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Second-hand Goods Act, No. 6 of 2009

Long title


To regulate the business of dealers in second-hand goods and pawnbrokers, in order to combat trade in stolen goods; to promote ethical standards in the second-hand goods trade; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

CHAPTER 1. INTERPRETATION
1. Definitions
CHAPTER 2 REGISTRATION
2. Obligation to register
3. Application for registration
4. Information on application by natural person
5. Application by person other than natural person
6. Refusal to register
7. Effect of registration
8. Application for amendment of certificate
9. Limitation or variation of conditions by National Commissioner
10. Termination and cancellation of registration
11. Renewal of registration
12. Transfer of certificate
13. Temporary registration
14. Disqualifications
15. Display and maintenance of certificates
CHAPTER 3. ACCREDITATION
16. Functions of accredited dealers' associations
17. Accreditation
18. Refusal to accredit
19. Cancellation of accreditation
20. Member registers
CHAPTER 4. DEALERS
21. Records by dealers
22. False information and stolen goods
23. Restrictions on dealers and pawnbrokers
CHAPTER 5. MOTOR VEHICLES
24. Motor vehicle records
CHAPTER 6. CONTROLLED METALS
25. Obligation to register as recycler
CHAPTER 7. COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT
26. Communication equipment records
CHAPTER 8. POWERS OF POLICE OFFICIAL
27. Identification by police official
28. Routine inspections
29. Entry, search, seizure and seal-off
30. Warrant
31. Extension of powers
CHAPTER 9. GENERAL
32. Offences and Penalties
33. Appeals
34. Lodging of applications and notices
35. Service of documents
36. Return of service
37. Defaced, lost or stolen certificates
38. Delegation
39. Condonation and extension of time
40. Jurisdiction of magistrates' courts
41. Regulations
42. Application of Act and Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000
43. Transitional provisions
CHAPTER 10. [sic - no title]
44. Repeal of laws
45. Short title and commencement
Sch. 1 SCHEDULE 1. GOODS (SECTION 1)
Sch. 2 SCHEDULE 2. CONTROLLED METALS (SECTION 1)
Sch. 3 SCHEDULE 3. OFFENCES AND PENALTIES (SECTION 32)
Sch. 4 SCHEDULE 4. LAWS REPEALED (SECTION 44)

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