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§ 19-301. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Regulation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 19. Miscellaneous State Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Returnable Containers and Returnable Textiles (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 19-301
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 471; MD CODE Art. 27, § 478
§ 19-301. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Returnable container
(b)(1) “Returnable container” means a device made of any material:
(i) that is used to hold, contain, or convert goods into a package, either by necessity or for convenience of delivery or sale;
(ii) that is suitable for repeated use; and
(iii) the title to which the seller does not intend to pass with the sale of the goods or the transport or return of the goods, as provided in item (2)(ii) of this section.
(2) “Returnable container” includes:
(i) a basket, tray, milk crate, or any type of container that is used by a bakery, dairy, distributor, retailer, food service establishment, or its agent, to transport, store, or carry goods including bakery or dairy products; and
(ii) a bag, box, basket, or any other device:
1. that is intended for repeated use;
2. that is used to hold or contain goods that are being:
A. transported to a laundry, dry cleaning, or dyeing establishment to be washed, laundered, dry cleaned, or dyed; or
B. returned to the person entitled to the return; and
3. the title to which the seller does not intend to pass by the transport or return of the goods.
Returnable textile
(c) “Returnable textile” means a garment, towel, table linen, or bed linen with an identifying name, mark, or device woven, impressed, or produced on it, that is regularly supplied clean, and periodically exchanged for a similar soiled textile.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, §§ 471, 478.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 19-301, MD BUS REG § 19-301
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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