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Cinemas require to be licensed by the local authority. Such a licence is required for the showing of wireless broadcasts. Local authority officers and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will make inspections of the premises prior to issuing of a licence.

The application form is available electronically – see the related downloads section on this page.

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.

Data Protection Information - Cinema Licensing

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.

An information sheet accompanies documentation provided to applicants and is published in the 'Related Downloads' section on this page.

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