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Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

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13Records: receipt of metal

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(1)This section applies if a scrap metal dealer receives any scrap metal in the course of the dealer’s business.

(2)The dealer must record the following information—

(a)the description of the metal, including its type (or types if mixed), form, condition, weight and any marks identifying previous owners or other distinguishing features;

(b)the date and time of its receipt;

(c)if the metal is delivered in or on a vehicle, the registration mark (within the meaning of section 23 of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994) of the vehicle;

(d)if the metal is received from a person, the full name and address of that person;

(e)if the dealer pays for the metal, the full name of the person who makes the payment acting for the dealer.

(3)If the dealer receives the metal from a person, the dealer must keep a copy of any document which the dealer uses to verify the name or address of that person.

(4)If the dealer pays for the metal by cheque, the dealer must keep a copy of the cheque.

(5)If the dealer pays for the metal by electronic transfer—

(a)the dealer must keep the receipt identifying the transfer, or

(b)if no receipt identifying the transfer was obtained, the dealer must record particulars identifying the transfer.

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