22 Beauticians, Tattooists, Body Piercers, Solarium, Nail Technicians
22 BEAUTICIANS, TATTOOISTS, BODY PIERCERS AND SOLARIUM OPERATORS AND NAIL TECHNICIANS
This section is made pursuant to Section 145 of the Local Government Act 2002
22.1 This section of the bylaw applies to premises at which beauty therapists, nail technicians, skin piercers, solarium and tattooists operate their trade.
22.2 Unless otherwise specified, in the following provisions in this section, beauty therapists, nail technicians, skin piercers, solarium and tattoo operators shall be referred to as practitioners.
22.3 Nothing in this Bylaw shall be construed as requiring any person to perform a prescribed process on any other person.
No person shall use any premises for beauty therapy, nail augmentation, solarium, skin piercing and tattoo practices unless the premises is licenced by Council and the licence is still in force.
22.4.1 A licence shall not be issued unless the premises concerned complies with all requirements of this bylaw. See Schedule 8.
22.4.2 A practitioner may only practice in a premises licenced by Council for that purpose.
22.5 Exemptions from the requirements of licencing
This part of the bylaw does not apply in the following circumstances:
(a) Where beauty therapy, nail augmentation, skin piercing, solarium use and tattooing is carried out in the practice of medicine, dentistry, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy or podiatry, by a practitioner who holds formally recognised qualification(s) in their field.
(b) A person acting under the direction or supervision of any such qualified practitioner.
(c) Any tertiary educational institution authorised to train persons to become qualified in the practices of beauty therapy and/or nail technology.
(d) A situation where an Authorised Officer is satisfied that compliance with any requirements of this bylaw would be impractical or unreasonable having regard to the premises in question, or the prescribed process being undertaken. A written exemption may be granted with such modifications, and subject to such conditions as are in the interests of public health as may be desirable in the circumstances.