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Authorization

§ 31 - § 41 Act No 157/2018 Coll on metrology
and amending certain laws

Authorization under this Act means granting the license to the entrepreneur or to other legal entity to perform the verification of legally controlled measuring instruments or to carry out official measurements. The Slovak Office of Standards, Metrology and Testing grant the authorization on the basis of written application of the entrepreneur or of other legal entity in the official (Slovak) language.

Slovak Office of Standards, Metrology and Testing shall authorize an entrepreneur or other legal entity, provided:
  • the applicant has at his disposal such technical equipment and workplace conditions that are suitable for activity being the subject of the authorization,
  • the traceability of the standards and measuring instruments he uses is provably assured,
  • the applicant is accredited in the field and scope which is the subject of application on authorization for verification of legally controlled measuring instruments, while accreditation must be valid throughout validity of the decision on authorization,
  • the applicant employs a physical person responsible for activity being the subject of the authorization; this person shall possess the document on competence for the field of metrology issued by the Slovak Institute of Metrology under § 29 (afterwards “the responsible representative”), or the applicant is (a physical person) is an entrepreneur who himself owns a document on competence for the field of metrology under § 29. Responsibility of responsible representative for activities of authorized person can be provided only for one authorized person,
  • the applicant employs other person who is in possession of document confirming competencies for the field of metrology issued by Slovak Institute of Metrology under § 29 and he entrusts this person with professional activities being the subject of authorization,
  • the applicant has an established and documented system of work, assuring the continuous observance of the specified working procedures when performing activity being the subject of the authorization,
  • the applicant is able to assure the impartiality of the authorized activities execution from the organizational point of view, to assure the detachment and impartiality of controls, the matter-of-factness and objectivity of the records both on the part of managers and other employees,
  • the applicant is able to assure the protection of data being subject of business secret, or data that could be misused,
  • the applicant is able to take impartial decisions related with the interests of manufacturers, repairers and other persons that could profit from a certain result,
  • the applicant has concluded an insurance contract for the case of liability for damage caused by the operation of the authorized person,
  • the applicant is not in bankruptcy, settlement proceeding, in liquidation and that has not been dismissed against himself a petition for bankruptcy for lack of property,
  • the applicant has not obtained valid decision on registration under § 46.

The fulfilment of conditions for authorization shall be examined by the Slovak Office of Standards, Metrology and Testing. A part of examination is the assessment of professional prerequisites of the applicant for performance of activity being the subject of authorization, and check at the applicant’s for authorization, a part of which may be the verification of a legally controlled measuring instrument or performance of specific measurement by the applicant. The assessment of prerequisites, check at the applicant’s and evaluation of verification of a legally controlled measuring instrument or performance of specific measurement is carried out on credential by the Slovak Institute of Metrology or by Slovak Legal Metrology, n. o., at the costs of the applicant for authorization.

 Authorization shall not be issued for verification of legally controlled measuring instruments which are used under § 11 clause 1, item a) Act on metrology, except measuring instruments used in road traffic and legally controlled measuring instruments used to measure amount of water, gas, electric energy and heat. Details on authorization are laid down by the Act on metrology.
 
- List of authorized body to carry out official measurements      download (PDF, 210,7 kB)  
- List of authorized body to perform the verification of legally controlled measuring Instruments download (PDF, 276,1 kB)  
- Application to authorization to perform the verification of legally controlled measuring Instruments    download (DOCX, 62,6 kB) download (ODT, 51,7 kB) 
- Application to authorization to carry out official measurements download (DOCX, 59,6 kB) download (ODT, 49,5 kB)
- Methodologicla guideline download (PDF, 1,2 MB)  

 


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