LIST OF MELTER-ASSAYER TECHNICAL MANAGERS
The melter-assayer technical manager, with a valid professional title, has the following competences:
- Assay precious metals according to the methods defined in the Legal Regime for Goldsmiths and Assay Offices (RJOC);
- Sign the assay report issued for each bar or sheet that is cast and assayed;
- Ensure that bars or sheets are correctly marked with the sponsor’s mark and with punches indicating the type of metal or precious metals present and their respective finenesses;
- Melt precious metals to ensure homogeneity;
- Refine precious metals.
Assayer-Caster technicians must have a civil liability insurance, as provided for by Article 54 of the Legal Scheme for Jewelers and Assay Offices approved by Law No. 98/2015 of 18 August 2015, in the wording of Decree-Law No. 120/2017 of 15 September 2017 (RJOC), and by Articles 11 et seq. of Ordinance No. 333-B/2017 of 3 November 2017. The special clauses of this insurance, available on the website of the Insurance Supervisory Authority and Pension Fund, may be consulted here: