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SUMMARY OFFENCES ACT 2005 - SECT 19
Tattooing minor prohibited
19 Tattooing minor prohibited
(1) A person must not perform tattooing on a minor.
penalty—40 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.
(2) In this section—
(a) means the process of penetrating a person’s skin and
inserting into it colour pigments to make a permanent mark, pattern or design
on the skin; and
(b) includes any process that penetrates the skin and
inserts into it colour pigments to make a semipermanent mark, pattern or
design on the skin including for example—
(i) the process known as cosmetic
(ii) the process for applying semipermanent make-up.
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