Legal Metrology System—Past, Present, Future

  • Alen Bošnjaković
  • Almir Badnjević
  • Zijad Džemić
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Part of the Series in Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMENG)

Abstract

Through the chapter Legal Metrology System—Past, Present, Future a significant role of legal metrology is presented in the area of development of human civilization, which has led to the consistency of measurements in everyday life. The current state of legal metrology on the International and on the European level is described. Furthermore, through the chapter the legislation of the European Union is presented, which includes directives of the New Approach, with special reference to the Medical Devices Directive, which deals with medical devices with a measuring function. Through the chapter the necessity, as well as the challenges for placing these devices into the framework of legal metrology is presented. In addition, the role of legal metrology and the factors that will have an impact on its development in the future is described.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alen Bošnjaković
    • 1
  • Almir Badnjević
    • 2
  • Zijad Džemić
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IMBIH)SarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.Medical Devices Verification LaboratoryVerlab Ltd SarajevoSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina

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