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Licence - Stage Hypnotism

Licence - Stage Hypnotism

Licence summary


If you wish to show, demonstrate or perform a hypnotism act in public within Clackmannanshire, you must either have permission, or the premises must hold a public entertainment licence or a theatre licence.

Permission in Clackmannanshire is obtained from Clackmannanshire Council as the responsible local authority for issuing public entertainment or theatre licences.
You must comply with any conditions attached to an authorisation.

Eligibility Criteria


The premises must hold a public entertainment or theatre licence or the performance has been authorised by the local authority.

A permit is not required where the premises where the performance of the hypnotism is to be carried out holds a public entertainment or theatre licence. In all other circumstances, you must apply for a hypnotism permit.

Regulation Summary


The applicant must intend to carry out an exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism at premises that do not hold either a public entertainment or theatre licence.

Application Evaluation Process


No provisions in legislation

Will Tacit Consent Apply?


Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the local authority by the end of the target completion period of 6 months from receipt of the completed application form.

Apply online


Application for consent to conduct an exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism

Failed Application Redress


Please contact our Licensing Administrator in the first instance.

Licence Holder Redress


Please contact our Licensing Administrator in the first instance.

Consumer Complaint


We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other Redress


None

Trade Associations



Please note that fees lodged with any Licence application are non-refundable.

For Further Information Contact

Licensing Administrator, Community and Regulatory
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: +44 (0)1259 452093 / 450000
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