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Non-automatic weighing instruments (NAWI)

Directive 90/384/EEC

Short name:

Non-automatic weighing instruments (NAWI)


Directive 2009/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on non-automatic weighing instruments (codified version)
OJ L 122, 16 May 2009

Directives repealed:

Council Directive 90/384/EEC of 20 June 1990 on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to non-automatic weighing instruments - OJ L 189 of 20 July 1990

Guide for application:

EC contact point:

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Mr Daniel Hanekuyk, Tel. +32 2 2960150
Website on measuring instruments 

For information about the content and availability of European standards, please contact the European Standardisation Organisations.


Publications in the Official Journal

Commission communication pursuant to Article 5 (2) of Council Directive 90/384/EEC of 20 June 1990 on non-automatic weighing instruments
OJ C 153 of 1994-06-04


Summary list of titles and references of harmonised standards in relation to non-automatic weighing instruments

The information contained in the summary list is a compilation of the references of standards which have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. This list does not have any legal validity; only publication in the Official Journal produces legal affect.

Standardisation Bodies


Title of the harmonised standard

Year of ratification

Publication OJ


EN 45501:1992

Metrological aspects of non-automatic weighing instruments


C 153  of  1994-06-04