Etma01 W100

Question 1(a)

A person whom owns a sunbed business must be aware of many legal requirements when
having a sunbed business. If you were to carry on a sunbed you would need to be aware of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010.
There are clear statements providing the information for people carrying on a sunbed business. These are being aware that all people using the sunbeds are above the legal age of 18, no one under the age of 18 is to be offered any promotions within the business regarding usage of sunbeds and that no one under the age of 18 is within an enclosed room containing a sunbed. They must also confirm with their employees the seriousness of the regulation if any of the regulation is broken as the person whom owns the business would receive a punishment.

Question 1 (b)

If a person carrying on a sunbed business is guilty of an offence under the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 Section 2 subsection (1) there is a possible punishment of receiving a fine and conviction. The fine is usually a maximum of £20,000. However, they could possibly lose their business if they have committed more than one offence and have no possibility of paying the amount of the fine issued.

Question 2

There are particular circumstances in which the use of a sunbed is exempt from the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010.
These circumstances are concerning medical treatment. If someone is advised to use a sunbed for medical treatment the person who authorises the treatment must be a registered medical practitioner under the National Health Service. If this is the case then the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 will become void for a person under the age of 18 as the use is for medical treatment only.
They are also exempt from the requirements of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 when the sunbed is made available for use in a healthcare environment for medical treatment. For example, a hospital has certain places where a sunbed is made particularly for this kind of situation and it...