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Weigher of a Public Weighbridge


In order to exercise the profession as a weigher of a public weighbridge in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to register as a weigher at the Weights and Measures Service of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry.

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The Controller of Weights and Measures grants a certificate of registration of a weigher of a public weighbridge only in cases where:

  • The interested applicant has the capability to carry out public weighbridge duties according to the relevant Weights and Measures Regulations.

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The application for the weigher of a public weighbridge, can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or you can contact directly the competent authority:

Weights and Measures Service
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry
6 Agiou Artemiou str, 2200 Geri, Nicosia
Tel: +357 22369844/+357 22369846
Fax: +357 22369859
E-mail: lloizides@mcit.gov.cy
Website: http://www.mcit.gov.cy

The applicant is informed regarding the authorisation decision within 30 days from the date that the application form and supporting documents were duly submitted. Upon approval, the applicant needs to pay the following fees to the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry:
  • €100,00 for registration (cash or bank transfer).

The above certificate does not expire unless cancelled by the Controller.

In certain circumstances and when judged necessary by the Controller of Weights and Measures, an inspection is carried out in order to verify the capabilities of the applicant in carrying out his/her duties as a weigher of public weighbridge, according to the relevant Regulations.

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The obligations of the weigher of a public weighbridge are to:
  • Print (in three copies) the weight tickets in a specific document according to the relative Regulations;
  • Deliver a copy of the above document to the recipient of the service;
  • Keep a record book of the weight tickets for at least one year counting from the issue date of each ticket;
  • In case of a disagreement, the interested applicant can send to the Minister a written application (within 15 days from the day the Weights and Measures Controller or Inspector notifies the applicant of the decision). The procedure followed depends on the Minister’s reply to the interested applicant. If the applicant is not satisfied by this decision then he/she can resort to the Court.

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Download the Acrobat fileWeight Ticket Eng.pdf
Download the Acrobat file2013-Type ΙΑ-Application for the Acquisition of a Certificate of Registration of a Weigher of a Public Weighbridge.pdf

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