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Advice for body piercing businesses on the law for intimate piercing for people under the age of 18.

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First published:
1 February 2018
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Public Health (Wales) Act 2017: Information for body piercing businesses and practitioners , file type: PDF, file size: 451 KB

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The law states that:

  • you do not intimately pierce a child under the age of 18
  • you do not make arrangements to do so