Consumer Protection Scrap Metal GN 151 of 2019

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The characteristics of the Regulation

Type of regulation:
Export Licence - required
Description of the regulation:

For the export of Scrap metal as described in GN 151 of 2019.

No person shall export scrap metal or deal in scrap metal unless he holds a licence.

Partner countries to which it applies:

All countries

Authority who issued the regulation:
Ministry of Commerce and Consumer Protection (Trade Division)
Level 1, Sicom Tower,
Wall Street,
Ebene
(230) 460-2500
https://commerce.govmu.org
Contact: 
Trade Division
td@govmu.org

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How is the regulation enforced?

Where/when is the control enforced:
Prior to exportation of Scrap metals
Authority enforcing the control:
Ministry of Commerce and Consumer Protection (Trade Division)
Level 1, Sicom Tower,
Wall Street,
Ebene
(230) 460-2500
https://commerce.govmu.org
Contact: 
Trade Division
td@govmu.org

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The process in order to get compliance

Process for complying:

Application made on prescribed  form.

Process is online ?:
No
Average time to get compliance:
Within 10 days for a Scrap Metal Dealer and Exporter Licence
Cost estimate to get compliance:

Rs 60,000 for a Scrap Metal Exporter Licence

Validity of the compliance:
Licence renewed on a yearly basis
Required Documents to process:
  1. Business Registration Card mentioning ‘dealer in old metals’ or ‘waste and scrap’
  2. National Identity Card
  3. Certificate of Morality
  4. Certificate of Incorporation [ in case of a company]
  5. Certified copy of shareholding [ in case of a company]
  6. Title Deed or Lease Agreement for the scrapyard
  7. Site and location plan for scrapyard
  8. Clearance for the scrapyard by Municipal Council or District Council
  9. Clearance for the scrapyard from the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life
  10. Clearance for the scrapyard from the Fire Rescue Services
Authority delivering compliance:
Ministry of Commerce and Consumer Protection (Trade Division)
Level 1, Sicom Tower,
Wall Street,
Ebene
(230) 460-2500
https://commerce.govmu.org

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