The Metrology Bill, 2017

Parliamentary Period: 
First Session of the Twelfth Assembly

The objects of this Bill are to -

(a) continue the existence of the Zambia Weights and Measures Agency, rename it as the Zambia Metrology Agency and re-define its functions;

(b) establish the Board of the Agency and provide for its functions;

(c) provide for the designations, keepiing and maintenance of national measurement stadards;

(d) provide for the use of measurement units of the International Systems Units and other untis;

(e) provide for consumer protection, health, safety and environmental management through legal metrology measures;

(f) repeal the Weights and Measures Act, 1994; and

(g) provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

Bill Stage: 
First Reading
Second Reading
Committee Stage
Report Stage
Third Reading