Scrap metal dealer License in Kenya, are Processes and registered by the scrap Metal council of Kenya an agency under the Misnitry of trade in kenya. Licensed Scrap Metal delares cannot deal in hazardous metals. The scrap metal council will determine which types of metals licensees can deal with.
The application process for Scrap Metal dealer license is strict and tedious due to unethical vandalism of critical infrastructure in the country.
A scrap metal collectors licence, Allows a scrap metal dealer to carry on business in a county as a mobile collector. This licence covers dealers who do not have a site and regularly collect through door-to-door collections. The dealer requires a separate licence for each county they operate in.
A site license is issued by the local authority in whose scrap metal is situated. This license requires all of the sites where the licensee conducts a scrap metal business within the Local Authority area to be identified and a site manager named for each location.
This allows a person to collect scrap metals (both commercial and domestic) in the issuing Local Authority area. However, this license does not permit a person to collect scrap metals from another local authority area. One will need a separate license from each local authority where they wish to collect the metals.
No one or business shall deal in scrap metal, unless that person
Any person who contravenes subsection this commits an offence and is liable on conviction: