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Sunbeds Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 8: Requirements in relation to training

Places a duty on operators of sunbed premises and hirers /sellers of sunbeds to secure that those who allow people to use sunbeds are trained to a required standard as may be prescribed.  Failure to do so is an offence.  It also provides that there is a defence for the operator of sunbed premises, hirers and sellers of sunbeds to prove that they took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of such an offence.

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