Registration program terms and conditions—previous revisions tables

Revisions Table
Date of revision or addition Language Section Nature of the revision or addition
English and French Throughout the document including appendices

Minor editorial corrections.

Modification of the text needed in several places because of the revised Act and regulations as well as the implementation of the Measurement Canada Online Reporting Application to issue weights and measures inspection certificates (ORA).

English and French Foreword and Introduction Remove from the Terms and Conditions. The information will be available in a "Background" section of Measurement Canada website.
English and French Revision process New.
English and French 1.0 Clarify inspection vs examination
English and French 1.3.1 Clarify trade sector vs category of trade.
English and French 1.4 Add definitions and modify others.
English and French 1.5 Requirements for the use of the Online Reporting Application (ORA).
English and French 1.6 Add tax numbers to the information to provide.
English and French 1.7 Reword the text.
English and French 1.8.1 Clarification on the delegation of the Top Manager responsibilities (formerly in 1.9).
English and French 1.8.1.1 New – Organization changing from accreditation to registration.
English and French 1.8.2 Clarification on the non-transferability of the registration. Remove the text on the validity of examinations.
English and French 1.8.4 and 1.8.5 Move text from 1.8.4 to 1.8.5
English and French 1.9 Clarification on the impact of delinquent accounts on requests from the organization.
English and French 1.10 Reword the last two paragraphs.
English and French 1.11 Add the list of infractions that were in the guide. Some infractions have been added or modified.
English and French 1.14, 1.15 Remove the text regarding the public list of registered organizations. This text is in section 4. Renumber: 1.15 becomes 1.14.
English and French 2.1 Reword the text.
English and French 2.2 Modification of the requirement regarding the criminal record check.
English and French 2.7 Clarify that the examination (inspection) sticker cannot be altered.
English and French 2.7.1 Requirement regarding the submission of device examination data and results.
English and French 2.10 Use of Authorized Service Provider Logo.
English and French 4.0 h) and p) Add the responsibility to issue device examination certificates.
English and French Appendix 2 Revision of the Agreement.
English and French Appendix 4 Introduction of the examination (inspection) sticker.
English and French Appendix 5 Introduction of the new Online Reporting Application (ORA) and a transition period.
English and French Throughout the document

Minor editorial corrections.

Replace the asterisks indicating instructions in the guide by the following sentence "Additional Information in the guide for section ..."

English and French 1.4 et 2.6 Change the name of the Measurement Canada Enforcement Policy.
English and French 1.3.2

Addition of trade sectors:

  • 20: Metal Scrap Industry
  • 23: Waste Collection and Disposal Industry.
English and French 1.3.3

Update the exclusions based on the last revision of the Weights and Measures Inspection Certificate Completion Manual.

Remove the exclusion linked to the precious metals and precious stones sector. As this sector is not included in the program scope, it is redundant to have this exclusion.

English and French 1.8

Restructured and clarifications on the maintenance, suspension, revocation and reinstatement of registration.

Possible impact of the sale of an organization on inspections performed after the sale.

English and French 1.9 Applications for expansions of scope and outstanding violations.
English and French 1.10 Move a part of the text from the Guide to the Terms and Conditions.
English and French 1.13 Remove the mention of a fee for an organization seeking reinstatement of registration after revocation.
English and French 2.7.2 Clarification of the obligation to adhere to the requirements relating to certificates of inspection.
English and French 2.9 Clarification for the planning of follow-up inspections in the presence of the technician.
English and French 2.10 Additional responsibilities for Registered Organizations.
English and French 3.5 Remove the note about rejection tags.
English and French Appendix 2 Minor editorial corrections.
English and French Appendix 3 Remove the note about the rejection tag.
English and French Appendix 4

Remove the note about the development of specifications for seals.

Remove references to the Voluntary Periodic Certification Program for Devices. Add procedure for evaluation of stickers.

English and French Appendix 5 Remove references to electricity and gas.
English and French 1.3 Add the Transportation trade sector.
English and French 1.8 Add the obligation for the organization to advise Measurement Canada of any changes to the top manager, manager representative, or contact person.
English and French 1.10 Minor editorial correction
English and French 1.3.2 Add the Textiles trade sector (1.3.2.13) and addition to the Chemical Products trade sector (1.3.2.11).
English and French 1.3.3 Modification of the exclusion for classe II devices.
English 1.5, 1.8 Minor editorial corrections.
English and French 1.6 Minor editorial correction.
English and French 1.8 Specify what an organization must do if it does not inspect any devices on behalf of Measurement Canada for a period of one year (calendar). Specify who can request a suspension, revocation or reinstatement of registration. Minor editorial correction.
English and French 1.9 Precision on the manner to make written request and add the possibility to delegate
English and French 4.0 Minor editorial correction.
English and French Appendix 4 remove the note in sections 2.1 and 4.1
English and French 1.3.1 Add a reference to section 1.3.2 and a reference to the Weights and Measures Inspection Certificate Completion Manual for descriptions of Trade Sectors, Device Types and Inspection Types. Specify that the training for some product groups may not be available.
English and French 1.3.2 Add four trade sectors to the program scope: Livestock and Poultry Industries (1.3.2.9), Food and Beverage Manufacturing (1.3.2.10), Chemical Products Industry (1.3.2.11) with restrictions and Fruits and Vegetables Industry (1.3.2.12).
English and French 1.3.3 Remove notes 2 and 3. Modify the list of exclusions accordingly with the new codes used for device types/sub-types.
English and French 1.4 Remove the definitions of the trade sectors and Retail / Wholesale Trade. Add a reference to the Weights and Measures Inspection Certificate Completion Manual for the definition of Retail and Wholesale Trade and the As-found result.
French 1.5 Minor editorial correction.
English and French 1.8 Specify what an organisation must do when a recognized technician is no longer one of his employees.
French 1.12 Minor editorial correction.
English and French 3.1 Eliminate the six months deadline for practical evaluations.
English and French Appendix 1 Minor editorial correction.
English and French Appendix 4 Measurement Canada does not supply additional stickers anymore. The text has been modified accordingly.
English and French 1.3.2 Add the first two figures of the codes of the trade sectors next to name of these sectors. Add two sectors to the program scope: Grain and Field Crop Sector (1.3.2.7) and Mines and Metals Sector (1.3.2.8).
English and French 1.4 Replace 225 litres per minute by 250 litres per minute in the definition of Retail petroleum sector to be consistent with the description of Refuellers in the Weights and Measures Inspection Certificate Completion Manual. Add a definition for the two new sectors.
English 1.6 Minor editorial correction.
English and French 1.7 Minor editorial correction.
English and French throughout the document Remove the term "device subtype" to simplify the text following the addition of a definition for Device Type. Minor editorial corrections
English and French 1.4 Remove the definitions of Device Major Non-Compliances and add a link to the Enforcement Policy for Weighing and Measuring Devices: Part 1 - Role and Guidelines for Authorized Service Providers. Add a definition for Device Type
English and French 1.10 Change "warning letter" for "appropriate letter"
English and French 2.5 Move the information on the number of standards submitted for calibration from the Terms and Conditions to the Guide. Add examples of what need to be checked when standards are borrowed or rented
English and French 2.6 Replace the requirement to report the non-compliances by a requirement to follow the Enforcement Policy for Weighing and Measuring Devices: Part 1 - Role and Guidelines for Authorized Service Providers
English and French 2.7.2 Add a reference for Cancelled / Invalid Certificates
English and French Appendix 1 and Appendix 2 Minor editorial corrections.
English and French 1.3.2 Add two sectors to the program scope: Fishing and Fish Products (1.3.2.5) and Forestry (1.3.2.6)
English and French 1.4 Add the definition of the two new sectors
English & French Table of content Remove the reference to the rejection tag to section 2.7 and change the title of appendices 3 and 4
English and French Throughout the document Remove references to the rejection tag
English and French 1.3.1 Addition of a note in case of unavailability of training
French 1.4 Change "Résultats avant correction" for "Résultats Tels que trouvés"
English & French 1.5 Reformulate the text and specify eligibility criteria for foreign organizations
English and French 1.8 Editorial modifications
English and French 1.9 Editorial modifications and specify that the application must be signed by the organization's Top manager
French 1.10 Editorial modifications
English and French 2.4, 2.5 et 2.7.4 Change "calibration" for "designation" and "certified" for "designated."
English and French 2.5 Clarification about borrowed or rented standards
English and French 2.7.1 Editorial modifications, reference to the appendix 3 and modification of the time limit to forward inspection certificates to Measurement Canada
English and French 2.8 Addition of the necessity to identify physical standards for traceability purposes
English and French 3.5 Editorial modifications and add a note for the rejection tag
English and French 3.6 Reformulate the text and clarification on the use of data on "as found" results
English and French Annexe 2 Editorial modifications
English and French Annexe 3 Major modification to the whole document
English and French Annexe 4 Major modification to the whole document
English and French 1.3.3 Remove the restriction for devices approved under Terms and Conditions authorised by Measurement Canada
English and French Table of contents Update with addition the Appeal Process (1.12)
English and French 1.3.1 Add a reference for device types
English and French 1.3.3 Harmonize program exclusions with those in S-A-01 (Accreditation Standard)
English and French 1.4 Harmonization of the definitions of Subsequent inspection and Organisation with those in S-A-01 and move the note from Organization to section 1.5
English and French 1.6, 1.7, 1.10, 2.4 and 2.8 Editorial modifications and harmonization of the text with S-A-01
English and French 1.9 Editorial modifications
English and French 1.12 New: Appeal process
English and French Sections previously numbered from 1.12 to 1.14 Renumbered from to 1.13 to 1.15
English and French 1.13 Clarification on initial registration fees and training fees
English and French 2.7.1 Remove the reporting requirement when no certificates are issued within a 10 day period
English and French 2.7.2 Specify that when generated electronically, each copy of the inspection certificate must be signed by the recognized technician
English 2.8 Editorial modification
English and French Appendix 2 Editorial modifications
English and French Appendices 3 and 4 Editorial modifications, modifications to tag and important changes to the verification stickers
English and French Appendix 2 Add the title of the Appendix 2 in the sample agreement
English and French Introduction Add a note about asterisks
English and French Throughout the document Refer section to guide when applicable by an asterisk (*)
English and French Section 1.3.1 Specify that the scope of the program applies to approved devices
English and French Section 1.3.2.2 Add devices to the Retail petroleum sector
English and French Section 1.3.2.3 and 1.3.2.4 New sectors
English and French Section 1.3.3 Add an exclusion and editorial corrections
English and French Section 1.4 Editorial corrections add definitions of: Dairy sector; Point of service; Retail food sector; Retail petroleum sector; Retail Trade; Reporting location; Wholesale Trade
English and French Section 3.5 Harmonization of the text with the Act and S-A-01
English and French Appendix 1 Add in section 1.0 of the form: (Attach copy of articles / Joindre copie du certificat)
English and French Appendix 2 Editorial modification to the first page; Add information in Schedule A and an internet link in Schedule B
English and French Registration Agreement Editorial corrections
E & F Appendix 3 Standardize size of tag, colour, size of font and government identifier; add transition period; note: The term "major", as in major non-compliance, was removed from the first sentence of section 1.2 of Appendix 3 during the 2004-06-07 revision but not reported in the revisions table
E & F Appendix 4 Standardize size of stickers, colour, size of font and government identifier; supply MC signature and "Canada" wordmark; add transition period
English and French Registration Agreement Editorial correction
English and French Appendix 4 Change “Inspector number” for “Organization number” and editorial correction
English and French Appendix 3 Editorial Correction
English and French Section 3.2 Addition of “follow-up inspection” in the text
English and French Section 1.6 Move to the guide the information on the number of technicians
English and French Section 1.4 Modification to the definition of follow-up inspection. Change “Inspector number” for “Organization number” and addition of a note to the definition of organization
English and French Section 1.3.2.2 New
English and French Section 2.2 Addition of the requirement of disclosure of criminal record
English and French Section 1.12 Change to when the fees are due
English and French Introduction, Section 1.7 and 1.9 Remove reference to different inspection types
English and French Appendix 5 Editorial Correction
English and French Appendix 4 New
English and French Appendix 1 New
English and French Table of Contents Addition of Section 4.0
English and French Revisions Table Corrections
English and French New Addition of Section 4.0
English and French Section 1.4 Editorial corrections
English and French Section 1.4 Addition of "Top Manager" and "Management Representative"
English Section 1.4 Editorial corrections to "Authorized Service Provider"
English and French Section 1.6 Addition of "Management Representative" and "Top Manager" to information required
English Section 1.9 Editorial corrections
English and French Section 2.1 Replace "Senior Management" by "Top Management"
English Table of Contents; Introduction; Sections 1.2; 2.5; 2.6 and 3.4 Replace "Commercial devices" by "Devices used in trade"
English and French New Appendices 2; 3 and 5
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