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GENERAL CONDITIONS OF
YOU THE HIRER MUST ENSURE THAT YOU ARE PROPERLY COVERED BY
INSURANCE IN RESPECT OF ANY LIABILITY FALLING ON YOU UNDER THIS
A "Owners" mean POWER
B "Hirer" is the company,
firm, person, corporation, or public authority taking the Owners
equipment on hire and includes their successors or personal
C "Plant" means Plant,
machinery, equipment and accessories thereto which the Owners agree
to hire to the Hirer under this contract.
D "Site" means the address
of the Hirer or such other place specified by the Hirer at the time
E "Day" = eight (8) hours
unless otherwise specified.
F "Week" = forty (40) hours
unless otherwise specified. If the Plant is used over 40 hours in
any week then excess charge rates will apply.
G The "Hire Period" means
the time from when the Plant leaves the Owners premises to when it
is received back at the Owners premises.
2. EXTENT OF CONTRACT
No terms other than those expressly contained therein shall
apply to or form part of the contract.
3. DELIVERY IN GOOD ORDER
A Plant supplied shall be in
good working order and fit for the purpose for which the equipment
of that kind is normally used.
B The Owners do not warrant
that the plant shall be fit for any special purpose.
C The Hirer shall satisfy
himself as to the condition of the Plant supplied at the time of
acceptance of the Plant by the Hirer, his agent or employee.
D Unless notice to the contrary
is received by the Owners within 24 hours of the supply of the
Plant then same shall be deemed to be supplied in good working
order, except for defects which could not have been discovered by
4. TRANSPORTATION LOADING AND UNLOADING
A The Hirer shall be
responsible for collecting from and returning to the Owners
B When the Hirer requires
the Owners to transport the Plant, the transportation shall be at
the Hirers expense
C The Hirer shall be
responsible for loading and unloading at the time of collection
from the Owners premises and at the time of delivery to the Owners
premises on the termination of the hire period.
D Any person supplied by the
Owners to assist in the loading and unloading shall be deemed to be
under the Hirers control and shall comply with all the directions
of the Hirer who alone shall be responsible for any damage caused
to the Plant as a result of such loading and unloading.
5. UNAUTHORISED CHANGE OF SITE
The Plant must not be removed from the site to which it was
delivered, or specified by the Hirer on commencement of hire,
without written authority of the Owners.
6. UNAUTHORISED RE-HIRING OF EQUIPMENT
The Plant or any part thereof shall not be re-hired, sublet or
lent to any third party without the written consent of the
7. MAINTENANCE OPERATION AND USE OF PLANT
The Hirer shall during the hire be responsible for the safe
keeping and maintenance of the Plant, for lubricating as instructed
by the Owners and insuring that the fuel level remains at level
required for correct operation of the Plant. At no time shall the
Hirer operate the Plant after it has become defective, damaged or
in a dangerous state. Failure to observe the aforementioned will
result in the Hirer being liable to the Owners for the cost of
repairs and also for the Hire charges accruing whilst the Plant is
idle due to breakdown or damage whilst repairs are being
8. ACCESS BY OWNER FOR SERVICING AND INSPECTON OF PLANT
The Hirer shall permit the Owners or their agents access to
Plant at reasonable times to adjust, inspect, service and maintain
to repair same. During working hours no charge will be made to
Hirers for routine work. If however Hirers can only make Plant
available outside of working hours then the Owners reserve the
right to charge the Hirer overtime costs. Hirers must notify the
Owners when the plant has been operating for 350hours without
service. Failure to do so will result in owners charging for
service and any necessary repairs.
A In the event of breakdown
of the Plant which is not readily repairable, the Owners shall be
entitled to substitute Plant of a similar type. If the Owners are
not able to do so, the hire shall be terminated as from the date of
the notification of breakdown.
B Where breakdown of the
Plant arises from a cause other than through the development of a
fault, not discoverable by reasonable examination, all costs
incurred by the Owners in repairing the Plant including transport
costs shall be chargeable to the Hirer.
10.NOTIFICATION OF ACCIDENTS
The Owners must be notified immediately of any accidents
involving their Plant.
A Responsibility for loss or
damage to the Plant is accepted by the Hirer from the time the
Plant is delivered to the site until it is removed from the site
by, or on the instructions of the Owner. This responsibility will
also apply whilst the Plant is on site during any period prior to
the commencement of the hire period or after it's termination
whilst the Plant is awaiting collection.
B During the continuance of
the hire period, the Hirers shall be liable to the Owners for the
cost of all loss or damage to Plant from any cause whatsoever
C In the event of loss or
damage to the Plant, hire charges shall continue until such time
and date as the Hirer pays for the cost incurred by the Owners in
respect of such loss or damage -" Including VAT "
D In the event of loss, the
Hirers shall be liable to the Owners for the replacement as new
E It is the "Hirers"
responsibility to ensure that cabling and installation of the hire
equipment is safe and in accordance with the IEE Wiring Regulations
12. HIRER TO INDEMNIFY OWNERS AGAINST THIRD PARTY CLAIMS
The Hirer shall at all times indemnify the Owners in respect of
all claims by any person whatsoever for injury to person or
property caused by, or in connection with or arising out of, the
use of the Plant or in respect of all costs and charges in
13. CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS
The owners shall not be liable for any consequential loss or
damage arising from this contract.
14. RETURN OF PLANT ON COMPLETION OF HIRE
A The Hirer shall be
responsible for returning the Plant on completion of the hire in a
condition equal to that at the commencement of the hire
B When the Plant is returned in
an unclean condition a charge shall be made for the cleaning and
restoration of the Plant to its condition at the commencement of
C When the Plant or part
thereof cannot be returned to the Owners on completion of hire
owing to the loss, destruction, or theft of the Plant, (or such
part), whether or not due to any fault of the Hirer, his agent or
employee, the Hirer shall pay to the Owners the cost of new
15.PAYMENT OF HIRE CHARGES
All invoices are due for settlement in full within thirty(30)
days from date of invoice The Owners reserve the right to charge
interest at a rate of 1% per calendar month on all overdue sums.
Failure to settle within seven (7) days of payment request letter
will result in the Hirer losing any discount to which he may have
Fuel, oil and grease shall when supplied by the Owners be
charged at net cost and when supplied by the Hirer shall be of a
grade and type specified by the Owners.
17.OWNERS NAME PLATES
Hirers shall not remove, deface or cover up any name-plate or
identification mark or number on the Plant nor shall her put any
mark on the Plant, which might indicate or suggest that the Plant
is not the property of the Owners.
18.HIRER NOT TO DISPOSE OF PLANT
The Hirer shall not sell, mortgage, charge, pledge, part with
possession of, or otherwise deal with the Plant except with the
written consent of the Owners.
Registered in England No.
V.A.T Registered No. 715 4875 18