MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
(Department of Consumer Affairs)
New Delhi, the 4th October, 2022
G.S.R. 763(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1), read with clauses (c), (f), (h), (i) and (s) of sub-section (2) of section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (1 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011, namely: –
1. (1) These rules may be called the Legal Metrology (General) Amendment Rules, 2022.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in rule 29, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
“Provided that where a company has different establishment or branch or different unit in any establishment or branch, an officer who has the authority and responsibility for planning, directing and controlling the activities of the establishment or branch or different unit may be nominated under subsection (2) of section 49 to be in-charge of and be responsible for the conduct of business of the establishment, branch or unit thereof.”.
3. In the said rules, in the THIRTEENTH SCHEDULE, in para 1, for the word “Director”, the brackets and words“(name and designation of the officer nominated under rule 29)” shall be substituted.
[F. No. I-9/15/2022-W&M]
ANUPAM MISHRA, Jt. Secy.
Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Subsection (i) vide G.S.R. 71 (E), dated the 7th February, 2011 and last amended vide notification G.S.R. 149 (E) dated the 3rd March, 2021.