Motor salvage operator legal definition of motor salvage operator
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.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
References in periodicals archive
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
They want similar restrictions to England and Wales, where scrap dealers and motor salvage operators
must apply for a licence from their local authority - and keep records on who they buy from.
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.