Weights and Measures Regulations 1999

Part 2 Accreditation of persons

16 Interpretation

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

competent organisation means any of the following organisations:


Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Limited:


the Standards Association of New Zealand:


the Accreditation Council:


the Consumer Affairs division of the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment:


any other body or organisation that satisfies the Secretary that it is competent to assess quality management systems

quality management system means a system of operation for exercising or performing the powers, functions, and duties of an accredited person.

Regulation 16 competent organisation paragraph (c): replaced, on 21 October 2015, by section 45(2) of the Standards and Accreditation Act 2015 (2015 No 91).

Regulation 16 competent organisation paragraph (d): replaced, on 23 May 2014, by regulation 4 of the Weights and Measures Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/136).