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Trade Measurement Publications

What is Trade Measurement provides the 'must know' facts of what constitutes trade measurement, its national role, responsibilities and who benefits from correct measurement undertaken in trade. It also features 10 tips for consumers to be mindful of when engaging in measurement-related transactions, in addition to the responsibility of businesses, that sell goods by measurement, in complying with the Australian trade measurement laws.

Trade Measurement Compliance and Enforcement Policy sets out the principles adopted by the National Measurement Institute for achieving compliance with the national
trade measurement legislation in the marketplace.

Trade Measurement Service Charter is NMI's public commitment to customers and stakeholders on what you can expect in service standards and delivery.

National Compliance Plan 2015–16 covers a range of strategies which promote awareness of the national trade measurement system and monitor compliance of traders with trade measurement law.

The Role of the Trade Measurement Inspector outlines the fundamental role, responsibilities and obligations of the trade measurement inspector in addition to the rights and responsibilities of a controller. It also explains how trade measurement laws are enforced.

 

Report on the Transition to a National Trade Measurement Scheme

Guide to the Average Quantity System (HTML 42KB)

Guide to the Sale of Pre-packaged Goods (HTML 40KB)

New Requirements for Point of Sale Systems

Fact sheet: Do You Measure Up for the Show?

Fact sheet: Sale of Beer in Non-approved Vessels and Takeaway Containers

Fact sheet: Guidance on Measuring Instruments in Use for Trade

Fact sheet: Trade Measurement and Franchising

Fact sheet: Trade Measurement and the Sale of Seafood

 

Guide for Market Stallholders and Roadside Traders (HTML 11KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Alcohol (HTML 16KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Bread and Bakery Products (HTML 11KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Firewood (HTML 14KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Fruit and Vegetables (HTML 13KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Garden Landscape Materials (HTML 14KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Meat and Seafood (HTML 15KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Petrol, Diesel and LPG (HTML 11KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

Guide to the Sale of Precious Stones and Metals (HTML 12KB)
English  l  Arabic  l  French  l  Chinese  Chinese  l  Vietnamese

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