Orkney Islands Council
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Market Operator's Licence

A Market Operators Licence under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 issued by Orkney Islands Council is required to operate any private market. This could be covered or not and carried on by any person other than a local or public authority, at which goods are offered by more than one seller for sale by retail to the public.

On this page is all the information you will require to apply for a Market Operator's Licence.

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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