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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