Age restricted products, retailers responsibilities and how we tackle the problem
It is an offence to sell alcohol to persons under the age of 18 years of age.
You must refuse to sell any product that you believe might be misused by a youngster.
It is an offence to sell tobacco products to persons under the age of 18.
The law prohibits the supply of aerosol spray paint to persons under 16.
It is illegal to sell adult fireworks or sparklers to anyone under the age of 18'.
Selling knives and offensive weapons to persons under 18 years is illegal.
It is illegal to supply unclassified or age restricted media to underage persons.
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16 -16½ year old volunteers to help with tobacco, alcohol, firework and solvent test purchasing to check shops are complying with the law.