Scope of the State Office for Metrology

The State Office for Metrology performs administrative and professional tasks referring to:

 

  • drafting regulations from the field of metrology;
  • deciding on administrative matters from the field of metrology;
  • authorising legal entities for implementation of certification procedures for conformity of measuring instruments and prepackages with regulations, for the purpose of verification of legal measuring instruments and preparation of measuring instruments for verification;
  • determining technical and metrological requirements for conformity assessment procedures from the field of legal metrology;
  • testing prepackages and bottles as measuring containers;
  • verification of legal measuring instruments;
  • official measurements;
  • control of legality of work of authorized legal entities, authorized services and users of legal measuring instruments;
  • monitoring and surveillance of the situation in the field of legal metrology and undertaking measures for good quality activity performance;
  • surveillance over the work and professional training of metrologists and metrological inspectors;
  • assistance to citizens and legal entities in the implementation of regulations and measures from the field of metrology,
  • representation of the Republic of Croatia in international metrology organizations for legal metrology and ensures the performance of the tasks arising from the membership in those organizations.

 

  • implementation of the Act on the control of precious metals articles;
  • drafting regulations from the field of precious metals articles;
  • assigning manufacturer's and supplier's marks to manufacturers and suppliers of precious metals articles;
  • testing and hallmarking of precious metals articles;
  • deciding on administrative matters from the field of precious metals articles;
  • keeping prescribed records on manufacturers’ marks,
  • market surveillance with regard to the enforcement of the Act on precious metals article;
  • representation of the Republic of Croatia in international organizations for precious metals and ensures the performance of the tasks arising from the membership in those organizations.

 

  • drafting regulations from the field of type approval of road vehicles and wheeled agricultural and forestry tractors (hereinafter: vehicles), their components and equipment;
  • authorization procedures for type approval test sites;
  • activities of certification of conformity of vehicle type to the prescribed type-approval requirements;
  • keeping records on authorized importers and issued certificates on the conformity of vehicle type and surveillance over the work of authorized legal entities from this field,
  • representation of the Republic of Croatia in the work of the international bodies issuing type-approval regulations on vehicles and ensures the performance of the tasks arising from the work of those international bodies.

 

The State Office for Metrology also performs other tasks it has been authorized for pursuant to special laws.