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The legal basis of the system for ensuring the uniformity of measurements of Georgia (SEUM) was laid down in 1996 in the Law on Assuring the Uniformity of Measurements (amended in 2005) and the Resolutions of the Georgian Government.
The organizational structure of the SEUM is represented by:
· Institute of Metrology under GEOSTM;
· accredited verification, calibration and test laboratories.
· metrological services of state governing bodies and agents of management.
The State Metrology Service is headed by a national metrology body – Georgian National Agency for Standards, Technical Regulations and Metrology (GEOSTM).
Management: Mr. Promete Shevardnadze
Address: 67 Chargali Str, 0178 Tbilisi, Georgia
Telephone: +995 32 261 35 00
Fax: +995 32 261 35 00
Major branches of activities are the follows:
· participation in maintenance of common policy on the matters regarding the assurance of the uniformity of measurements, as well as coordination of the implementation and development of the SEUM;
· codesign of legal and other directives aiming at the assurance of the uniformity of measurements; determination of priorities in improving metrology;
· taking part in development and approval of national standards, technical regulations and other normative documents regulating the implementation of the SEUM;
· type approval of legal imported and domestically produced measuring instruments;
· performance of verification, calibration and metrological certification according to metrological directives pertaining to measurements of radioactive pollution of the environment and raw materials and products;
in coordination of the cooperation in the field of metrology at the international
level; representation of Georgia in the international metrology organisations
and collaboration with national metrology organisations of other countries.
The technical basis of the SEUM is represented by national and primary measurement standards of Georgia and also reference measuring instruments.
The leading organisation in the field of developing and maintaining measurement standards is the Institute of Metrology under GEOSTM.
Director: Ms. Nino Mikanadze
Address: 67 Chargali str, 0178 Tbilisi, Georgia
Telephone: +995 32 261 77 57
Fax: +995 32 261 35 00
The major activities of GEOSTM are as follows:
· development of scientific-methodological and procedural basis of SEUM;
· coordination and performance of fundamental and practical researches with the purpose to assure uniformity of measurements;
· development, maintenance and comparison of national measurement standards;
· reproduction of units of measurements and their dissemination to the measurement standards at the level of metrology services of enterprises and accredited laboratories;
· development of a uniform scientific-technical policy in the field of metrology and assurance of the uniformity of measurement;
· development of normative and methodological documents in the field of metrology;
· carrying out of type approval, verification, calibration of measuring instruments, as well as official measurements and other metrology related work;
· maintenance of the state register of approved measuring instruments and reference materials and the register of national and reference measurement standards;
· participation in accreditation of verification, calibration and test laboratories;
· participation in the cooperation projects in the field of metrology at regional and international levels as the National Metrology Institute (NMI);
· participation in the training and improving of professional skill of personnel engaged in metrology and accreditation activities.
The State Metrology Service includes regional metrology bodies of GEOSTM.