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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

Section 100 Duty to provide information to sunbed users

198.Under this section sunbed operators must provide sunbed users with information on the effects on health of sunbed use. It is an offence to fail to provide the information but subsection (4) provides a defence. Subsection (2) states that the information to be provided must be the information prescribed by the Scottish Ministers in regulations. This information is to be provided on each occasion a person uses a sunbed on sunbed premises. Under subsection (5), the Scottish Ministers may prescribe the information that is to be provided and the form and manner in which it is to be provided.

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