TS–106 Transfer of Working Standards from one accredited organisation to another
Trade Measurement — Accreditation Policy
|Policy Number:||TS - 106|
|Effective Date:||March 2017|
|File Name:||Transfer of Working Standards from one accredited organisation to another|
|Approved by:||Phil Sorrell, Team Leader Compliance and Inspection|
|Approved by:||Kevin Gudmundsson, Legal Metrology Advisor|
This policy details Trading Standards position on the transfer of ownership of Working Standards between accredited organisations.
2. Reference documents
- The Weights and Measures Act 1987(external link) — Section 7A
- The Weights and Measures Regulations 1999(external link) — Schedule 7, Clause 12
3. Terms and definitions
The Verification Report for Working Standards specifies the owner. If there is a change of ownership of those standards, the Verification Report becomes invalid.
Working Standards are only classed as such when under the care and custody of the Accredited Person as identified on the Verification Report and resource list within that owners Quality Management System.
Any new owner would have to resubmit the Standards for verification.