Restricting “freedom of tattoos” is a necessary protection for minors

  Tattooing is to pierce the bottom of the skin with a needle with ink to draw patterns or text on the skin. It will leave a “brand” on the human body that is difficult to remove. To remove the tattoo, the treatment process is not easy. At present, laser treatment is mainly used to clean tattoos, which is expensive and the removal effect cannot be guaranteed. Not only that, if the tattoo is not standardized, it may also bring skin diseases or infectious diseases.
  Despite the drawbacks of tattoos, some minors still get tattoos on impulse. The problem of minor tattoos needs to be addressed squarely.
  Minors are still immature and may do irrational things on impulse, not to mention tattoos that can cause direct physical harm. This is why primary and secondary schools will make repeated orders and require students to strictly abide by school discipline and not get tattoos. Legally speaking, minors are persons without or with limited capacity for civil conduct, so it is necessary to restrict minors’ “freedom of tattooing”. Recommendations on the issue of tattoos for minors: when getting tattoos, the identity must be checked and the age must be found. The tattoos of minors must have a guardian present and obtain written consent; establish a legal risk warning system for tattoos… These suggestions clarify the identification of tattoos And the obligation of notification is targeted and worthy of recognition.
  To solve the problem of minor tattoos, in addition to verifying the identity information of the parties and fulfilling the obligation of notification by the merchants, relevant departments also need to strengthen the supervision of the tattoo industry. Some experts said that according to relevant laws and regulations, tattoos and removal of tattoos belong to the beauty salon and medical beauty industries. They are managed by the business department and the health department. It is inevitable that there will be discrepancies in relevant regulations, unclear law enforcement authority, and responsibilities. Deviations and other issues. Therefore, it is necessary to regulate the tattoo industry, clarify the supervision department, plug the loopholes in supervision, and guide the tattoo industry on the right track. This is also crucial to solving the problem of minor tattoos.
  Restricting the “freedom of tattooing” of minors is a necessary measure to strengthen the protection of minors. This can also be an opportunity to standardize and rectify the entire tattoo industry. In the protection of minors, all-round protection must be implemented and no “dead corners” must be left. Considering that tattoos can harm the physical and mental health of minors, or even lead them astray, it is better not too late to restrict minors’ “freedom of tattoos”.