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The suggestion in the House on May 1 2013 that laws be passed requiring mandatory government registration of anyone who receives a tattoo in Queensland

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Sharron Campbell
8 Mari Place
NARANGBA QLD 4504

Total Signatures - 338

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 13/05/2013

Closing Date: 6/08/2013

Tabled Date: 7/08/2013

Responded By: Hon Jarrod Bleijie MP on 3/09/2013

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House that any law requiring those who receive a tattoo in Queensland to be registered with government would be inherently offensive.  It would represent an unjustified infringement of privacy, imply that the tattooed are more likely than not to engage or aid in criminal activity, and involve a waste of finite government resources.

 

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to assure the people of Queensland that the House will pass no laws creating a mandatory government register of the tattooed or of those who receive a tattoo.