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Children and Community Services Amendment (Body Piercing) Bill 2007

Bill No. 230
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Children and the Community Services Act 2004, in order to make it an offence for a person to pierce any part of the body of a child (defined in the Act as a person under the age of 18) without obtaining written consent of the child's parent. The Bill will provide the same penalty for body piercing a child under the age of 18 as already exists for tattooing or branding a child.

Private Members Bill introduced by Dr Janet May Woollard

Status Referred to the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/29/2007  
First Reading 08/29/2007  
Second Reading 08/29/2007  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/07/2008  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee  05/07/2008