This update is regarding the recently notified Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2022
|Background||The Government of India has on March 28, 2022, notified an amendment in Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (“PCR”) which shall come into force from 1st day of October 2022.
With this amendment, certain clarifications have been provided by the Government in relation to compliance with the new requirements introduced by way of Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2022 (Amendment Rules 2021). Further, an extension is also granted to comply with the Amendment Rules 2021.
|Next Steps||By way of extension, the manufacturers, importers and traders have been provided additional time to comply with the Amendment Rules 2021. Post October 1 2022, all the manufacturers, importers and traders would be required to reassess and revise the packaging of commodity to be in compliant with the new rules.|
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