The Department of Legal Metrology: The nomenclature of “the Department of Weights and Measures” is changed as “The Department of Legal Metrology”, as notified by the Government on issuing the Notification. As the name suggests, the Department of Legal Metrology, relates to the units of weights and measures, methods of measurements and measuring instruments and the regulatory safeguards to the public. The Department of Legal Metrology is one of the important organs of Consumers’ Protection. It has an important role to play in providing the Citizen with friendly Administration of Services. It is concerned with technical and statutory requirements to safeguard the Public Interest from the point of view of security and accuracy of weights, measures, etc.