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Offensive Weapons Bill

Offensive Weapons Bill

Proposed Age Restrictions on the Sale of Knives – The Offensive Weapons Bill According to knife crime statistics published by the House of Commons in November 2018, over 40,000 offences…

Gambling Commission Consultation

Gambling Commission Consultation

Gambling Commission Consultation Paper on Age & Identity Verification The Gambling Commission is currently concerned about the dangers on underage gambling. To this end they launched a public consultation…

Dutchman brings lawsuit

Legal Challenge to Birth Date

“Why Can’t I Decide My Own Age?” – Legal Challenge In numerous AgeChecked blogs we have reported on the problems of young people attempting to pass themselves off as…

National Lottery Age Limit Could Rise

National Lottery Age Limit Could Rise

National Lottery Age Limit Could Rise Earlier this year the UK Culture Minister initiated a governmental review of the impact playing National Lottery games has on players under the…

Age Verification for Teeth Whitening

Age Verification for Teeth Whitening

Age Verification for Teeth Whitening Sparkling white US smiles have seduced millions worldwide into searching for ways to roll back the years on yellowing teeth or remove unsightly stains….

Video Games Can Lead to Underage Gambling

Digital Economy Act

The Digital Economy Act and Age Verification The Digital Economy Act (DEA) passed into law in the UK in 2017. The act makes it illegal for vendors to allow…

Age Verification for Online Pharmacies

Age Verification for Online Pharmacies

Age Verification for Online Pharmacies As more and more of our lives transfer online it gets ever more important to check that the services we’re offered are legal and…

How Can Age Verification on Live Streaming Websites Help Protect Children?

How Can Age Verification on Live Streaming Websites Help Protect Children?

How Can Age Verification on Live Streaming Websites Help Protect Children? Live streaming took off in 2016 when it became widely available across a range of social media platforms….

Would Age Verification Help to Limit the Influence of Violent Messaging in Drill Music

Would Age Verification Help to Limit the Influence of Violent Messaging in Drill Music?

Could Age Verification Help Limit the Influence of Violent Messaging in Drill Music? Drill music recently hit the headlines when UK Police asked YouTube to take down over 30…

Video Games Can Lead to Underage Gambling

Video Games Can Lead to Underage Gambling

Video Games Can Lead to Underage Gambling The addictive quality of online games such as Fortnite has been recognised for a while as a concern in the UK. However,…

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