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AR 233/2017 ARTIFICIAL TANNING REGULATION

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ALBERTA REGULATION 233/2017

Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act

ARTIFICIAL TANNING REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definitions

                2      Prescribed forms of identification

                3      Advertising directed to minors

                4      Signage

                5      Enforcement officers

                6      Coming into force

Definitions

1   In this Regulation, “Act” means the Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act.

Prescribed forms of identification

2(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the following forms of identification are prescribed as acceptable for the purposes of section 2 of the Act as proof of a person’s age:

                               (a)    an operator’s licence or driver’s licence;

                              (b)    a passport;


                               (c)    a Canadian permanent resident card;

                              (d)    a Canadian Armed Forces identity card;

                               (e)    other documentation that is issued by the Government of Canada, the government of a province or the government of another country.

(2)  Subsection (1) applies only if the form of identification is valid and shows the person’s full name, photograph, date of birth and signature.

Advertising directed to minors

3   For the purposes of section 4 of the Act, advertising directed to minors includes advertising that

                               (a)    is placed in media that are targeted at persons who are less than 18 years of age, or

                              (b)    employs depictions that are targeted at persons who are less than 18 years of age.

Signage

4(1)  A person who sells, offers for sale or provides artificial tanning services shall post signage in the form, content and colour as depicted, and in the dimensions as set out, in the Standards for Artificial Tanning Facility Signage developed by the Minister and posted on the Government of Alberta website, as amended or replaced from time to time.

(2)  A person who sells, offers for sale or provides artificial tanning services shall post the signage specified in subsection (1) in accordance with the following:

                               (a)    one entrance sign must be displayed at each customer entrance door, with each sign

                                        (i)    located within 0.5 metre of the entrance door, and

                                      (ii)    visible to individuals entering the facility;

                              (b)    one sign facing customers must be displayed at each point of sale, with each sign

                                        (i)    located within 1.0 metre of each cash register or other place in the artificial tanning facility where payment is made and identification is verified, and

                                      (ii)    visible to a prospective customer at the cash register or other place in the artificial tanning facility where payment is made and identification is verified;

                               (c)    one sign facing employees must be displayed at each point of sale, with each sign

                                        (i)    located within 1.0 metre of each cash register or other place in the artificial tanning facility where payment is made and identification is verified, and

                                      (ii)    visible to an employee at the cash register or place in the artificial tanning facility where payment is made and identification is verified;

                              (d)    one health warning sign must be displayed near each piece of artificial tanning equipment, with each sign

                                        (i)    located within 1.0 metre of the piece of artificial tanning equipment, and

                                      (ii)    visible to a customer before using the artificial tanning equipment.

(3)  A person who sells, offers for sale or provides artificial tanning services shall ensure that the signage referred to in subsections (1) and (2) is kept in good condition, unobstructed and clearly visible at all times.

Enforcement officers

5   Individuals appointed by a regional health authority as executive officers under section 9 of the Public Health Act are designated as enforcement officers for the purposes of the Act.

Coming into force

6   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of sections 1, 2(1), (2) and (4) and 3 to 12 of the Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act.