Public Health (Sunbeds) Act 2014

Health Information

15. (1) The Minister shall prescribe information on the health effects and such other information relating to the use of sunbeds as the Minister may consider appropriate.

(2) The owner, manager or employee of a sunbed business shall—

(a) ensure that a copy of the prescribed information is provided to a person proposing to use, hire or purchase a sunbed,

(b) take reasonable steps to ensure that the person concerned reads and understands the prescribed information,

(c) require the person concerned to sign such form as may be prescribed by the Minister, confirming that they have been provided with a copy of the prescribed information and have had an opportunity to read and consider that information,

(d) not permit another person, except in the course of employment in or for the purpose of the provision of services to the sunbed business concerned, to be in a restricted area unless the person concerned has signed the form referred to in paragraph (c).

(3) The owner or manager of that sunbed business shall retain on those premises for a period of 2 years for inspection by an authorised officer a form completed in accordance with subsection (2)(c).

(4) A person who contravenes subsection (2) or (3) commits an offence.