Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013
- consists wholly or partly in buying or selling scrap metal, whether or not the metal is sold in the form in which it was bought
- carries on a business as a motor salvage operator
This licence allows the licensee to operate as a collector in the area of the issuing local authority. This licence does not allow the collector to operate outside of the authority - a separate licence must be obtained from each authority they wish to operate in.
If you dismantle old or damaged vehicles for salvageable parts, repair previously written-off vehicles for resale, or trade vehicles for either of these purposes, at premises within the Borough of Luton you must be authorised as a scrap metal dealer.Apply for a scrap metal dealers licence