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Scrap metal dealers

Guidance Notes - Scrap Metal Dealers Act 1964

1. Do I need to register with the Council?

A person may only carry on the business of a Scrap Metal Dealer in Swale if he/she is registered under the above Act. The business of a Scrap Metal Dealer includes any of the following:

2. What do the terms 'business as a scrap metal dealer', 'scrap metal' and a 'scrap metal store' mean?

3. What is kept in the register?

4. What if I should register but fail to do so, or if I fail to inform the Council about any changes in the 'appropriate particulars?

5. What records do I need to keep?

6. How long does the registration last for?

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