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(A) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any person solely by reason of the fact that he or she is engaged in the business of entertaining the public by demonstrations of mind reading, mental telepathy, thought conveyance, or the giving of horoscopic readings, at public places and in the presence of and within the hearing of other persons and at which no questions are answered, as part of such entertainment, except in a manner to permit all persons present at such public place to hear such answers.
(B) No person shall be required to pay any fee or take out any permit for conducting or participating in any religious ceremony or service when such person holds a certificate of ordination as a minister, missionary, medium, healer, or clairvoyant, hereafter collectively referred to as minister, from any bona fide church or religious association maintaining a church and holding regular services and having a creed or set of religious principles that is recognized by all churches of like faith, provided that:
(1) Except as provided in division (3) below, the fees, gratuities, emoluments, and profits thereof 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 division (B).
(2) The minister holding a certificate of ordination from such bona fide church or religious association, as defined in this division (B), shall file with the City Manager a certified copy of the minister's certificate of ordination with the minister's name, age, street address, and phone number in this city where the activity set forth in this division (B) is to be conducted.
(3) Such bona fide church or religious association, as defined in this division (B), may pay to its ministers a salary or compensation based upon the percentage basis, pursuant to an agreement between the church and the minister which is embodied in a resolution and transcribed in the minutes of such church or religious association.
(`67 Code, § 6-10-8) (Ord. 85-15, passed 10-28-85)