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Business of Repairing Weights and Measures


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In order to act as a principal engaged in the business of repairing weights and measures or repairer of weights and measures in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to register at the Weights and Measures Service, of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry.

Notably, service providers that are established in another EU member state and licensed by the competent authority of the EU member state as an owner of a business engaged in weights and measures business, either used or intended to be used for trade, are excluded from the obligation to register at the Weights and Measures Service.

Hide details for Eligibility CriteriaEligibility Criteria

1) The Controller of Weights and Measures proceeds with the registration of a principal engaged in the business of repairing weights and measures only in cases where natural persons, legal entities and associations:

    a) Are aware of the provisions of the Weights and Measures Laws of 1974 to 2010 and the Regulations made under the Laws, referred to the types of weights or measures for which registration is requested;
    b) All repairs in relation to which certificates will be issued under the Weights and Measures Regulations of 1981 to 2018 will be carried out by a person registered as a repairer of Weights and Measures under these Regulations or under the personal supervision of such person;
    c) Have all the necessary equipment to carry out all the above repairs.

2) The Controller of Weights and Measures proceeds with the registration of a Repairer of Weights and Measures only in cases where the applicant:
    (a) Is aware of the provisions of the Weights and Measures Laws of 1974 to 2010 and the Regulations made under the Laws, referred to the types of weights or measures for which registration is requested;
    (b) Confirm that he/she is a technician committed with a contract and has the necessary education and experience, so that he/she can execute repairs in the above mentioned types of weights and measures according to the Weights and Measures Regulations of 1981-2018.

Hide details for Application ProcedureApplication Procedure

The application for 1) Registration of a principal engaged in the business of repairing weights and measures 2) Repairer of weights and measures 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 obtaining the certificate as a Principal engaged in the business of repairing weights and measures (cash, bank transfer);
  • €100,00 for obtaining the certificate as a Repairer of weights and measures (cash, bank transfer).

The above certificates do not expire unless cancelled by the Controller.

Hide details for Obligations and SupervisionObligations and Supervision

The principal engaged in the business of repairing weights and measures has the responsibility to see that within 7 days the registered repairer shall take measures so as to deliver to the Controller of Weights and Measures the initial certificate of repair.

The employer engaged in the business of repairing weights and measures is obliged to see that the employee engaged in the activity issues the relative certificate for repairing according to the Regulation “Κ.Δ.Π. 330/2000" and afterwards hands over the original certificate to his/her employer. This certificate must be later on submitted to the Controller of Weights and Measures by the employer. Moreover, the principal must ensure that all repairs are carried out by a registered weights and measures repairer or under the supervision of such a repairer.

Any natural person, legal entity or association who wants to object to the above registration can send a written application to the Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry (within 15 days from the day of notification of the decision of the Controller). The procedure followed depends on the Minister's answer towards the interested party. If the interested party is not satisfied by the decision of the Minister is entitled to resort to the Court.


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Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileRepairing Certificate.pdf
Download the Acrobat file2013-Type Ε-Application for Registration as a Principal Engaged in the Business of Repairing Weights and Measures.pdf
Download the Acrobat file2013-Type ΣΤ-Application for Registration as a Repairer of Weights and Measures.pdf



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