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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar


Liquor, Civic Government, Gambling and Marriage Licenses

General Information

The Comhairle’s legal services section deals with licensing. Our main functions concerning licensing include:
  • the management and administration of the Licensing Board.
  • the management and administration of Licensing under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

Statement of Licensing Policy for the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 6 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 requires every Licensing Board to publish a Statement of Licensing Policy every three years. This Policy came into effect in November 2013 and will continue in effect until November 2016.

Western Isles Licensing Board’s Policy (PDF, 210k)


Members of the Western Isles Licensing Board

  • David Blaney (Convener)
  • Donnie Steel
  • Uisdean Robertson
  • Neil Beaton
  • Catherine Macdonald
  • Donald Macleod
  • Zena Stewart
  • Iain Mackenzie
  • Iain Macaulay
  • John Mackay

For further information, please contact:

Name: Iain Smith
Licensing Standards Officer

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Sandwick Road
Isle of Lewis

Tel: 01851 822619