Age Restricted Sales
The list of products that are restricted includes, but is not limited to:
|Tobacco Products||18 and over|
|Offensive weapons, Knives, Crossbows, Airguns and pellets||18 and over|
|Caps, cracker snaps, novelty matches party poppers, serpents and throwdowns||16 and over|
|Fireworks and sparklers||18 and over|
|Videos and video computer games||12, 15 and 18 and over classifications|
|Solvents||18 and over|
|Butane cigarette lighter refills||18 and over|
|Aerosol Spray Paints||16 and over|
|Alcohol||18 and over|
Most retailers operate a policy of asking for proof of age if a person looks under 21 or 25. This is supported by Milton Keynes Trading Standards who recommend retailers ask for either a passport, drivers licence or “PASS” approved ID card.
How to report underage sales
If you choose to give us your name and contact details, the personal information you provide will be retained confidentially by Milton Keynes Council in accordance with any legal or statutory requirements. Visit our privacy statement pages for more information.
If you need in-depth advice we are happy to provide assistance, including staff training, that will reduce the likelihood of sales being made to underage children. Contact our Business Advice team for more information by calling 01908 252818.
Last Updated: 11 May 2018