12. The following merchants are exempt from the obligation to hold an itinerant merchant’s permit and to furnish a security:
(a) a merchant who is a party to a contract referred to in section 8, for the purposes of that contract;
(b) a merchant holding a funeral director’s permit issued under the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ and tissue conservation and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2), for the purposes of contracts entered into or solicited in the normal course of a funeral director’s business;
(c) a merchant holding a dealer’s licence or a recycler’s licence issued under the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), for the purposes of contracts entered into or solicited in the course of the activity requiring that licence.