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"Legal metrology" is the science of measurement having legislative and statuary backing. It ensures public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of the weighing and measuring instruments. The department is entrusted with powers to enforce the standard units of metric system for maintaining uniformity, accuracy & traceability in weighing and measuring instruments used in all transactions of trade and commerce. The department regulates their correct usage to ensure that exact delivery by weight, measure or number of any commodity or service is delivered to the consumer, as contracted or paid by him. Besides, department has to check all the Packaged Commodities and it also safeguards consumer's interest by ensuring mandatory declarations on packaged commodities.