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Persons wishing to operate a fair on private or local authority owned land are required to obtain a Public Entertainment Licence under the Civic Government Scotland Act 1982 from the local authority. Separate permission to site on local authority land will also be required.

For further information on Public Entertainment Licences, please refer to the Related Links section.

If you require further information about this topic please contact the Licensing Team, Legal Services, on telephone: 01856873535 extensions 2229 or 2232 or via email.

If you would like to see someone in person to discuss a licensing matter please contact the Licensing Team to make an appointment.

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