1. In this Act, the expression “detective or security agency” or “agency” means any person who, for remuneration, acts as a detective, investigates offences, gathers or supplies information on the character or behaviour of others, or provides the services of guards or watchmen.
Such expression does not include:
(a) information agencies supplying exclusively to their members or subscribers information as to the solvency of persons;
(b) practising advocates and claims adjusters;
(c) any person who renders his personal services, directly and without an intermediary, as an investigator, guard or watchman in the capacity of a salaried employee.