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Brexit- The transition period17th Apr 2018
It has recently been announced that there will be a two year transition period between the UK's departure from the EU on March the 29th 2019, and the date when EU legislation will cease to have effect on the 31st December 2020. It is felt that this transition period will give us more time to ensure that all type approvals will meet the requirements of EU legislation and that instruments can continue to be placed on the single market. This will apply to you if you have any business in the Republic of Ireland as well as all of the other EU states. For detailed information click here.
Mines a Pint of Champagne5th Mar 2018
On a lighter note ...
Important Brexit update - Notified Bodies5th Mar 2018
As we move towards the UK's departure from the EU we must begin to make very important decisions for the future to enable us to continue to trading in both the UK and the EU27. The issues surrounding Notified Bodies is causing some concern.
Government Department Changes - RD29th Jan 2018
Just as we were getting used to the NMO being subsumed into RD, it is all change again! Click article for full details.
OIML Bulletin and New Certificate System29th Jan 2018
The new OIML Certificate system is now in place. Click article for more information
Latest OIML Bulletin: Click article to download
On-board weighing systems4th Dec 2017
The EU is working on the development of legislation to cover the development of on-board weighing systems. Click for full details.
The UK & Notified Bodies after we leave the EU- IMPORTANT4th Dec 2017
Although the UK Government appears confident that the UK will continue to have a notified body we must be aware that this may not be the case and must begin to make plans for this. For further details please click here.
New CECIP General Secretary7th Nov 2017
CECIP have appointed a new Secretary General. Click for further details
CECIP GA June 2018 Announcement7th Nov 2017
The CECIP General Assembly 2018 will be organized by our French Weighing Association COFIP.
The General Assembly will take place from Thursday, June 14 to Saturday June 16, 2018 in Evian-les-Bains which is a little City at south of the lake of Geneva. Please click for more information on the event format.
New Guidance Notes19th Sep 2017
It is not clear if we can draw any conclusions, but the Government has issued a wide range of guidance notes covering all of the new regulations that came into force at the beginning of the year. The ones that will have the greatest effect on us are those for the NAWI Regulations and the Measuring Instruments Regulations which are given in the full article. Click here to open.