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The Sunbeds (2011 Act) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

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This Order brings into operation on 1st May 2012, insofar as not already in operation, the following provisions of the Sunbeds Act (Northern Ireland) 2011:

  • section 1 prohibition on allowing use of sunbeds by persons under 18;

  • section 2 prohibition on sale or hire of sunbeds to persons under 18;

  • section 3 prohibition on allowing unsupervised use of sunbeds;

  • section 4 duty on sunbed operators, hirers and sellers to provide information to sunbed users, or buyers etc.;

  • section 5 duty on sunbed operators to display an information notice;

  • section 6 prohibition on the provision or display of other information;

  • section 7 provision of protective eyewear;

  • section 10 exemption for medical treatment;

  • section 11 enforcement by district councils;

  • section 12 fixed penalties for certain offences;

  • section 13 obstruction of authorised officers;

  • section 15 offences by bodies corporate etc;

  • section 16 regulations;

  • Schedule 1 powers of authorised officers; and

  • Schedule 2 fixed penalties.

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