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Consultation on Licensing of Metal Dealers

Consultation on Licensing of Metal Dealers

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

ISBN: 9781782564492

A consultation on expanding the licensing regime for scrap metal dealers and prohibiting cash paymnents for scrap metal.

Executive Summary

A consultation paper that looks at expanding and toughening the metal dealer licensing regime by ensuring that all dealers are subject to licensing requirements.

The paper also proposes a ban on cash payments for scrap metal. This means that there should be an auditable, traceable transaction. This contrasts with the current situation where there is the incentive for a criminal of access to anonymous payment in cash.