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Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

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2Form and effect of licence

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(1)A scrap metal licence is to be issued by a local authority.

(2)A licence must be one of the following types—

(a)a site licence, or

(b)a collector’s licence.

(3)A site licence authorises the licensee to carry on business at any site in the authority’s area which is identified in the licence.

(4)A site licence must—

(a)name the licensee,

(b)name the authority,

(c)identify all the sites in the authority’s area at which the licensee is authorised to carry on business,

(d)name the site manager of each site, and

(e)state the date on which the licence is due to expire.

(5)A collector’s licence authorises the licensee to carry on business as a mobile collector in the authority’s area.

(6)A collector’s licence must—

(a)name the licensee,

(b)name the authority, and

(c)state the date on which the licence is due to expire.

(7)A licence is to be in a form which—

(a)complies with subsection (4) or (6), and

(b)enables the licensee to comply with section 10 (display of licence).

(8)The Secretary of State may in regulations prescribe further requirements as to the form and content of licences.

(9)A person may hold more than one licence issued by different local authorities, but may not hold more than one licence issued by any one authority.

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