Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI)

Ensuring value for money at CNG dispensers

Dispensers at Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)service stations across the country are in the process of being verified by the Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI), a unit of the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS). The LMI recently commenced its verification work on nozzles of dispensers installed and...

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Legal Metrology Services Update #5 – 2020-09-30

All verification services provided by the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) through the Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI) will cease until October 12, 2020. Additionally, owners of all measuring devices that have expired Certificates of Verification are kindly asked to submit your request for verification through...

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CNG Master Meter Training

2020-07-13 STRENGTHENING CNG MEASUREMENT CAPACITY AT TTBS In fulfilling the regulatory requirements of the Metrology Act Chapter 82:06, to ensure fair trade through the verification process, the Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI) a unit of TTBS, hosted a two day Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Master Meter training workshop...

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Postponement of Legal Metrology Verifications Update 2020-05-01

In a continued effort to protect citizens against the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) in accordance with Legal Notice No. 81 of 2020, has extended the Stay at Home Order on non-essential activities to Friday...

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TTBS Ensures Customers Receive Value For Money At The Markets

2019-10-09 On Wednesday 9th October, 2019 Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS), launched the verification of market scales – “stamping of scales” at the Sangre Grande Municipal Market.  The verification exercise is currently being rolled out in phases across all municipal markets nationwide, and will be...

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Market Scale Verification – Sangre Grande Market

Have you heard of market scale verification? In a few days the Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI) a unit of TTBS, will begin Market Scale Verification – “Stamping of Scales” at the Sangre Grande Market. At this location the verification exercise will take place from 7th to 11th...

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LMI Conducts Market Awareness Session

When we go to the market, almost everything we buy is priced based on its weight – bananas, potatoes, tomatoes, lettuce, etc.  It is therefore important that the weighing scale is measuring the weight accurately.  If the scale is under-weighting, then the vendor is at a disadvantage. ...

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