- Meaning of Hypnotism
- Will Tacit Consent Apply?
- What if the Application is refused?
- Consumer Complaints
If you wish to show, demonstrate or perform a hypnotism act in public in Haringey, you must have authorisation from Haringey Council.
Any exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism (as defined in the Hypnotism Act 1952) requires the express written consent of the council as licensing authority.
The application must be submitted no less than 28 days before the date on which the 'display' is scheduled to take place. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. You must comply with any conditions attached to an authorisation.
The premises at which hypnotism will take place must hold a premises licence or a club premises certificate issued under the Licensing Act 2003.
"Hypnotism" includes hypnotism, mesmerism and any similar act or process which produces or is intended to produce in any person any form of induced sleep or trance in which the susceptibility of the mind of that person to suggestion or direction is increased or intended to be increased but does not include hypnotism, mesmerism or any such similar act or process which is self-induced (Hypnotism Act 1952 section 6).
No. It is in the public interest that we process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, please contact the us using the details at the bottom of the page.
Where tacit consent is applicable, it will only apply for licences / registrations that are submitted electronically or the business can show proof of delivery from a post office or recognised courier.
Please contact us in the first instance.
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the service provider by you - preferably in the form of 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. You can find the websites of these organisations in the external links section.
The Licensing Team
Level 1 North - River Park House
225 High Road
Tel 020 8489 1335