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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 12 September 2012

 

Public Bill Committee

 

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Scrap Metal Dealers Bill


 

Mr David Hanson

 

14

 

Clause  15,  page  9,  line  5,  at end add ‘and lay it before both Houses of Parliament.’.

 

Graham Jones

 

4

 

Clause  15,  page  9,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

assess the prevalence of the export of stolen scrap metal through UK

 

ports in the years following the passage of the Act.’.

 


 

Jeremy Browne

 

38

 

Clause  16,  page  9,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

In Schedule 3 to the Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

 

(enactments specified for the purposes of Part 1 of that Act), for “Scrap Metal

 

Dealers Act 1964 (c. 69)” substitute “Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2012”.’.

 


 

Mr David Hanson

 

15

 

Clause  17,  page  9,  line  29,  after ‘18(8)’, insert ‘Schedule 1(6)’.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee: 12 September 2012                

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Scrap Metal Dealers Bill, continued

 
 

Jeremy Browne

 

39

 

Clause  18,  page  10,  line  1,  leave out ‘and’ and insert ‘or’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

40

 

Clause  18,  page  10,  line  7,  leave out ‘buying or’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

41

 

Clause  18,  page  10,  line  8,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Jeremy Browne

 

42

 

Clause  18,  page  10,  line  10,  leave out ‘(if at all)’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

43

 

Clause  18,  page  10,  line  10,  leave out ‘them’ and insert ‘articles’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

44

 

Clause  18,  page  10,  line  33,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Jeremy Browne

 

45

 

Clause  18,  page  10,  line  35,  leave out from ‘silver’ to the end.

 


 

Jeremy Browne

 

46

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  1,  leave out from ‘person’ to ‘in’ in line 2 and insert

 

‘who—

 

( )    

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

 

( )    

regularly engages, in the course of that business,’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

47

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  3,  leave out ‘house to house’ and insert ‘door to door’.

 

Graham Jones

 

77

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  22,  after ‘site manager’, insert ‘or personal licence

 

applicant’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

48

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  25,  leave out from ‘site’ to end of line 27.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 12 September 2012                

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Scrap Metal Dealers Bill, continued

 
 

Graham Jones

 

78

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  27,  after ‘site manager’, insert ‘or personal licence

 

applicant’.

 

Graham Jones

 

79

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  28,  after ‘site manager’, insert ‘or personal licence

 

applicant’.

 

Graham Jones

 

80

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  29,  after ‘site manager’, insert ‘or personal licence

 

applicant’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

49

 

Clause  19,  page  11,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

“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.’.

 


 

Jeremy Browne

 

50

 

Schedule  1,  page  12,  line  21,  leave out paragraph 2.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

51

 

Schedule  1,  page  12,  line  28,  leave out from ‘renewed’ to ‘must’ in line 30 and

 

insert ‘on an application, which’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

52

 

Schedule  1,  page  13,  line  3,  leave out paragraph (d) and insert—

 

‘( )    

any proposed trading name,’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

53

 

Schedule  1,  page  13,  line  23,  leave out ‘site manager’ and insert ‘individual

 

proposed to be named in the licence as a site manager’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

54

 

Schedule  1,  page  13,  line  26,  leave out ‘site manager’ and insert ‘individual

 

proposed to be named in the licence as a site manager’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

55

 

Schedule  1,  page  13,  line  28,  leave out sub-paragraph (5).


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 12 September 2012                

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Scrap Metal Dealers Bill, continued

 
 

Jeremy Browne

 

56

 

Schedule  1,  page  13,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘Variation of licence

 

3A  (1)  

A local authority may, on an application, vary a licence by changing it from

 

one type to the other.

 

      (2)  

If there is a change in any of the matters mentioned in section 2(4)(a) to (c) or

 

(6)(a), the licensee must make an application to vary the licence accordingly.

 

      (3)  

But the power to amend the name of the licensee does not include the power to

 

transfer the licence from one person to another.

 

      (4)  

An application under this paragraph—

 

(a)    

is to be made to the authority which issued the licence, and

 

(b)    

must contain particulars of the changes to be made to the licence.

 

      (5)  

A licensee who fails to comply with sub-paragraph (2) is guilty of an offence

 

and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the

 

standard scale.

 

      (6)  

It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under this paragraph to

 

prove that the person took all reasonable steps to avoid committing the

 

offence.’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

57

 

Schedule  1,  page  14,  line  2,  leave out from ‘authority’ to end of line 4 and insert—

 

    ‘(2)  

In setting a fee under this paragraph, the authority must have regard to any

 

guidance issued from time to time by the Secretary of State with the approval

 

of the Treasury.’.

 

Mr David Winnick

 

17

 

Schedule  1,  page  14,  line  2,  leave out from ‘authority’ to end of line 4.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

58

 

Schedule  1,  page  14,  line  7,  after ‘paragraph 3’, insert ‘or 3A’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

59

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  5,  at end insert ‘or 3A’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

60

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  6,  after ‘against’, insert ‘—

 

( )    

the inclusion in a licence of a condition under section 3(8), or

 

( )    

’.

 

Jeremy Browne

 

61

 

Schedule  1,  page  15,  line  10,  after ‘application,’, insert ‘to include the condition,’.

 


 
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