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§ 19-307. Possession; evidence of violation

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, § 19-307
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 474
§ 19-307. Possession; evidence of violation
In general
(a) In a prosecution under § 19-304(a), (b), (c), or (d) of this subtitle, possession by a person charged of all or part of the registered returnable container or returnable textile is prima facie evidence that the person is guilty of the charge.
Exceptions
(b) Subsection (a) of this section does not apply to:
(1) a garbage collector who collects a registered returnable container or returnable textile in the regular course of business;
(2) the possession of a registered returnable container by a person who received the container with its contents; or
(3) the possession of a registered returnable textile.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 474.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 19-307, MD BUS REG § 19-307
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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