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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

Section 96 Prohibition on sale or hire of sunbeds to persons under 18

191.This section bans the sale or hire of sunbeds to persons under 18.

192.Subsection (1) sets out the offence of sale and subsection (2) sets out the offence of hire. Subsection (3) provides a defence for a seller or hirer, if the seller or hirer believed a person to be 18 or over and had taken reasonable steps to establish a person’s age.

193.Subsection (5) provides a list of documents that can be used to demonstrate proof of age. Subsection (6) allows the operator to rely on steps taken by an employee or agent.

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