LMPC Packaged Commodity Registration - Overview
LMPC Registration Due Date
Documents Required for LMPC Registration
Here’s a complete list of documents for LMPC Packaged Commodity Registration!
|Documents For LMPC Registration in India|
- Additional documents may have to be submitted, if prescribed by the State Government.
- Additional documents may also have to be submitted, depending on the type of commodity. For instance, FSSAI license will be required if the business deals in food products.
- In Delhi, if the MCD license is not available with the applicant, an undertaking in the form of affidavit is to be submitted that the business premises is not located in non-conforming area and / or is not likely to be sealed by the MCD or relocated.
LMPC Registration Application Process
Here is a Stepwise Guide for easy navigation of LMPC Process!
Step-1: Application Submission
Step-2: Document Submission
Step-3: Payment of LMPC Registration Fees
Step-4: Application Review
Step-5: Inspection of Premises
Step-6: Submission of Inspection Report
Step-7: Grant of LMPC Certificate
LMPC Compliance Checklist
Mandatory Declarations on Pre-Packaged Commodities in India
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Exemptions from LMPC Rules
- The provisions of these rules shall not apply to packages of commodities containing a quantity of more than 25 kilograms or 25 liters.
- Additionally, exemptions extend to certain specific categories, including cement, fertilizer, and agricultural farm produce when sold in bags above 50 kilograms.
- Furthermore, packaged commodities intended for industrial consumers or institutional consumers are also exempt from these rules.
- Exemption for Agriculture Farm Produce: Agriculture farm produce packages up to 50 kilograms are covered under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. Manufacturers, packers, and importers dealing with these packages are allowed to pack in any quantity up to 50 kilograms in compliance with these rules. [Refer Packages of agriculture farm produce up to 50kg under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rule, 2011 vide Notification no 1-10/9/2023-W&M dated 06.03.2023]
Exemption for Certain Medical Commodities
- Alcoholic Beverages and Spirituous Liquor: In the case of packages containing alcoholic beverages or spirituous liquor, pricing regulations differ. State Excise Laws and their accompanying rules take precedence within the state where these products are manufactured. If the state’s excise laws and rules do not specify the declaration of the retail sale price, the provisions of the Legal Metrology Rules will apply.
- Essential Commodities: Additionally, when the retail sale price of any essential commodity is established and officially notified by the Competent Authority under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955, these specified prices shall prevail.
Benefits of LMPC Certificate
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the pricing requirements for packages?
1. What is LMPC registration?
2. What are LMPC fees and charges for Registration?
The LMPC fees for registration varies based on the type of business. Here are the fee details:
Manufacturer: Rs. 500/-
Repairer: Rs. 100/-
Dealer: Rs. 100/-
Importers: Rs. 500/-
Packers: Rs. 500/-
Renewal Dealer: Rs. 500/-
Renewal Manufacturer: Rs. 2500/-
Renewal Repairer: Rs. 500/-