Health and safety

Underage sales

Legislation:

  • The Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (as amended)
  • The Children and Young Persons (Protection from Tobacco) Act 1991(as amended) 

It is an offence to sell Shisha containing tobacco to anyone under the age of 18. If you think someone is underage you need to ask them for ID. A sign saying “it is illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 18” must be displayed. Selling a Shisha product to an underage person carries a maximum penalty of £2,500.

Contact Trading standards

Telephone: 03454 040 506