5. The following are exempt from paying a contribution in respect of the containers and packaging in relation to which they are already required to take recovery or reclamation measures:
(1) persons who are already required under a regulation made under the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2) to take measures or contribute financially towards measures to recover or reclaim containers or packaging;
(2) persons already required under a consignment system recognized under Québec law to take measures or contribute financially towards measures to recover or reclaim containers or packaging, such as beer and soft drink non-refillable containers; and
(3) persons who are able to establish that they participate directly or contribute financially towards another system to recover and reclaim containers or packaging that operates on an established and regular basis in Québec, such as the program for the recovery of refillable beer bottles existing on 24 November 2004.