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Pluralities Act 1838

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XXXNot to extend to Spiritual Persons engaged in keeping Schools, or as Tutors, &c. in respect of any thing done, or any buying or selling in such Employment ; or to selling any thing bon& fide bought for the Use of the Family, or to being a Manager, &c. in any Benefit or Life or Fire Assurance Society; or buying and selling: Cattle, &c. for the Use of his own Lands, &c.

Provided always, and be it enacted, That nothing hereinbefore contained shall subject to any Penalty or Forfeiture any Spiritual Person for keeping a School or Seminary, or acting as a Schoolmaster or Tutor or Instructor, or being in any Manner concerned or engaged in giving Instruction or Education for Profit or Reward, or for buying or selling or doing any other Thing in relation to the Management of any such School, Seminary, or Employment, or to any Spiritual Person whatever for the buying of any Goods, Wares, or Merchandizes, or Articles of any Description, which shall without Fraud be bought with Intent at the buying thereof to be used by the Spiritual Person buying the same for his Family or in his Household, and after the buying of any such Goods, Wares, or Merchandizes, or Articles, selling the same again or any Parts thereof which such Person may not want or choose to keep, although the same shall be sold at an advanced Price beyond that which may have been given for the same; or for disposing of any Books or other Works to or by means of any Bookseller or Publisher ; or for being a Manager, Director, Partner, or Shareholder in any Benefit Society, or Fire or Life Assurance Society, by whatever Name or Designation such Society may have been constituted ; or for any buying, or selling again for Gain or Profit, of any Cattle or Corn or other Articles necessary or convenient to be bought, sold, kept, or maintained by any Spiritual Person, or any other Person for him or to his Use, for the Occupation, manuring, improving, Pasturage, or Profit of any Glebe, Demesne Lands, or other Lands or Hereditaments which may be lawfully held and occupied, possessed, or enjoyed by such Spiritual Person, or any other for him or to his Use ; or for selling any Minerals the Produce of Mines situated on his own Lands; so nevertheless that no such Spiritual Person shall buy or sell any Cattle or Corn or other Articles as aforesaid in Person in any Market, Fair, or Place of public Sale.

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