[SPAM] Government Is Withdrawing Mandatory Hallmarking Of Gold Jewelry

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[SPAM] Government Is Withdrawing Mandatory Hallmarking Of Gold Jewelry

A fake document is shared claiming that the government withdraws Hallmarking of gold jewelry

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Government Is Withdrawing Mandatory Hallmarking Of Gold Jewelry

Verification: Hallmarking of Gold Jewelry is not  withdrawn by the Government

A fake document is shared claiming that the government withdraws Hallmarking of gold jewelry. The false posts can be seen here, here,here.

In fact, rules of mandatory Hallmarking of gold jewelry is not withdrawn by the government.

The government made gold Hallmarking mandatory from June 16 in a phased manner after a gap of several months in view of a novel coronavirus pandemic. Jewelers are given time till August to fulfill the required formalities of getting as per the rules before a penalty is imposed on them.

Hallmarking is a purity certification of precious metal. Hallmarking is the accurate determination and official recording of the proportionate content of precious metal in precious metal articles. Hallmarks are thus official marks used in many countries as a guarantee of purity or fineness of precious metal articles. The principal objectives of the Hallmarking Scheme are to protect the public against adulteration and to obligate manufacturers to maintain legal standards of fineness  While buying gold, always check for hallmarking. Ask for magnifying glass that gold shops are mandatory to keep. That is important to know the purity of gold. There are Hallmarking charges on gold and silver you buy and this has to be mentioned on the bill. PIB FactCheck also Tweeted and clarified the false claims:

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Post Date: 26 July 2021

Post ID: #78972

 

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