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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

Section 98 Prohibition on allowing unsupervised use of sunbeds

195.This section prohibits allowing the unsupervised use of sunbeds. It is an offence for an operator of a sunbed premises to allow a person to use a sunbed on those premises without supervision, unless the operator can provide a reasonable excuse.

196.Under subsection (2) sunbed premises are regarded as being supervised if the operator or an employee or agent of the operator is present on the sunbed premises at any time a person is using a sunbed on those premises.

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