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SECTION 6.24 SECOND HAND DEALERS - RESTRICTIONS ON PURCHASES, RECORD KEEPING, RETENTION OF GOODS, ETC.

.1 No Second Hand Dealer shall purchase merchandise from anyone under the age of 21.

.2 Every Second Hand Dealer shall obtain from every seller positive photo identification issued by a governmental agency, including but not limited to a drivers license or passport. A copy of said identification shall kept as part of the record required in Section 6.24.3.

.3 Every Second Hand Dealer shall keep a record of all purchases.

Said record shall be in a form approved by the Police Chief and shall include, at a minimum, digital photographs of the merchandise purchased and of the identification presented by the seller, the date and time of the purchase, and the name, age, date of birth and current residence of the seller, the type of identification presented by the seller and the identification number, and the amount paid for each item purchased.

.4 Every Second Hand Dealer shall electronically transmit a copy of the record required by Section 6.24.3 to the Malden Police Department prior to close of business on the day the purchase is made. A Second Hand Dealer or his agents and employees shall, upon request, permit any police officer to examine all second hand goods and all records related thereto.

.5 Every Second Hand Dealer shall retain purchases on the licensed presmises for a minimum of thirty (30) calendar days from the date of purchase.

.6 Every Second Hand Dealer shall retain all records relating to purchase of merchandise for a period of three years from the date of purchase.