Ireland

1. Country: Ireland

 

2. Summary of hallmarking system:

 

Hallmarking is a compulsory state requirement.

 

3. Ministry responsible:

 

 Name and contact details

Member IAAO

Dept of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Competition & Consumer Policy Section,

Earlsfort Centre,

Lr Hatch St, Dublin 2

Ireland

Tel: +353 1 631 2121

Fax: +353 1 631 2827

E-mail: info@deti.ie

Web site: www.deti.ie

No

 

4. Contact Point for Hallmarking Information:

 

 Name and contact details

Member IAAO

Assay Office

Dublin Castle Dublin 2

Ireland

Tel: +353 14 75 12 86

Fax: +353 14 78 38 38

E-mail: rlebas@assay.ie

Web Site:

Yes

 

5. Other representative bodies:

 

 Name and contact details

Member IAAO

 

 

6. Assay Offices:

 

Name and contact details

Mark

Member IAAO

Assay Office

Dublin Castle Dublin 2

Ireland

Tel: +353 14 75 12 86

Fax: +353 14 78 38 38

E-mail: rlebas@assay.ie

Web Site:

Yes

 

7. Typical mark formation:

 

 

 

8. Sponsor mark details:

 

 

9. Finenesses accepted and fineness mark details:

  • Gold

No weight exemption

Fineness (ppt)

Symbol

Traditional symbol

375

585

750

916

990

999

 

  • Silver

No weight exemption

Fineness (ppt)

Symbol

Traditional symbol

800

 

925

958

999

 

  • Platinum

No weight exemption

Fineness (ppt)

Symbol

Traditional symbol

850

 

900

 

950

 

999

 

 

 

  • Other metals

 

  • Mixtures of precious metals and other metals and materials

 

 

10. Hallmarks accepted from other countries:

 

(i) Convention hallmarks

 

 

(ii) National hallmarks – requirements

 

 

(iii) National hallmarks – EEA countries accepted

 

Austria (AU)

Netherlands (NL)

Cyprus (CY)

Norway (NO)

Czech Republic (CZ)

Malta (MA)

Denmark (DK)

Poland (PL)

Estonia (EE)

Portugal (PT)

Finland (FI)

Slovakia (SK)

France (FR)

Slovenia (SL)

Hungary (HU)

Spain (ES)

Ireland (EI)

Sweden (SE)

Latvia (LV)

Switzerland (CH)

Lithuania (LT)

Ukraine (UA)



11. Other IAAO observers in country

 

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