Agenda item

The Making of Consolidated Byelaws Relating to Health Promotion

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The report was to seek Members’ approval for Council to pass a resolution to adopt the provisions of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 as amended by the Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 and make new byelaws relating to acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis in the form of consolidated byelaws.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that (i) Members pass the resolution to adopt the provisions of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 as amended to apply in the area of this Council for the following – Article 13 – Acupuncture; Article 14 – Tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis; Article 15 – Provisions supplementary to Articles 13 and 14; Article 16 – Power to enter premises; (ii) Council makes byelaws relating to the above in the form of consolidated byelaws and submits the byelaws to the Department of Health for confirmation; (iii) Council revokes all current byelaws relating to the above with effect from the date the new byelaws come into effect; and (iv) Council authorises the Chief Executive to carry out the necessary procedures and apply to the Department of Health for the confirmation and implementation of the new byelaws.

 

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