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Costs

The PTB calculates the costs to be paid in accordance with the "Regulations governing charges for services rendered by the PTB" in their version valid at the time in question (as published in the Bundesgesetzblatt, Teil I). For the delivery of certain activity standards, the PTB charges average fees which depend on the average time required for preparing the activity standard (including determination of the activity and quality assurance measures), and for order processing. The average fees applicable are published in the PTB-Mitteilungen. For orders from countries outside the European Community, additional fees will be charged for the additional work involved in the processing of the order.

The costs do not include forwarding charges. They are not subject to VAT (value-added tax) according to the present valid version of the Umsatzsteuergesetz (turnover tax law). Deduction of a discount is not permissible. Payments are to be made within 14 days after the date of the bill of costs.

The costs are subject to alteration.