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SLI 2008 No. 121 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Measurement Regulations 1999 to vary the rates of the fees charged for the examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments to meet cost recovery guidelines.
Administered by: Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Registered 23 Jun 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Jun-2008
Tabled Senate25-Jun-2008
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

National Measurement Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 121

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the National Measurement Act 1960.

Dated 19 June 2008

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

CRAIG EMERSON


1         Name of Regulations

           These Regulations are the National Measurement Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2         Commencement

           These Regulations commence on 1 July 2008.

3         Amendment of National Measurement Regulations 1999

           Schedule 1 amends the National Measurement Regulations 1999.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]        Schedule 13

substitute

Schedule 13      Fees

(regulation 90B)

Part 1          Examination and certification of volume measuring instruments

Table 1    Examination and certification of volume measuring instruments

Item

Activity code

Activity

Level 1 Fee ($)

Level 2 Fee ($)

Level 3 Fee ($)

1

AP

Application processing

300

300

300

2

IA

Initial assessment

1 000

1 300

1 600

3

IP

Initial performance

1 500

1 800

3 400

4

TT

Temperature test

1 200

2 000

2 200

5

HU

Humidity test

1 400

1 500

1 700

6

VT

Voltage test

600

800

900

7

LB

Line‑borne interference test

1 500

1 500

1 500

8

SD

Static discharge test

900

1 800

2 000

9

EMS

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

3 000

3 500

4 000

10

ESS

Endurance span stability test

600

1 200

1 500

11

EXT

Extra or miscellaneous test

200

600

800

12

CHK

Checklist

800

1 000

1 200

13

SR

Summary report

600

1 000

1 200

14

CP

Certificate preparation

500

800

1 200

15

HRS

Consultations, performance and other tests

205
per hour

205
per hour

205
per hour

Note   Table 1 sets out three levels of fees that apply to the instruments described, respectively, by subparagraphs 90B (2) (a) (i), (3) (a) (i) and (4) (a) (i).

Part 2          Examination and certification of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments

Table 2    Examination and certification of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments

Item

Activity code

Activity

Level 1 Fee ($)

Level 2 Fee ($)

Level 3 Fee ($)

1

AP

Application processing

300

300

300

2

IA

Initial assessment

600

1 000

1 200

3

IP

Initial performance

2 000

3 500

3 800

4

TT

Temperature test

1 800

2 200

2 500

5

HU

Humidity test

1 000

1 200

1 600

6

VT

Voltage test

700

800

900

7

LB

Line‑borne interference test

700

800

1 000

8

SD

Static discharge test

700

800

900

9

EMS

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

3 500

4 000

4 500

10

ESS

Endurance span stability test

700

1 000

1 200

11

EXT

Extra or miscellaneous test

200

600

800

12

CHK

Checklist

800

1 000

1 200

13

SR

Summary report

600

1 000

1 200

14

CP

Certificate preparation

500

800

1 200

15

HRS

Consultations, performance and other tests

205
per hour

205
per hour

205
per hour

Note   Table 2 sets out three levels of fees that apply to the instruments described, respectively, by subparagraphs 90B (2) (a) (ii), (3) (a) (ii) and (4) (a) (ii).

Part 3          Examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments (including under mutual recognition agreements)

Table 3    Examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments

Item

Activity code

Activity

Level 1 Fee ($)

Level 2 Fee ($)

Level 3 Fee ($)

1

AP

Application processing

300

300

300

2

IA

Initial assessment

1 200

2 200

2 600

3

SR

Summary report

600

800

1 000

4

EXT

Extra or miscellaneous test

400

600

800

5

CP

Certificate preparation

800

1 000

1 200

6

HRS

Consultations, performance and other tests

205
per hour

205
per hour

205
per hour

Note   Table 3 sets out three levels of fees that apply to the instruments described, respectively, by:

(a)   paragraph 90B (2) (b) — the level 1 fee; and

(b)   paragraph 90B (3) (b) — the level 2 fee; and

(c)   paragraphs 90B (4) (b) and (c) and subregulation 90B (5) — the level 3 fee.

Part 4          Examination and certification of evidential breath analysers

Table 4    Examination and certification of evidential breath analysers

Item

Activity code

Activity

Fee ($)

1

AP

Application processing

300

2

IA

Initial assessment

600

3

IP

Initial performance

1 000

4

TT

Temperature test

400

5

HU

Humidity test

400

6

VT

Voltage test

1 000

7

LB

Line‑borne interference test

2 300

8

SD

Static discharge test

2 000

9

EMS

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

23 000

10

MS

Mechanical shock

400

11

ME

Magnetic effect

600

12

HC

Hydrocarbons

600

13

SF

Supply frequency

300

14

HTS

High temperature storage

300

15

DHC

Damp heat cyclic

300

16

DCP

DC power supply

3 000

17

DCR

Ripple on DC

2 500

18

VB

Vibration

8 500

19

DB

Durability

3 200

20

EXT

Extra or miscellaneous test

800

21

CHK

Checklist

800

22

SR

Summary report

600

23

CP

Certificate preparation

800

24

HRS

Consultations, performance and other tests

205
per hour

Part 5          Examination and certification of grain protein measuring instruments

Table 5    Examination and certification of grain protein measuring instruments

Item

Activity code

Activity

Fee ($)

1

AP

Application processing

300

2

IA

Initial assessment

600

3

IP

Initial performance

1 500

4

TT

Temperature test

4 300

5

HU

Humidity test

1 500

6

VT

Voltage test

700

7

LB

Line‑borne interference test

700

8

SD

Static discharge test

700

9

EMS

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

3 500

10

EXT

Extra or miscellaneous test

800

11

CHK

Checklist

800

12

SR

Summary report

1 000

13

CP

Certificate preparation

800

14

HRS

Consultations, performance and other tests

205
per hour

Part 6          Examination and certification of utility meters

Table 6    Examination and certification of utility meters

Item

Activity code

Activity

Fee ($)

1

AP

Application processing

300

2

IA

Initial assessment

1 500

3

SR

Summary report

700

4

CP

Certificate preparation

900

5

HRS

Consultations, performance and other tests

205
per hour

Part 7          Verification of utility meters used for trade

Table 7    Verification of utility meters used for trade

Item

Activity code

Activity

Fee ($)

1

VUM

Verification of utility meters

1 000

Part 8          Additional fees for use of equipment in examination of instruments

Table 8    Additional fees for use of equipment in examination of instruments

Item

Activity code

Equipment used

Fee ($) per hour

1

LARLOA

Large load cell facility (capacity 600 kg to 50 000 kg)

70

2

SMALOA

Small load cell facility (capacity 50 kg to 500 kg)

70

3

LIQHYD

Liquid hydrocarbons test facility

180

4

LPG

Liquefied petroleum gas test facility

180

5

CNG

Compressed natural gas test facility

180

6

TEMP

Temperature controlled chamber

70

7

HUM

Humidity test chamber

90

8

REL

Reliability testing equipment

70

9

LINBOR

Line‑borne interference test equipment

70

10

EMS

Electromagnetic susceptibility testing chamber

200

11

ESD

Electrostatic discharge test equipment

70

12

HRS

Labour for operation of test facilities

205

 


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