Test procedures

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Publication Date: 
November 2018

Test procedures describe the step-by-step process for verifying measuring instruments and inspecting pre-packaged products.

The General Information for Test Procedures [744KB PDF] [690KB DOCX] contains terminology and general information to accompany the test procedures.

Sampling and test procedures

Trade measurement inspectors use the Sampling and Test Procedures for Prepackaged Products [584KB PDF] [359KB DOCX] to inspect the markings and actual contents of prepackaged products. 

National Instrument Test Procedures (NITPs)

NITPs are used to assess whether measuring instruments:

Use NITP 0: General National Instrument Test Procedures for Measuring Instruments where a test procedure for a particular measuring instrument has not been determined. The number of the NITP generally refers to the classes or subclasses of servicing licences.

The NITPs are:

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