National Measurement Office (United Kingdom)
The National Measurement Office (NMO) Certification Services Directorate operates as a notified body providing a range of conformity assessment activities, including EC type examination, under European Directive 2009/23/EC for non-automatic weighing instruments (NAWI) and European Directive 2004/22/EC for measuring instruments (MID).
NMO Certification Services is also responsible for the national type approval of certain instruments regulated by UK weights and measures legislation, is an issuing authority for certification of instruments conforming to certain International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML) International Recommendations and is also an accredited certification body for ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems.
The weighing and measuring instruments that NMO can certify range from supermarket scales to railway weighbridges, from beer glasses to fuel dispensers and from water meters to taximeters.
These services are available to manufacturers, installers and repairers to enable them to legally place weighing and measuring instruments, that are used in legally controlled applications, onto the marketplace.