Guidance

Sunbeds (Regulations) Act 2010: guidance on the implementation of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010

The Guidance on the Implementation of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 is for local authority authorised officers to support enforcement.

Documents

Download Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010: Guidance on the implementation of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010

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Download Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 Information for Sunbed Businesses

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Detail

The Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 came into force on 8 April 2011.   The Act imposes a duty on anyone involved in carrying on a sunbed businesses to ensure that no person under the age of 18 years:

  • uses a sunbed
  • is offered the use of a sunbed; or
  • is present in a restricted zone

The Act will be enforced by local authority authorised officers.

The Guidance on the Implementation of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 is aimed at local authority authorised officers to support enforcement of the legislation

The Information for Sunbed Businesses is aimed at sunbed businesses to assist in complying with the legislation.

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