What is the Scrap Metal Dealers Act?

The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 means that you need to prove your identity (in order to combat metal theft and fraud) if you live in England or Wales.

View the full Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 on the Gov.uk website

View the Prescribed Documents and Information for Verification of Name and Address on the Gov.uk website


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