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20th JULY 2020-phase 2

20th JULY 2020-phase 2

The National Metal Agency set up a register for all those collectors that weren’t licensed under the Scrap Metal dealers Act 2013 on the 20th Feburary 2020. This went amazingly well despite the determined efforts from other Associations that do not have...
IS your RECORD KEEPING lawful?

IS your RECORD KEEPING lawful?

RECORD KEEPING The Scrap Metal Dealers Association is concerned that both Scrap Metal Dealers and Motor Salvage Operators are being lured into a trap that might one day bite them. In order to protect our members we are openly airing the issues that we have with record...
Know your rights  Coronavirus laws v regulations

Know your rights Coronavirus laws v regulations

What is the difference between the Act and the Regulations? Coronavirus Act 2020The main criminal offence under the Coronavirus Act relates to potentially infectious persons who refuse to co-operate with the police or public health officers, when they are required to...
20th February 2020 – D-Day.

20th February 2020 – D-Day.

The Scrap metal Dealers Act 2013 has been in existence for 6 years and STILL the Local Authorities refuse to comply. In fact as the years have passed we now have a situation whereby half the Licensing Authorities in the country are NOT compliant to this Act of...
Labour Exploitation

Labour Exploitation

This week The Scrap Metal Dealers Association was invited to a Roundtable meeting with industries , Associations and Consultants discussing the pressing issue of Modern day slavery in the waste industry. What does it have to do with our members? Not a lot unless you...