motor salvage operator

motor salvage operator

one who is engaged wholly or partly in the recovery for re-use or sale of salvageable parts from motor vehicles and the subsequent sale or other disposal for scrap of the remainder of the vehicles concerned or in the purchase of written-off vehicles and their subsequent repair and re-sale. There are detailed registration requirements and powers of inspection. It is an offence not to be registered.
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The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 came into force on 1 October 2013 and creates a new licensing regime for scrap metal dealers, which includes those operators who previously traded as motor salvage operators.
POLICE have checked dozens of scrap metal dealers and motor salvage operators.
Scrap metal stores, including motor salvage operators that trade in vehicle parts, must by law register with the city council.
MOTOR salvage operators will have to register with Welsh councils under a crackdown on criminal gangs dealing in stolen cars.