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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Section 145: Scrap metal dealing: increase in penalties for existing offences

798.Section 145 raises the level of fines available for certain offences under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 1964, which regulates those carrying on business as a scrap metal dealer. The effect of the section is to increase the level of fine available for those offences by two levels on the standard scale.

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