Metrology-related legislation in the Czech Republic

The national metrological system of the Czech Republic is based on legislation governing the rights and obligations of the subjects working in the field of metrology.

The basis of the legal form is the law no. 505/1990 Sb. on metrology, as amended by the law 119/2000 Sb. and 137/2002 Sb.

Moreover it is the law no. 20/1993 Sb. on execution of the state administration in the field of technical normalization, metrology and state testing, as amended by the law no. 22/1997 Sb.

Other relevant laws:

22/1997 Sb.
The law of January 24, 1997 on technical requirements on products and amendment of some other laws
71/2000 Sb.
The law of February 24, 2000, amendment of the law no. 22/1997 about technical requirements on products and amendment of some other laws
218/2000 Sb.
The law of June 27, 2000 on budget regulations and amendment of some other relevant laws (budget regulations)
219/2000 Sb.
The law of June 27, 2000 on the property of the Czech Republic and its performing in legal relations
71/1967 Sb.
The law of June 29, 1967 on the administrative procedures (administrative procedure code)
The public notices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the government orders link to the law on metrology.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade public notices in general (external link)

The Ministry of Industry and Trade public notices implementing the directives of the European Community Board – the old approach (external link)

The public notices related to the field of packaged goods (external link)

Government order (external link) ,regulating the compliance consideration of given products according to the law no. 22/1997 Sb. on technical requirements on products as amended by the law no. 71/2000 Sb. These orders implement the European Community Board directives of the new approach.
Other metrological regulations:

Metrological guidelines. technical requirements on measuring equipment, working procedures, etc., mostly obligatory for the state metrological authorities, published by ÚNMZ and CMI. To see the list of these, click the following links.

Methodological instructions for metrology (external link)

Corporate standards TPM (external link)

Metrological regulations MP (external link)

Corporate standards – PNU type (external link)

Corporate standards – I type (external link)

Corporate standards – B (external link)

Canceled regulations and their amends (external link)

OIML type R regulations – recommendations (external link)

OIML type D regulations – documents (external link)