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Nomination of Director/Officer

Under Section of 49 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009

LEGAL METROLOGY-PACKAGED COMMODITIES - Nomination Central / State

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Nomination under Legal Metrology refers to the process by which a director or an officer of the establishment who is actually responsible for the operations of the said establishment or branch or unit is officially designated to fulfill certain responsibilities or roles within the realm of Legal Metrology. This ensures that notices for any violations committed by a particular establishment, branch or unit are issued only to the nominated person.

Section 49 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 read with Rule 29 of Legal Metrology (General) Rules, 2011, provides for – offences by companies and power of the court to publish the name, place of business, etc., for companies convicted. Section 49 also gives you the opportunity to nominate a person to exercise all such powers and take all such steps as may be necessary or expedient to prevent the commission by the company of any offence under the Act.

Companies having different establishments or branches or different units in any establishment or branch can nominate an officer who has the authority and responsibility for planning, directing and controlling the activities of the establishments or branches or different units.

WHO CAN APPLY

FOR NOMINATION?

  • One of the Directors of the Company or
  • An officer who is authorised and who is actually responsible for the operations of the establishment or branch or unit.

How
Mind Sync
Can Help?

Leveraging its profound industry expertise and up-to-date domain knowledge, Mind Sync has successfully delivered numerous legal metrology services to businesses, guaranteeing adherence to regulations and meticulous precision. Mind Sync caters to businesses across the complete spectrum of Legal Metrology, encompassing registrations, licensing, model approvals, stamping, verification, and ensuring product label compliances.

Harness our experience to counter regulatory non-compliance, embrace opportunities and face the future with confidence.

QUICK ANSWERS

Where an offence is committed by a company, and the company has nominated a person then penal liability under the Act substantially reduced.
You have the option to apply with your jurisdictional State – Controller of Legal Metrology or with Director – Legal Metrology, New Delhi.
At the time of registration under Legal Metrology or any time after registration.
Central Government- Director- Legal Metrology
State Government- Controller- Legal Metrology

Do you have any queries?

This information is in summary form and is therefore intended for general guidance only. It is not intended to be a substitute for detailed research or the exercise of professional judgment. Mind Sync does not accept any responsibility for loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of any information provided herein. On any specific matter, reference should be made to the appropriate advisor.

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