 g

3.00

                          20 g

3.00

                          10 g

3.00

                                    5 g

3.00

                                    2 g

3.00

                                    1 g

3.00

 

(C)  Sheet Metal Weights (other than Bullion)

 

                        500 mg

3.00

                        200 g

3.00

                        100 g

3.00

                          50 g

3.00

                          20 g

3.00

                          10 g

3.00

                                    5 g

3.00

                                    2 g

3.00

                                    1 g

3.00

 

(D)  Iron and Steel Weights

 

 

                          50 kg

10.00

                          20 kg

10.00

                          10 kg

10.00

                            5 kg

10.00

                            2 kg

10.00

                            1 kg

10.00

                        500 g

3.00

                        200 g

3.00

                        100 g

3.00

                          50 g

3.00

 

(E)      Carat Weights

 

                        500 c

10.00

                        200 c

10.00

                        100 c

10.00

                          50 c

10.00

                          20 c

10.00

                          10 c

10.00

                            5 c

10.00

                            2 c

10.00

                            1 c

10.00

                   50/100 c

10.00

                   20/100 c

10.00

                   10/100 c

10.00

                     5/100 c

10.00

                     2/100 c

10.00

                     1/100 c

10.00

                   0.5/100 c

10.00

 

2.  Capacity Measures

 

                          Capacity

Fee per piece

100 litre and above

Rs. 20 for the first 100                    litres plus Rs. 5 for every additional 100 litres or part thereof  subject to a maximum of Rs. 5,000/-

                                50 l

20.00

                                20 l

10.00

                                10 l

10.00

                                  5 l

5.00

                                    2 l

5.00

                                    1 l

5.00

                               500 ml

5.00

                               200 ml

5.00

                               100 ml

5.00

                                 50 ml

5.00

                                 20 ml

5.00

                                 10 ml

3.00

                                   5 ml

3.00

                                   2 ml

3.00

                                   1 ml

3.00

 

3.  Length Measures

 

             (a)  Non-Flexible

 

 

                              2.00 m

5.00

                              1.00 m

5.00

                              0.50 m

5.00

                              1.00 m (graduated at every Centimetre)

10.00

                              0.50 m         -- do --

10.00

 

 

            (b)  Fabrics plastic:

                                                           

10 m and above.

Rs. 6.00 for the 1st 10 metres.  Plus Rs. 2/- for every additional 5 metres.

 

                                 5 m

Rs. 5.00

                                 3 m

5.00

                                 2 m

5.00

                       1.5 m

5.00

                                 1 m

5.00

                       0.5 m

5.00

 

                 (c) Woven

 

50 m

Rs. 10 for the 1st 10 metre Plus Rs. 5/- for ever additional 5 metres.

 

                        30 m

do

                        20 m

do

                        15 m

do

                        10 m

do

                          5 m

5.00

                          2 m

5.00

       (d)  Steel tapes

 

50 m  

Rs. 10.00 for 1st 10 metres plus Rs. 5/- for every additional  5 metres.

                          30 m

do

                          20 m

do

                          10 m

do

                            5 m

5.00

                            4 m

5.00

                            3 m

5.00

                            2 m

5.00

                    1.5 m

5.00

                            1 m

5.00

                    0.5 m

5.00

            (e)  Folding Scales

                

                             1 m

5.00

                          0.5 m

5.00

 

          (f)  Surveying  Chains

 

                            30 m

30.00

                            20 m

30.00

4.  Non-Automatic Weighing instruments    - Mechanical (Analogue indicating) belonging to ordinary and medium accuracy class.

 

                         400 t

2000.00

                           300 t

1500.00

                           200 t

1500.00

                           150 t

1000.00

                           100 t

1000.00

                             80 t

1000.00

                             60 t

1000.00

                             50 t

1000.00

                             40 t

1000.00

                             40 t

1000.00

                             25 t

1000.00

                             20 t

1000.00

                             15 t

1000.00

                             10 t

500.00

                               5 t

250.00

                               3 t

200.00

                               2 t

200.00

                          1500 kg

150.00

                          1000 kg

150.00

                            500 kg

150.00

                            300 kg

100.00

                            250 kg

100.00

                            200 kg

50.00

                            150 kg

50.00

                            100 kg

50.00

                              50 kg

50.00

                              30 kg

50.00

                              25 kg

30.00

                              20 kg

30.00

                              15 kg

20.00

                              10 kg

20.00

                                5 kg

20.00

                                3 kg

20.00

                                2 kg

20.00

                                1 kg

20.00

                       500 g and below    

10.00

Person weighing machines excluding Bathroom scales.                                        

100.00

 

5.  Beam Scales (Classes A and B)

 

                                    200 kg

200.00

                                    100 kg

150.00

                                   50 kg

120.00

                                   20 kg

120.00

                                   10 kg

100.00

                                     5 kg

80.00

                                     2 kg

80.00

                                     1 kg

80.00

                       500 g and below

50.00

6.  Beam Scales (Class C and D)

 

                               1000 kg

100.00

                                    500 kg

100.00

                                 300 kg

100.00

                                 200 kg

50.00

                                  100 kg

50.00

                                    50 kg

15.00

                                    20 kg

15.00

                                    10 kg

15.00

                                         5 kg

10.00

                                         2 kg

10.00

                                         1 kg

10.00

                       500 g and below

5.00

7.      Weighing Instruments  of High Accuracy Class and Special Accuracy both Mechanical and Electronics.

 

 

                 Exceeding 50 t

1500.00

             Not exceeding 50 t but exceeding 10 t

1000.00

                 Not exceeding 10 t but exceeding 1 t

500.00

                 Not exceeding  1t  but exceeding 50 kg

300.00

                 Not exceeding 50 kg but exceeding 10 kg

200.00

                 Not exceeding 10 kg

120.00

8.  Automatic Weighing Machines

 

 

                 Exceeding 10 t

1000.00

             Not exceeding 10 t but exceeding 1 t

500.00

                 Not exceeding 1 t but exceeding 50 kg

250.00

                 Not exceeding  50 kg  but exceeding 10 kg

150.00

                 Not exceeding 10 kg

100.00

9.  Totalizing Machines.

 

                 (a)  Independent machine

1000.00

                 (b)  As additional machine

500.00

10.  Volumetric Measuring Instruments.

                

                 (a)  Dispensing pumps, each pump

500.00

                 (b)  Totalizing counters

250.00

                 (c)  Other Instruments exceeding 100 litres

250.00 for the first 100 l plus Rs. 150/- for every additional 100 l or part thereof  subject of a maximum of Rs. 5000/-

                 Not exceeding 100 l but exceeding 50 l

200.00

                 Not exceeding  50 l  but exceeding 20 l

150.00

                 Not exceeding 20 l

100.00

11.  Flow Meters: 

 

              Flow rate up to 100 litre / min

1000.00

              Above 100 litre but up to 500 l/min

2000.00

              Above 500 l/min

5000.00

 

12.  Linear Measuring Instruments 

 

a)     Taximeters and Auto rickshaw meters each meter

50.00

 (b)  Other meters

Rs. 25.00 for the  first 1000 m or part thereof plus Rs. 5/- for every additional 100 m or part thereof subject to maximum of   Rs. 150/- 

13.  Clinical Thermometer   

 

             Clinical Thermometer

2.00

14.  Water Meter (Domestic Type)

 

             Water meter

25.00

15.  Electricity Meter

 

             Electricity Meter

Omit

16.  Kitchen Scale:

 

                    500 g

10.00

                        1 kg

10.00

                    2 kg

10.00

                    5 kg

10.00

                  10 kg

10.00

17.  Tubular balance:

 

                        1 kg

10.00

                    5 kg

10.00

                  10 kg

10.00

                  20 kg

10.00

                  50 kg

10.00

18.  Bathroom scales: 

 

                   120 kg and above

50.00

 

19.  Baby cum Child weighing scale:

20.00

 

20.  Peg measure:

 

                          30 ml

20.00

                    60 ml

20.00

                  100 ml

20.00

21.  Electronic weighing instrument medium

       and ordinary accuracy:

 

                         400 t

2000.00

                         300 t

1500.00

                         200 t

1500.00

                         150 t

1000.00

                         100 t

1000.00

                           80 t

1000.00

                           60 t

1000.00

                           50 t

1000.00

                           40 t

1000.00

                           30 t

1000.00

                           25 t

1000.00

                           20 t

1000.00

                           15 t

1000.00

                           10 t

250.00

                             5 t

250.00

                        3 t

200.00

                        2 t

150.00

                   1500 kg

150.00

                   1000 kg

150.00

                          500 kg

150.00

                          300 kg

100.00

                          250 kg

100.00

                          200 kg

100.00

                          150 kg

100.00

                          100 kg

100.00

                            50 kg

100.00

                            30 kg

100.00

                            25 kg

100.00

                            20 kg

50.00

                            15 kg

50.00

                            10 kg

50.00

                              5 kg

50.00

                         3 kg

50.00

                         2 kg

50.00

                         1 kg

50.00

                     500 g and below

50.00

                               License fee

 

                               Manufacture

500.00

                        Repairer

100.00

                        Dealer

100.00