Health (Cloth Materials) Regulations 1985


11/Nov/1998 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    7. Used furnishings to be cleaned

    (1) Used bedding, upholstery, carpets, curtains, soft floor coverings, cushions and similar articles shall not be sold or hired out for the purpose of trade by a secondhand dealer if they have previously been used for any purpose until they have been treated by an approved process of cleansing and disinfection and are not in a verminous condition.

    (2) This regulation does not apply to the private sale or hire by any person or his legal representative (not being a secondhand dealer)

    (a) of any used bedding, upholstery, carpets, curtains, soft floor coverings, cushions and similar articles that have been used by the vendor or members of his family in his own home, apartment or building;

    (b) of any used bedding, upholstery, carpets, curtains, soft floor coverings, cushions and similar articles in conjunction with and in the one transaction with the sale or hire of a house, apartment or building in which such articles have been fitted, installed or used;

    (c) of any used car, boat, aircraft, truck or caravan.



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