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General information for test procedures
This general information for test procedures contains terminology and general information to accompany the test procedures.
Sampling and test procedures for prepackaged products
Trade measurement inspectors use the sampling and test procedures for prepackaged products to inspect the markings and actual contents of prepackaged products.
National instrument test procedures (NITPs)
NITPs are used to assess whether measuring instruments:
- measure within the maximum permissible errors
- comply with their related certificate of approval.
The number of the NITP generally refers to the classes or subclasses of servicing licences.
NITP 0: general national instrument test procedures
Use NITP 0 where a test procedure for a particular measuring instrument has not been determined.