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3Exemption for medical treatmentE+W

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(1)The use of a sunbed falls within this subsection if—

(a)the use is for the purpose of medical treatment provided under the supervision or direction of a registered medical practitioner, and

(b)the sunbed is a dedicated sunbed in, or provided by, a healthcare establishment.

(2)Section 2(1)(a) does not apply to any use of a sunbed that falls within subsection (1).

(3)Section 2(1)(b) does not apply to an offer to make a sunbed available for use in a case where the use of the sunbed would fall within subsection (1).

(4)Section 2(1)(c) does not apply in a case where a person is present in a restricted zone for the purpose of any use of a sunbed in that zone that would fall within subsection (1).

(5)In subsection (1)—

  • dedicated sunbed” means a sunbed that is made available only for use for the purpose of medical treatment;

  • healthcare establishment” means—

    (a)

    in England, a hospital as defined by section 275 of the National Health Service Act 2006;

    (b)

    in Wales, a hospital as defined by section 206 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 or an independent hospital, independent clinic, or independent medical agency within the meaning of the Care Standards Act 2000.

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