Last updated: 31 August 2023

Next review: 31 August 2024

It is a criminal offence for businesses to sell age-restricted products such as alcohol, cigarettes, knives and fireworks to people too young to legally buy them.

It is also illegal to sell videos and computer games to persons under the classified age.

Offenders will be fined and may face prison terms.

How to report underage sales

You can report underage sales via our online form.

If you are unable to complete our online form please email, call, or visit a Library Plus branch for advice on how to complete the form.