Inaugural OIML Certification System (OIML-CS) Management Committee, Maintenance Group and Review Committee meetings held in Sydney Australia on the 20-22 March 2018
By Mr Bill Lozoides (Australia) and Dr Charles Ehrlich (USA)
Australia welcomed delegates to the inaugural committee meetings, with hot weather and a packed schedule.
Prior to the official meeting of the Management Committee (MC), the Maintenance Group (MG) (which is responsible for making recommendations on documents and procedures in the OIML-CS to the MC) and the Review Committee (RC) (which is responsible for assessing OIML Issuing Authority, Test Laboratory and Expert applications) met to consider proposals and make recommendations to the MC regarding the following issues:
The MC itself was attended by 21 member countries, 17 were represented in person at the meeting and four countries had given proxies.
This meant that the meeting was quorate for the purposes of voting in accordance with the voting rules specified in OIML B 18:2017.
Key outcomes of the meeting included:
Further information regarding the meeting and its outcomes is available here.