The present thesis not only aims to identify the criminal matters of tattooing minors but also to offer a solution to this problem. In the first part, the conditions under which getting tattooed is a personal injury are described. In addition, it deals with the question whether and under which circumstances a caused injury can also be considered as an accidental injury, a severe one, or even a defacement. The second part covers the consent as well as potential defects of consent, unconscionability and clarification errors. In the third part, the capacity of the minor to consent is examined. Furthermore, the role of the parents is explained and it is clarified, if they can prevent a tattoo.