Public Health (Sunbeds) Act 2014

Prohibition on unsupervised use of sunbed

6. (1) The owner or manager of a sunbed business shall not—

(a) permit a person to use a sunbed on a sunbed premises except under the supervision of the owner or manager concerned or an employee of the sunbed business concerned,

(b) employ a person who is under 18 years of age to supervise the use of a sunbed on a sunbed premises.

(2) A person who is supervising the use of a sunbed shall ensure that—

(a) the person using the sunbed is over the age of 18 years,

(b) protective eyewear is made available, as required by section 7 ,

(c) a copy of the information prescribed under section 15 (1) has been provided to the person proposing to use the sunbed and that the person concerned has had an opportunity to read that information, and

(d) the form referred to in section 15 (2) has been signed by the person who proposes to use the sunbed.

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