Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2023

Department of Consumer Affairs has amended the Legal metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment rule 2023 on October 6th 2023. The rule will be implemented from Jan 1st 2024 as declared earlier. Following two amendment rules have been included in the rule.

i) The spare parts and components of the main device or equipment shall be exempted from the rule. The spart parts or components could be for the servicing purpose to be not sold to end customers and the components which are sold separately for replacement purpose.

ii) Month and year on the packaging of electronics items can be incorporated at any place as long as the information is clear and visible to customers.

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA