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Metrology Bill - Request for Comment

The Legal Metrology Bill is open for public comment until 14 October 2013. The Bill has a significant impact on the surveying industry and potentially the field of GISc and Remote Sensing.



The Legal Metrology Bill [B 34-2013] has been introduced and referred to the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry for consideration and report.


Interested individual and groups wishing to comment are requested to forward written submissions to the Committee by no later than Monday, 14 October 2013. Public hearings have been scheduled for 15 and 16 October  2013. We would like to encourage stakeholders to submit submissions before the due date. 


Stakeholders that wishes to make an oral submission as well should indicated such request when submitting their written submission.

All correspondence should be addressed to Ms J Fubbs, Chairperson: PC on Trade and Industry and marked for the attention of Mr A Hermans, Box 15, Parliament, Cape Town 8000 or (021) 403-3776, fax no: 0866527753 or via e-mail: Submissions should be forwarded to the following email addresses:;;




Click Here to download the Legal Metrology Bill.

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