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To undertake any exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism on any living person at a premises must be authorised under the Licensing Act 2003.
The council regulates Hypnotism under Chapter 46 of the Hypnotism Act 1952.
The administration and enforcement of Hypnotism is our responsibility.
Who can apply?
You must be the person responsible for the premises where the exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism is to take place.
The premises where the hypnotism is to take place must not have been previously prohibited from allowing an exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism to take place.
The hypnotist mustn’t have been convicted of an offence under the Hypnotism Act 1952 or of an offence involving the breach of a condition regulating the exhibition, demonstration or performance.
Return your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees and charges
There is no requirement to pay a fee for consent to perform hypnotism.
After we receive your application
Once your application has been formally accepted, we’ll consult with the Responsible authorities seeking comments in relation to the application.
Comments will be considered before determining an application by the Licensing Section.
Should no comments be received, then Consent will be normally be granted.
Any person objecting to an application for the grant, renewal or transfer of a licence may give written notice of their objection to the council, stating the grounds of the objection, within 28 days of the date of the application. Please email email@example.com
The applicant must forward a copy of the application to both representatives of Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire Authority at the same time the application is submitted to the Licensing Authority.
Force Licensing Officer
Force Licensing Department
55 Museum Street
Cheshire Fire Authority