LEGAL METROLOGY DEALER
What is Legal Metrology Dealer License?
The term “dealer” is defined under Section 2(b) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009. It states that any person dealing directly or otherwise in the business of buying, selling, supplying or distributing of weight or measure for cash / commission / remuneration / deferred payments with a commission agent / importer / a manufacturer who sells, supplies, distributes, or otherwise delivers any weight or measure items manufactured by him to any person other than a dealer.
As per Legal Metrology Laws, every person involved in the trading of weight and measure items shall apply for a dealer license. Also, it is mandatory to obtain both licenses for a manufacturer / importer willing to act as a dealer for a commodity i.e. dealer license and manufacturer / importer license.
Every state has its own timeline of approval of license and application fee structure. Each license is valid from a maximum of one year to a maximum of five years.
In case a dealer wants to trade or market his/her product in more than one state, it is the duty of the dealer to obtain a separate dealer license from each state.
Why this License is Required?
Registration of a company as a manufacturer, importer, or packer of weighing and measuring instruments and devices needs to be done under Legal Metrology. Government Authorities have devised a systematic procedure for the registration of a respective company under Legal Metrology.
Who can get a Legal Metrology Dealer License?
Importer & Packager
Document Required for Legal Metrology Dealer License
Document Checklist for Legal Metrology Dealer Licence - Maharashtra
Role of Shamkris and Process of Legal Metrology Dealer License
Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.
The License process described below:
Advisory for the document required
Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.
Inspection by the department if required
Yearly Compliance if Applicable
Renewal when due
Who can issue the Legal Metrology Dealer License?
Legal Metrology has defined specific licenses and application procedures related to weighing and measuring instruments and devices. These procedures may include manufacturing, import, marketing, and repair of measuring instruments and related equipment.
Legal Metrology has defined particular licenses and application procedures related to weighing and measuring instruments and devices. For Legal Metrology Certification, these procedures may include manufacturing, import, marketing, and repair of measuring instruments and related equipment.