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Information updated as of 30.04.2023.
“Law on measurements”, effective from 09.11.2002, published in SG, issue 46/7.05.2002, last amended SG, Issue 72/13.9.2019.
The policy in the field of metrology is defined by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria on a proposal from the Minister of Economy. In the process of policy making the Minister of Economy is supported by the president of the Bulgarian Institute of Metrology (BIM) and the president of the State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance (SAMTS).
Ministers and heads of state bodies organize the activities to ensure traceability, accuracy and reliability of measurements in their legal entities.