4. Application of Act

    The provisions of this Act do not apply to any of the following persons, that is to say

    (a) a certificated practitioner (within the meaning of the Legal Practice Act 2003)

    (b) a public accountant acting in the ordinary course of his profession or calling as such;

    (c) the Sheriff, or any deputy Sheriff or other officer appointed to assist the Sheriff in the execution of his duties appointed pursuant to Part IX of the Supreme Court Act 1935, acting in pursuance of his duties as Sheriff, deputy Sheriff or officer;

    (d) a bailiff or assistant bailiff appointed under Part 7 Division 1 of the Civil Judgments Enforcement Act 2004;

    (e) a liquidator, receiver, or trustee acting in pursuance of his duties as such;

    (f) a bank;

    (fa) a corporation that is a friendly society within the meaning of section 16C of the Life Insurance Act 1995 of the Commonwealth;

    (fb) a trustee company carrying on business pursuant to any Act of this State or the Commonwealth;

    (g) a person who is an officer, employee or clerk of any person, body or authority referred in the preceding paragraphs of this section and who is acting in the ordinary course of the profession, calling or business of, and on behalf of that person, body or authority; and

    (h) a person, body or authority and his or its officers or employees acting in pursuance of his duties as such exempted by the regulations from the application of this Act, who or which does anything pursuant to any Act or law that but for an exemption granted under this paragraph would constitute him or it a debt collector.

    [Section 4 amended by No. 26 of 1999 s. 73(3); No. 65 of 2003 s. 28; No. 59 of 2004 s. 141.]



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