02 NCAC 38 .0203 TYPE APPROVAL OF WEIGHING AND MEASURING DEVICES
(a) Each type or model or pattern or design of weight or measure or weighing or measuring device intended for use in trade in this state, generally known as commercial use, shall first be submitted or demonstrated by the manufacturer for the purpose of approval, and be approved by the Director of the Standards Division at Raleigh, North Carolina, or such other place as agreed upon, in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Handbook 44, "Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices". The expense incurred in obtaining approval shall be borne by the manufacturer in accordance with G.S. 81A‑10.
(b) The Director may accept in lieu of the requirement in (a) of this Rule, a Certificate of Conformance issued by the National Conference of Weights and Measures.
History Note: Authority G.S. 81A-2;
Eff. May 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2009; January 1, 1990; May 1, 1986;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 22, 2015.