Shops (Conditions of Employment) Act, 1938

Non-application of Act.

4.—(1) Nothing in this Act shall apply to any fair lawfully held or to any bazaar or sale of work for charitable or other purposes from which no private profit is derived or to any library at which the business of lending books or periodicals is not carried on for the purposes of gain other than that of making profits for some philanthropic or charitable object (including any religious or educational object) or for any club or institution which is not itself carried on for purposes of gain.

(2) This Act shall not, save where otherwise expressly provided, apply in respect of—

(a) a member of the staff of a shop who is a relative of the proprietor of such shop, or

(b) a member of the staff of a shop in which Post Office business is carried on who is appointed by the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, or

(c) a person (other than a member of the staff of a shop) who does shop work for the proprietor of such shop and who is a relative of such proprietor, or

(d) railway refreshment-car attendants or railway refreshment-cars.