Legal metrology compliance in 2021–22

Date published:
8 December 2022
Date updated:
7 July 2023

This National Measurement Institute (NMI) report details trade measurement compliance activities and outcomes in 2021-22.

In 2021–22, NMI trade measurement inspectors audited over 3,100 business premises (including initial and follow-up audits).

This included:

  • testing around 7,100 measuring instruments
  • inspecting more than 470 weighbridges
  • reviewing more than 17,000 lines of packaged goods (almost 60,000 individual packages) for correct measure and measurement labelling.

We issued 35 warning letters and 18 infringement notices totalling $28,860 during this period.