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Scrap Metal Dealers Act 8th June 2018 Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford ST16 3AQ West Midlands
Members Fee: £160.00 + VAT
Non-Members Fee: £235.00 + VAT




The course will explain the workings of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013, how it works and how the renewal process is applied. It will also look at the workings of the Act and secondary legislation, together with the Guidance and puts it all in a practical context.
This course is a must for those who are responsible for the activities of scrap metal dealers in their area. It is aimed at licensing officers, councillors and local authority lawyers.
The trainer for this course is James Button.The Institute of Licensing accredits this course at 4 hours CPD. Course Ref: SCRAP27418.Fees: £160 + VAT for members. £235 + VAT for non-members inclsuing complimentary membership until end March 2019.
Course Objectives: It will provide delegates with the understanding needed to deal with what is required for licensing Scrap Metal Dealers. Agenda - TBC09.45 Registration & Coffee
10.00 Session 1 - Introduction to the Act

• Background?

• What does it do?

• Council or Executive Function?
11.00 Refreshment Break
11.30 Session 2 - How does the Act work?

• The Basics – definitions

• Licences

• Fees
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Session 3 - Licences

• Granting / Renewing

• Suitability

• Information

• Previous Convictions

• Conditions

• Revoking
14.30 Refreshment Break
15.00 Session 4 - Administration & Enforcement

• Powers of Entry

• Closure Notices and Orders
15.45 Session 5 – Q & A
16.15 Close
You will see from the options below, that delegates can attend as a day delegate on a single day to all four days or as a residential delegate staying in the hotel on single days or multiple days. Select which apply to you to view the fees involved.

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James Button
Jim Button is a solicitor and runs his own niche practice, James Button & Co., Solicitors, specialising in licensing (including Taxis, Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005 etc.), environmental health, public health, criminal investigations and prosecutions and human rights.
As a former local authority solicitor (articled at South Tyneside MBC, and then Manchester City Council) he has a wealth of experience advising and representing Councils, as well as the licensed trades.
He is a well-known speaker and trainer in his areas of expertise, and is the author of “Button on Taxis: Licensing Law and Practice” (1999, Bloomsbury Professional), as well as the author and contributor to other publications. He is a Consulting Editor for “Licensing Review” and writes regularly for the “Journal of Licensing”.
In 1996 Jim was a Founder Member of the Local Government Licensing Forum, and was Chair from its creation until 2003, when it became the Institute of Licensing. He was Chair of the Institute until 2004 when he became President. In 2012 he was honoured by the Institute when he was made a Companion.
Jim Button was an excellent trainer. The content was delivered in an enthusiastic and informative way. I would have no hesitation as to recommend Jim as a trainer


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