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The provisions of this chapter shall not be applicable to any person conducting or participating in any religious ceremony or service when such person holds a certificate of ordination as a minister, missionary, medium, healer, clairvoyant, or similar position (hereinafter collectively referred to as minister) from any bona fide church or religious association having a creed or set of religious principles that is recognized by all churches of like faith which provides for fortunetelling; provided that;
(A) Except as provided in division (C) hereof, the minister's fees, gratuities, emoluments, and profits shall be regularly accounted for and paid solely to or for the benefit of the bona fide church or religious association, as defined in this section.
(B) The minister holding a certificate of ordination from such bona fide church or religious association, as defined in this section, shall file with the Director of Finance a certified copy of the minister's certificate of ordination and the minister's name, age, street, address, and telephone number in this city where the activity set forth in this section is to be conducted.
(C) Such bona fide church or religious association, as defined in this section, may pay to its ministers a salary or compensation based upon a percentage basis, pursuant to an agreement between the church or religious association and the minister which is embodied in a resolution and transcribed in the minutes of such church or religious association.
('86 Code, § 5.14.140) (Ord. 4001, passed - - )