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Trading Standards verification and test fees

Effective 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

All fees are plus VAT at the prevailing rate

Fees for verification work

Fees for verification work are charged at an hourly rate based on attendance of a single Weights & Measures Inspector. Should attendance of an additional officer be necessary this will be charged at the hourly rate of a Technical Officer.

Role Price
Weights & Measures Inspector £60
Technical Officer £36.12

The charge applied will include the duration of the visit, journey and administration time to the nearest half hour.

Section 74 of the Weights and Measures Act 1985

Where the fee to be charged is under Section 74 of the Weights and Measures Act 1985, then the fee shall be charged at the inspector hourly rate and shall include travelling time and any time taken to prepare any required report.


Find out how to make a trading standards enquiry. 

Updated: 20 November 2017

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