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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ACCEPTABLE IDENTIFICATION. Acceptable forms of identification include: a current valid New Jersey driver’s license or identification card, a current valid photo driver’s license issued by another U.S. state, a valid U.S. passport, or other verifiable U.S. government issued identification.
ARTICLE. Any article of merchandise, including any portion of such article, whether a distinct part thereof or not, including every part thereof whether separable or not, and also including material for manufacture; and as so defined in N.J.S.A. 51:6-1.
CHIEF OF POLICE. The Chief of Police of the Township of Voorhees or his or her designee/representative.
DATABASE. A computerized internet capable with hardware and software compliant to that set by the Chief of Police.
DEALER. Any person, partnership, corporation, or other entity, whether permanent or itinerant, who on one or more occasions (through any means) buys or sells or otherwise exchanges or trades secondhand gold, silver, precious metals, gems, or jewelry, and includes anyone advertising the purchase or sale of any of the aforementioned items.
DESIGNATED VENDOR. A person or entity who is appointed or designated by the Chief of Police who is authorized to collect and maintain precious metal transaction information, or other purchase information as defined herein, for the Township of Voorhees.
GIFT CARD. A restricted monetary equivalent or scrip that is issued by retailers or banks to be used as an alternative to a non-monetary gift.
ITINERANT BUSINESS. Any business conducted intermittently within the township or at varying locations.
PERSON. Any individual natural person, partnership, joint venture, business, society, associate, club, trustee, trust, corporation, or unincorporated group, or an officer, agent, employee, servant, factor or any form of personal representative of any thereof, in any capacity, acting for self or on behalf of another.
PRECIOUS METALS. Comprised of gold, silver, sterling, platinum and/or their alloys as defined in N.J.S.A. 51:5-1 et seq., N.J.S.A. 51:6-1 et seq. and/or N.J.S.A. 51:6A-1 et seq.; gems, gemstones, coins and all forms of jewelry herein contained.
PUBLIC. Individuals and retail sellers, not to include wholesale transactions or transactions between other merchants.
PURCHASE. The exchange of money and the exchange, deposit, pledge, sale, conveyance or trade of any tangible or intangible article.
REPORTABLE TRANSACTION. Every transaction conducted by a dealer in which precious metals, or other tangible property, are purchased or exchanged from or with the public.
SECONDHAND GOODS. Any article previously sold, acquired, exchanged, conveyed, traded or otherwise formerly owned, including but not limited to scrap gold, old gold, silver, jewelry, home electronics/audio and visual equipment, musical instruments, telephones and telephonic equipment, scales, computers, computer hardware and software, typewriters, word processors, scanner, sporting goods of all kinds, antiques, platinum, all other precious metals, tools of all kinds, telephone, DVRs, GPS, camcorders, car stereos, gift cards, furniture, clothing or other valuable articles.
TRANSIENT BUYER. A dealer who has not been in any retail business continuously for at least six months at that address in the municipality where the dealer is required to register or who intends to close out or discontinue all retail business in the township within six months. Or as so defined in N.J.S.A. 51:6A-5 and N.J.A.C. 13:47C-1.1.
('74 Code, § 96-2) (Ord. 165-1981, passed 11-9-81; Am. Ord. 238-13, passed 10-14-13)