The meeting of the Working Group 8 (WG8) of the European Cooperation in Legal Metrology (WELMEC e.V.) dealing with the application of the Measuring Instruments Directive (MID) and the Directive on Non-Automatic Weighing Instruments (NAWI) in the European Union (EU) was held online on 9 and 10 March 2022. The twenty-seventh meeting of the Working Group 8 was attended by Zoran Ćetković, Assistant Director of the Bureau of Metrology.

The main topics, which were discussed at the meeting, concerned the revision of guides 8.0, 8.10, 8.8, and 8.5, the interpretation and requirements of Annex I, the implementation of compliance according to module D, as well as the MID Directive (MI-008). The role of the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) was also mentioned, and there was also talk about the general information on the European cooperation in Legal Metrology in the work of the European Union bodies.

The meeting was run by the WG8’s Chairperson, Thomas Lommatzsch, from the French National Metrology Institute, and it was attended by about forty representatives of competent institutions of European countries.