BIS Act and Regulation


Yes, Hallmarking is covered under BIS Act, 2016.


Yes, BIS (Hallmarking) Regulations, 2018 which were notified on June 14, 2018


BIS (Hallmarking) Regulations, 2018 contains three chapters covering the grant of registration for jewellers, recognition for Assaying and Hallmarking Centres and grant of licence for Refineries


Application for registrations, recognitions and licences have been facilitated online in the BIS portalwww.manakonline.in


Sl.No. Fee Amount in Rs.
1 Application Fee 10,000/-
2 Renewal Application Fee 5,000/-
3 Assessment Fee (per man day) 5,000/-
4 Recognition fee /Renewal of Recognition Fee (for three years) 60,000/-

Fee for Grant and Renewal of Licence to Refinery or Mint
Sl.No. Fee Amount in Rs.
1 Application Fee 1000/-
2 Licence fee 1000/-
3 Renewal Application Fee 1000/-
4 Inspection Fee
(per man day)
7,000/-
5 Marking fee
(For Refined Gold as per IS 1417)
For Large scale units – 48,000/- per year (minimum)
For MSME -38,400/- per year (minimum)
Unit = 1 Kg
Unit rate: Rs. 50 Per Kg.

Further details are mentioned in Schedule V of BIS (hallmarking) Regulations, 2018..(available on BIS website under hallmarking section)


Hallmarking Fee

1):(a) Hallmarking fee for gold articles payable to recognised Assaying and Hallmarking Centres by jewellers shall be:

  • (i) Rs. 35/- per article; and
  • (ii) Minimum fee for a consignment as Rs. 200/-

(b) The hallmarking fee to be levied by the Bureau from Assaying & Hallmarking Centre for gold articles shall be:

  • (i) Rs. 3.50 per article; and
  • (ii) Minimum fee for a consignment as Rs. 20/-

 

2):(a) Hallmarking Fee for silver articles payable to recognised Assaying and Hallmarking Centres by jewellers shall be :

  • (i) Rs. 25/- per article; and
  • (ii) Minimum fee for a consignment as Rs. 150/-

(b) The hallmarking fee to be levied by the Bureau from Assaying & Hallmarking Centre for gold articles shall be:

  • (i) Rs. 2.50 per article; and
  • (ii) Minimum fee for a consignment as Rs.15/-

 

Note: applicable taxes as per prevalent rates shall be levied in addition to above


The terms and conditions are listed in Chapter I, Cl 5 of Hallmarking Regulations 2018(available on BIS website www.bis.gov.in, under hallmarking section).


The terms and conditions are listed in Chapter II, Cl 10 of Hallmarking Regulations 2018(available on BIS www.bis.gov.in, under hallmarking section).


Yes, the violation of terms and conditions may lead to the cancellation of the registration.


Yes, the violation of terms and conditions may lead to the cancellation of the registration.


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