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Measurement Units and Measurement Standards Act, No. 18 of 2006

Long title

To provide for the use of measurement units of the International System of Units and certain other measurement units; to provide for the designation of national measurement units and standards; to provide for the keeping and maintenance of national measurement standards and units; to provide for the establishment and functions of the National Metrology Institute; to provide for the repeal of certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
PREAMBLE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1. INTERPRETATION
1. Definitions
CHAPTER 2. NATIONAL MEASUREMENT UNITS
2. Units
3. Prohibition of expression of magnitude of quantities and designation of units
4. Equivalent of certain units
CHAPTER 3. NATIONAL MEASUREMENT STANDARDS
5. National measurement standards
6. National reference measurements
7. Certificates
CHAPTER 4. ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL METROLOGY INSTITUTE
8. Establishment of National Metrology Institute
9. Functions of National Metrology Institute
CHAPTER 5. BOARD OF NATIONAL METROLOGY INSTITUTE
10. Board of National Metrology Institute and its composition
11. Term of office of members of Board
12. Disqualification of members of Board
13. Conditions of appointment of members of Board
14. Meetings of Board
15. Quorum and decisions of Board
16. Committees of Board
17. Consultative forum
CHAPTER 6. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
18. Appointment of Chief Executive Officer
19. Employment contract and performance agreement
20. Appointment of staff
21. Services of non-employees
22. Delegation
CHAPTER 7. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
23. Funds and investments
24. Financial year and accounting
CHAPTER 8. GENERAL PROVISIONS
25. Offences
26. Regulations
27. Repeal of laws
28. Transitional provisions
29. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE (SECTION 27)

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