Visits by MAPSS Officers
Accredited persons and MAPSS Officers can check that your equipment is accurate.
Visits to verify and certify equipment
Under the Weights and Measures Act (as amended in 1991) Accredited Persons can:
- verify new or repaired equipment
- certify and issue certificates of accuracy for equipment already in use.
Accredited persons may charge for this work. They do not have rights of entry and can only carry out work at your request.
Random inspections by MAPSS Officers
MAPSS Officers will conduct random inspections of equipment. They do not charge for these visits. You may ask to see a MAPSS Officer's certificate of appointment. It contains a summary of the MAPSS Officer's powers.
On request the MAPSS Officer can also verify new or repaired equipment or issue certificates of accuracy for equipment already in use. However, this work will be charged for to recover the cost of time and actual expenses.