International Organization of Legal Metrology

Organisation internationale de métrologie légale (OIML)
Organización Internacional de Metrologia Legal

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History

Established 12 Oct 1955, Paris (France), on signature of an international convention. 1963 amendments in force 18 Jan 1968.

Aims

Serve as information and documentation centre both on the different national departments (agencies) concerned with approval, verification and regular checking of measuring instruments subjected or likely to be subjected to legal regulations, and on the conception, construction and use of such instruments; collect legal texts on measuring instruments and their use in force in member states; determine the general principles of legal metrology; study means of harmonizing regulations and of type testing and verification methods on measuring instruments; establish model draft laws and regulations for measuring instruments and their use; determine characteristics and standards necessary for their recommended use internationally; manage certification system; assist developing countries.

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Activities

Over 100 ongoing projects.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 12 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 19 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 124 countries
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Subjects *

  • Amenities
    • Instruments
  • Research, Standards
    • Measurement
    • Standards
  • Law
    • Legality

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

C2326

Last News Received

2014
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