(a) These rules are adopted under the Secretary's authority pursuant to 3 V.S.A.
Chapter 25 and 10 V.S.A. Chapter 53.
(b) These rules apply to:
(1) A person manufacturing or distributing a container;
(2) A person selling a container at the retail level or operating a business for
the purpose of redeeming a container; and
(3) A person returning a beverage container to collect the deposit on a
(c) These rules do not apply to beer or other malt beverages contained in kegs, halfkegs,
quarter-kegs, or pony-kegs provided that a deposit on the keg is charged to
the consumer for the use of the keg and refunded to the consumer upon return of
the keg to the retailer.