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MID Information

States with legal regulations for putting into use of measuring instruments, covered by the MID
1 = regulated, 0 = not regulated, allowed errors in service are equal (=) MPE of MID or larger (+), updated 20 January 2017.

Column I = MPE initial verification
Column S = MPE in service

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Table update 20 January 2017

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Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

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Greece

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Iceland

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Latvia

Lithuania

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MI-001: Water Meters                                                                                                                                                                                                
Cold Water Meters:                                                                                                                                                                                                
residential use 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 0   1   1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 + 0   1   1 +
commercial & light industrial use 1 + 1 = 1 + 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 0   1   1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   0   0   1   0  
Warm Water Meters:                                                                                                                                                                                                
residential use 1 + 1 = 1 + 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 = 1 = 1 + 0   0   1   1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 + 1 + 1   0  
commercial & light industrial use 1 + 1 = 1 + 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 = 1 = 1 + 0   0   1   1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   0   1 + 1   0  
MI-002: Gas Meters & Conversion Devises                                                                                                                                                                                                
Gas Meters:                                                                                                                                                                                                
residential, commerc. & light ind. use 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 0   1 =/+ 1 + 1 + 1   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 0   1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1   1 + 1   1 =
Volume conversion devices:                                                                                                                                                                                                
residential use 1 + 1   1 = 0   1 = 1 + 1 = 0   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 + 0   0   1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1   1 + 1   0  
commercial & light industrial use 1 + 1   1 = 0   1 = 1 + 1 = 0   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 + 0   0   1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1   1 + 1   0  
MI-003: Active Electrical Energy Meters                                                                                                                                                                                                
residential 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1   1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1   1 =
commerc. & light ind. use 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1   1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1   1 =
MI-004: Thermal Energy Meters                                                                                                                                                                                                
residential use 1 + 1   1 = 0   1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 + 1 = 1 = 0   1 + 1   1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 + 1   1 + 1 +     0  
commercial & light industry use 1 + 1   1 = 0   1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 + 1 = 1 = 0   1 + 1   1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 + 1   0   1 +     0  
MI-005: Measuring Systems for Liquids other than Water                                                                                                                                                                                                
Fuel dispensers:                                                                                                                                                                                                
Liquids 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1   1 +
Liquefied gases 1 = 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 0   1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1   0  
Systems on (un)loading ships: 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 0   1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1 + 1   0  
Systems on (un)loading rail: 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1 + 1   0  
Systems on (un)loading road tankers: 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 0   1 + 1   1 =
Systems for refuelling aircraft: 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1 + 1   0  
Systems for cryogenic liquids: 1 = 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 0   0   1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 0   1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1   0   1 + 1 = 1   0   1 + 1   0  
Systems for milk: 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1 + 1   0  
Systems for liquids: 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1 + 1   0  
Systems for liquefied gases: 1 = 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 =     1 = 1 + 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1 = 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1 + 1   0  
MI-006: Automatic Weighing Instruments                                                                                                                                                                                                
Automatic catchweighers:                                                                                                                                                                                                
Automatic checkweighers: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 +     1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1 + 1   0  
Weight labellers: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1 + 1   1 +
Weight/price labellers: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1 + 1   1 +
Automatic gravim. filling instruments: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1 + 1   1 +
Discontinuous totalisers: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1 + 1   1 +
Continuous totalisers: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1 + 1   1 +
Rail-weighbridges: 1 + 1 + 1 = 0   1 + 1 + 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 0       1 + 1 = 1 + 0   1 + 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 + 1 + 1   0   1 + 1   1 +
MI-007: Taximeters                                                                                                                                                                                                
Taximeters 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 1     1 =
MI-008: Material Measures                                                                                                                                                                                                
Material measure of length: 1 + 1   1 + 1 0   1 = 0   1 = 1 = 1   1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1   1 + 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 0   1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   0   1 = 1   1 +
Capacity serving measures:                                                                                                                                                                                                
Serving measures: 1 = 1   1   1   1   0   1 = 1 = 0   1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   0   0   1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1   1   1 =
Transfer measures: 1 = 1   1   1   1   0   1 = 1 = 1   1 +     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 1 = 0   0   0   1   1 = 1 + 1 = 1   0   1   1   1 =
MI-009: Dimensional Measuring Instruments                                                                                                                                                                                                
Length measuring instruments: 1 + 1   0   0   1 = 0   1 = 1 = 0   1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1   1 + 1 = 1 = 0   0   1 = 0   1 = 1 + 1 + 1 + 1   0   1 = 1   0  
Area measuring instruments: 1 + 1   0   0   1 = 0   1 = 0   1 = 1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1   1 + 1 = 1 = 0   0   0   1 = 1 = 1 + 1 + 0   1   0   0 = 1   0  
Multi-dimensional measuring instr.: 1 + 1   0   0   1 = 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 +     1 = 1 + 1 + 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1 = 0   1   1 + 1 + 0   1   0   1 = 1   0  
MI-010: Exhaust Gas Analysers                                                                                                                                
Exhaust Gas Analysers 0   1   1 = 1   1 = 0   1 = 0   1 + 1 =     1 = 1 + 1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 = 0   1 = 1   1 = 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 = 1   1 =     1 +

 I = Initial
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