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Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010

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9.The Act has 14 sections and a Schedule. Section 1 contains the main interpretative provisions. Section 2 imposes a duty on a person carrying on a sunbed business to ensure that sunbeds are not used, or offered for use, or accessed by a person aged under 18. Section 3 contains an exemption for medical treatment. Sections 4 to 6 contain powers to make regulations in connection with sunbed use. Section 7 and the Schedule to the Act relate to enforcement of the provisions of the Act. Section 8 concerns further offences supporting the enforcement provisions of the Act. Section 9 concerns offences committed by companies and other incorporated bodies. Sections 10 and 11 make further provision about regulations made under sections 4 to 6. Sections 12, 13 and 14 cover interpretation, financial provisions, the short title, commencement and extent respectively.

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