Legislative intervention in Queensland to restrict access to solariums and cosmetic procedures by children and young persons
Cockburn, Tina L. & Madden, Bill (2009) Legislative intervention in Queensland to restrict access to solariums and cosmetic procedures by children and young persons. Journal of Law and Medicine, 16(4), pp. 653-665.
Breaking new ground, Queensland has enacted laws restricting access to cosmetic surgery by those under 18 years of age. Legislation in other Australian jurisdictions is narrower in scope, focusing on niche areas such as solarium use, tattoos and body piercing. Even in those niche areas there are inconsistencies of approach and now the unique Queensland cosmetic surgery restrictions further raise the prospects of “medical tourism” and highlight the difficulties of differing legislation throughout Australia. All implementations, however, face the same challenge: to balance protection of vulnerable children, respect for a young person's autonomy and due regard to parental consent.
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|Deposited On:||12 Mar 2009 14:13|
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