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7601.7060 RESPONSIBILITIES OF VOLUNTARY REGISTRANT.

Subpart 1.

Performance.

A registrant shall:

A.

ensure that all equipment placed in service complies with this chapter, including NIST Handbook 44;

B.

personally perform or observe all installation, service, adjustment, repair, and testing of weighing and measuring equipment placed in service; and

C.

use only standards and test equipment that meet the requirements of part 7601.7080.

Subp. 2.

Placing in service required.

A registrant shall place in service all commercial weighing and measuring equipment when the registrant, or a person under the direct supervision and observation of the registrant, has:

A.

installed the equipment;

B.

repaired the equipment, following official rejection by the division; or

C.

removed a Minnesota security seal from the equipment.

Subp. 3.

Reporting.

When work authorized in part 7601.7050 is performed, a registrant shall:

A.

fill out a placed in service report form;

B.

carefully follow the instructions on the form and provide all of the required information in legible handwriting or typewriting;

C.

submit the original form to the division within five days after completing the work;

D.

submit a copy of the form to the owner or operator of the equipment when the work is completed; and

E.

retain a copy of the form.

Subp. 4.

Security seals.

When a registrant removes a security seal from the adjusting or calibrating mechanism of a weighing or measuring device, the registrant shall:

A.

install a new security seal in a manner that will ensure that the device cannot be adjusted without removing or defacing the security seal; and

B.

imprint the seal with the registrant's placing in service registration number.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 239.06

History:

20 SR 1928

Published Electronically:

October 2, 2007