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Rule Determination Committee


The Rule Determination Committee ("Regelermittlungsausschuss" – REA) determines – in accordance with Section 46 of the Measures and Verification Act and based on the state of the art – rules, findings and technical specifications for measuring instruments, for conformity assessment procedures, and for the users of measuring instruments or of measured values.

The Committee is composed of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, the respective authorities of the federal states, conformity assessment bodies, state-accredited test centers, trade associations and consumer associations.

The Rule Determination Committee is located at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, which presides over it and houses its executive office.