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The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985

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Tattooing, [F1semi-permanent skin-colouring, cosmetic piercing] and electrolysisN.I.

14.—(1) A person shall not in any district in which this Article is in force carry on the business—

(a)of tattooing;

[F1(aa)of semi-permanent skin-colouring;

(b)of cosmetic piercing; or]

(c)of electrolysis,

unless he is registered by the council for the district under this Article.

(2) A person shall only carry on a business mentioned in paragraph (1) in any district in which this Article is in force in premises registered under this Article for the carrying on of that business; but a person who carries on the business of tattooing,[F1 semi-permanent skin-colouring, cosmetic piercing] or electrolysis and is registered under this Article as carrying on that business does not contravene this paragraph merely because he sometimes visits people at their request to tattoo them, or as the case may be, to[F1 carry out semi-permanent skin-colouring on them, pierce their bodies] or give them electrolysis.

(3) Subject to Article 15(8)(b), on application for registration under this Article, a council shall register the applicant and the premises where he desires to carry on his business and shall issue to the applicant a certificate of registration.

(4) An application for registration under this Article shall be accompanied by such particulars as the council may reasonably require.

(5) The particulars that the council may require include, without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (4)—

(a)particulars as to the premises where the applicant desires to carry on his business; and

(b)particulars of any conviction of the applicant under Article 15,

but do not include information about individual people whom the applicant has tattooed or given electrolysis[F1, whose bodies he has pierced or on whom he has carried out semi-permanent skin-colouring].

(6) A council may charge such reasonable fees as it may determine for registration under this Article.

(7) A council may make byelaws for the purposes of securing—

(a)the cleanliness of premises registered under this Article and fittings in such premises;

(b)the cleanliness of persons so registered and persons assisting persons so registered in the business in respect of which they are registered;

(c)the cleansing and, so far as is appropriate, the sterilisation of instruments, materials and equipment used in connection with a business in respect of which a person is registered under this Article.

(8) Nothing in this Article shall extend to the carrying on of a business such as is mentioned in paragraph (1) by or under the supervision of a person who is registered as a medical practitioner or to premises on which any such business is carried on by or under the supervision of such a person.

[F1(9) In this Article “semi-permanent skin-colouring” means the insertion of semi-permanent colouring into a person's skin.]

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