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Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

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(1)The following provisions apply for the purposes of this Act.

(2)“Licensed site” means a site identified in a scrap metal licence.

(3)“Local authority” means—

(a)in relation to England, the council of a district, the Common Council of the City of London or the council of a London borough;

(b)in relation to Wales, the council of a county or a county borough.

(4)“Mobile collector” means a person who—

(a)carries on business as a scrap metal dealer otherwise than at a site, and

(b)regularly engages, in the course of that business, in collecting waste materials and old, broken, worn out or defaced articles by means of visits from door to door.

(5)“Officer of a police force” includes a constable of the British Transport Police Force.

(6)“Premises” includes any land or other place (whether enclosed or not).

(7)“Relevant environmental permit or registration”, in relation to an application made to a local authority, means—

(a)any environmental permit under regulation 13 of the Environmental (Permitting) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675) authorising any operation by the applicant in the local authority’s area;

(b)any registration of the applicant under Schedule 2 to those Regulations in relation to an exempt waste operation (within the meaning of regulation 5 of those Regulations) carried on in that area;

(c)any registration of the applicant under Part 8 of the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/988) (carriers, brokers and dealers of controlled waste).

(8)“Relevant offence” and “relevant enforcement action” have the meaning given by section 3(3).

(9)“Site” means any premises used in the course of carrying on business as a scrap metal dealer (whether or not metal is kept there).

(10)“Site manager”, in relation to a site at which a scrap metal dealer carries on business, means the individual who exercises day-to-day control and management of activities at the site.

(11)An individual may be named in a licence as site manager at more than one site; but no site may have more than one site manager named in relation to it.

(12)“Trading name” means a name, other than that stated in the licence under section 2(4)(a) or (6)(a), under which a licensee carries on business as a scrap metal dealer.

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