Review of the Tattoo Parlours Act 2012

Publication date: Monday, 5 June 2017

The Department of Justice is inviting you to have a say on the review of the Tattoo Parlours Act 2012.

The review aims to assess whether the Act is still meeting its policy objectives and whether its terms are still able to secure those objectives.

The policy objectives of the Tattoo Parlours Act 2012 were to:

  • remove organised criminal gangs from the tattoo parlour industry and enhance public safety in and around these premises
  • ensure tattoo parlours cannot be used to launder the proceeds of crime
  • appropriately and effectively regulate tattoo parlours, to ensure these premises are not used to conduct illicit activity.

The consultation period is open until Friday, 25 August 2017.

For more information, including how to make a submission, please visit our page about the Review of the Tattoo Parlours Act 2012