Public Health (Sunbeds) Act 2014

Prohibition on sale or hire of sunbed to person under 18 years of age

5. (1) A person shall not sell or hire or offer for sale or hire, or permit to be sold or hired or offered for sale or hire, a sunbed to a person under 18 years of age.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence.

(3) In any proceedings against a person for an offence under subsection (1), it shall be a defence for such person to prove that the person under 18 years of age produced to him or her—

(a) an age card,

(b) a passport, or

(c) a driving licence, relating to that person.