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Registration of Sellers of weights, Measures and weighing or Measuring Instruments

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Eligibility

Must be registered as a Business Establishment.

Note: A person or an institution holding a Certificate of Registration for the sale of authorized weights, measures or weighing or measuring instruments shall sell or possess for sale only after the weights, measures or weighing or measuring instruments are stamped by an Inspector. The verification certificate issued by the Inspector shall be issued to the purchaser.

Submission Procedure

Obtain an Application Form

The applicant would receive the Application Form after the Department receives the letter of request.
The applicant could also physically come to the Department and request for an application form.

Support Documents required
Copy of Business Registration Certificate

Hand over Application Form
The applicant is able to send the filled Application Form by post or by physically visiting the Department.

Working Days : Monday to Friday

Working Hours : 8.30 am to 4.15 pm

Holidays : All Public and Mercantile holidays

Step-by-Step Procedure:

Step 1: Applicant sends a request letter to the Department stating the need of an Application Form.

Step 2: The Department receives the letter and sends the Application Form to the applicant.

Step 3: Applicant fills Form and sends it to the Department along with a copy of the Business Registration Certificate.

Step 4: Department Issues the license to the seller under registered cover.



Timeline

Process Time Line

By Post : 2 Weeks
Physically coming to the Department: 4-7 Days



Obtaining Application Form:

Working days – Monday - Friday
Counter open hours – 8.30 am to 4.15 pm
Holidays – All Public and Mercantile Holidays



Submit Application Form:

Working days – Monday to Friday
Counter open hours – 8.30 am to 4.15 pm
Holidays – All Public and Mercantile Holidays


Validity Timeline (to be corrected)
Valid for a period of one year after which the license must be renewed. Registration lapses on December 31 of the relevant year.

Costs Related to the Service

Cost - Applicant bears the cost for obtaining this service.


Fee : Registration fee - Rs.300/=


Penalties : Refer to offences and Penalties Section


Support Documents Required
Copy of Business Registration Certificate

Service Responsibility Matrix

Designation Name Division
Director Mr. K. Premasiri Kumara Measurement Units, Standards and Services Department

Organization Information

Department of Measurement Units, Standards and Services

No: 101,
Park Road,
Colombo-05,
Sri Lanka.


Acting Director
Telephones:+94-11-2588914
Fax Nos:+94-11-2597756
Email:dir@measurementsdept.gov.lk
Website: www.measurementsdept.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2010-07-22 12:47:21
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