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These Terms and Conditions refer to any agreement between SKIPS AND SCRAP RECYCLING PTY LTD, ABN 73 649 021 509 (Trading as Skips and Scrap) of 7 Enterprise Drive Tomago 2322, and you the Customer, nominated on any order placed by phone or via our website at www.skipsandscrdev.wpengine.com, tax invoice, quotation, delivery docket or trade contract issued by SKIPS AND SCRAP RECYCLING PTY LTD.

    Skips and Scrap will supply and deliver the specified Skip Bin to the site address on the Delivery / Drop Off Date and collect the delivered Skip Bin on the Collection / Pick Up Date.
    2.1 The standard skip bin hire period is for a period of up to 7 days maximum. Hire periods longer than 7 days may be available upon request.

    2.2 The Customer will pay the specified fees to Skips and Scrap in consideration of the agreed services to be provided by Skips and Scrap to the Customer and pursuant to the terms of this agreement.

    2.3 The fees and charges are inclusive of GST unless otherwise stated for the specified fees or additional charges.

    2.4 The Customer acknowledges that in addition to the specific fees that it shall pay to Skips and Scrap any additional charges should the Customer incur such charges in accordance with Clause 3.

    3.1 The Customer shall pay to Skips and Scrap the following additional charges:(a) Additional weight charge being a charge for weight of waste materials in the specified Skip Bin exceeding the prescribed weight for such specified Skip Bin.

    (b) Additional charges to meet tipping fees or special tipping fees and all handling charges including Excess Loading Fees, expenses and costs incurred by Skips and Scrap including additional costs to deal with Prohibited Materials or types of materials placed in the Bins where additional charges are imposed by the tip or waste station where the materials are disposed by Skips and Scrap.

    (c) Restricted Delivery / Collection Fees.

    (d) Excess Retrieval Fees where the Skip Bin is not available for collection on the Collection Date.

    (e) Daily hire fee for periods longer than the 7 day standard hire period.

    3.2 The Additional Charges for the purposes of clause 3.1 will be reasonable charges in conformity with standard charges for such additional fees charged by Skips and Scrap.

    4.1 The Customer shall pay the specified fees due under this Agreement to Skips and Scrap at the time of submitting and processing the order.4.2 The Customer shall pay the Additional Charges to Skips and Scrap after being invoiced for such Additional Charges.

    4.3 Payment shall be made by the Customer in Cash upon delivery, or prior to delivery by Credit Card or Electronic Fund Transfer. The Customer irrevocably and unconditionally authorises Skips and Scrap to charge the Customer’s credit card or debit card for the amount of the specified fees under this agreement and for any additional charges.

    4.4 Skips and Scrap will send a Tax Invoice for fees and additional charges in accordance with the GST Legislation.

    4.5 Payment of the specified Charges and additional charges to Skips and Scrap shall operate as a good and effective discharge for the relevant fees owing to them.

    The Customer acknowledges and agrees:(a) to use the supplied Skip Bin in a reasonable and sensible manner;

    (b) to bear responsibility and liability for any loss, damage or destruction of the Skip Bin whilst the Skip Bin is under the care, custody and control of the Customer;

    (c) to render the Skip Bin to Skips and Scrap on the Collection/Pick Up Date in the same state and condition as when the Skip Bin was delivered to the Customer, subject to fair wear and tear;

    (d) to make the Skip Bin ready and available for collection by Skips and Scrap on the Collection/Pick Up Date

    (e) that legal title of the Skip Bin does not pass or vest in the Customer at any time;

    (f) the Customer shall not encumber or charge the Skip Bin in any way whatsoever;

    (g) that no interest whatsoever is created or conferred in the delivered Skip Bin to the Customer;

    (h) to only use the Skip Bin for the depositing Specified Waste Materials;

    (i) to obtain all necessary approvals and permits as may be required from any government authority, body corporate or third party for the delivery of the Skip Bin at the Site Address or adjacent or in proximity to the Site Address;

    (j) without limiting the indemnities under these terms to assume all liability and responsibility for the delivered Skip Bin including liability for trespass to land, public or private nuisance, injury, death, penalties or fines in the event the Skip Bin is delivered on a footpath, road, lane, public property or private property not owned by the Customer;

    (k) to assume responsibility and liability for all materials deposited and placed in the Skip Bin by any person whatsoever including persons not authorised by the Customer;

    (l) that Skips and Scrap shall not be liable for the tort of conversion, detinue or trespass to goods for the disposal or removal of any goods or materials placed in the Skip Bin and is hereby indemnified of such liability from the Customer for the Customer itself and for any claim or action made or commenced by any third party.

    (m) title in the contents of the Skip Bin remain with the Customer where the contents of the Skip Bin contain Prohibited Materials until and if Skips and Scrap properly disposes of such contents;

    (n) where (m) above applies, Skips and Scrap may at its absolute discretion dispose or return the contents to the Customer or at the Site Address or return the Skip Bin with the contents to the Site Address with Additional Charges applying until such time as Skips and Scrap is able to collect the Skip Bin in an empty and/or clean state.

    Whilst the Skip Bin is in the care, custody and control of the Customer, the Customer shall not:(a) place or allow to be placed whether directly or indirectly into the Skip Bin any Prohibited Materials.

    (b) light fires, burn or allow the burning of waste materials in the Skip Bin;

    (c) excessively fill the Skip Bin whereby the waste materials protrude higher than the top of the Skip Bin or do not fully fit within the confines of the Skip Bin;

    (d) relocate, move or otherwise allow the Skip Bin to be moved or relocated from the Site Address unless otherwise expressly authorised in writing by Skips and Scrap;

    (e) use the Skip Bin for any illegal purpose which contravenes this Agreement or any law;

    (f) use the Skip Bin for any other purpose other than that disclosed by the Customer and expressly agreed to by the parties and which may be reasonably anticipated in this Agreement;

    7.1 Customer may cancel or vary the order providing Skips and Scrap written notice of cancellation or variation to the order not less than three (3) business days prior to the Delivery Date.7.2 In the event an order is cancelled by the Customer less than two (2) business days prior to the Delivery Date the cancellation fee will be 10% of the charged amount and payable to Skips and Scrap.

    7.3 In the event an order is cancelled by the Customer on the Delivery Date the cancellation fee will be 20% of the charged amount and payable to Skips and Scrap.

    7.4 In the event the Customer seeks to vary an order pursuant to this clause 7, the granting of the variation sought shall be at the absolute discretion of Skips and Scrap and may be subject to payment of additional fees and charges for changing the Service required and other reasonable costs of Skips and Scrap.

    7.5 The Customer acknowledges and accepts that it will not be entitled to a refund of any fees and charges paid in respect to a cancelled service whereby the Customer has failed to provide adequate notice of the cancellation or variation in accordance with this clause 7.

    7.6 Skips and Scrap may cancel the Customer’s order at any time on or prior to the scheduled Delivery Date in circumstances where Skips and Scrap is unable or incapable of supplying and/ or delivering the Skip Bins or carry out the Service on the date or time required by the Customer;

    7.7 In the event an order is cancelled by Skips and Scrap, the Customer will be entitled to receive a full refund of any monies paid in respect to the cancelled order unless otherwise agreed in writing and otherwise shall have or incur no further liability.

    7.8 Skips and Scrap may cancel this Agreement without prejudice to its rights under this Agreement including Delivery / Collection Charges where Skips and Scrap upon attending the Site Address determines that access is restricted or not permitted, the gradient at the Site Address is dangerous or there are dangerous circumstances including circumstances that could pose occupational health and safety issues to persons in the vicinity of the suggested delivery point.

    7.9 Skips and Scrap is hereby authorised to terminate this Agreement and empty the contents of the Skip Bin on the Site Address at the sole risk of the Customer in the event the Skip Bin contains Prohibited Materials, has materials loaded beyond the height and capacity of the Skip Bin; has materials protruding from the Skip Bin or the Specified Fees have not been paid prior to delivery of the Skip Bin.

  8. RISK
    Subject to fair wear and tear, the Customer shall bear full responsibility and be liable for all loss, damage or destruction to the Skip Bin whilst the Skip Bin is in the care, custody or control of the Customer.
    9.1 The Customer shall be responsible for ensuring reasonable access to the Site Address and ensure that the delivery point for the Skip Bin is freely and reasonably accessible for the delivery and collection and the Customer shall ensure that all necessary consents have been obtained for the delivery, placement, storage and removal of the Skip Bin at the Site Address.9.2 Skips and Scrap accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any damage caused to the ground, surface, road, path or passage of the Site Address or the location designated near or in proximity to the Site Address for the delivery and placement of the Skip Bin and the Customer should ensure the conditions including access heights are suitable for the placement and delivery of the Skip Bin.
    This Agreement shall not be assigned by the Customer without the consent in writing of Skips and Scrap.
    The Customer shall be responsible for and shall indemnify Skips and Scrap against liability for all loss, damage or injury to Skips and Scrap arising or caused by the Customer’s breach of these terms or the Customer’s use, custody and control of the Skip Bin howsoever caused (excepting attributed damage caused by the negligence of Skips and Scrap) by the Customer, the Customer’s employees, the Customer’s sub-contractors, the Customer’s agents and unauthorised third parties.
    Throughout the continuance of this Agreement the Customer shall conform at its own cost and expense with all Acts of both Federal and State Parliaments and all Regulations, By-laws, Ordinances or Orders made thereunder and the lawful requirements of any Public, Municipal or other authority so far as the same may affect or apply to the Customer and the Customer shall indemnify Skips and Scrap from and against all actions, costs, charges, claims and demands in respect thereof.
    13.1 To the extent permissible by law the operation of any implied statutory term or terms are hereby excluded.
    13.2 Where the Skip Bin services, if any, provided by Skips and Scrap under this Agreement are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption then in the event Skips and Scrap is in breach of this Agreement, or is liable for loss or damage, Skips and Scrap shall not be liable for any consequential loss including economic loss and the liability of Skips and Scrap to the Customer shall be limited to as Skips and Scrap may decide:

    (a) the supplying of the Service again;

    (b) the supplying of equivalent goods or services; or

    (c) the payment of the cost of having such services supplied again.

    This Agreement shall be construed and take effect in accordance with the laws of the State of New South Wales. Each of the parties hereto submits to the jurisdiction of the Courts of that place including all Courts of Appeal therefrom and this clause may be pleaded as a bar to action or suit brought in any Court in any other place in the world.

“Additional Charges”
are the charges referred to in clause 3.1.

“Additional Weight Charges”
are charges payable where the weight of refuse or material placed in the delivered Skip Bin exceeds the prescribed weight for such Specified Skip Bin.

“Collection/Pick Up Date”
means the date being the agreed collection date for the Skip Bin as varied by mutual consent by the parties in writing.

“Delivery/Drop Off Date” means the date agreed to be the date for delivery of the Skip Bin by Skips and Scrap or the date of delivery of the Skip Bin, whichever is the alter to occur.

“Delivery Period”
means the date commencing at the Delivery Date and terminating at the agreed time on the Collection Date of if no agreed time, a time as selected by Skips and Scrap for such date or a later date.

“Excess Loading Fees”
means additional fees payable for materials placed in the Skip Bin which protrude from the Skip Bin or are protrude above the height of the Skip Bin.

“Excess Retrieval Fees”
means the additional cost per day or part thereof for the licensed use of the delivered Skip Bin extending beyond the initially agreed Collection Date to a date being when the Skip Bin is reasonably available for collection on a business day.

“GST Legislation”
shall mean A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 and the regulations made thereunder as amended from time to time and any corresponding replacement legislation.

“Skips and Scrap”

“Prohibited Materials”
means and includes:

(a) any liquids;

(b) any explosive materials or combinations of materials or substances which creates explosive materials by chemical reactions;

(c) dangerous, toxic, hazardous or noxious materials including but not limited to asbestos, acids, solvents, chemicals, paints, oils and medical biological wastes;

(d) radio active materials;

(e) materials or substances otherwise referred to as such on Skips and Scrap documentation or on our Web Site at the time this Agreement is entered into;

(f) materials placed in the Specified Skip Bin not conforming to the Waste Type.

“Restricted Delivery / Collection Fees” being additional fees and costs unnecessarily incurred or sustained by Skips and Scrap by reason of no or restricted access to the Site Address or for delivery and / or collection of the Skip Bin or where delivery or collection would otherwise occur in dangerous circumstances or on a dangerous gradient as determined by Skips and Scrap upon seeing the Site Address.

“Skip Bin”
means a waste bin receptacle commonly used for delivery to parties on a specialist use truck, disposal of materials and refuse in such receptacle and the collection and disposal of materials in such receptacle at a proper waste disposal facility using the specialist use truck.

“Specified Fees” means the fees agreed to verbally or written or as prescribed on the Website at the time of entering into this Agreement or otherwise quoted by Skips and Scrap for the provision of the Service after taking into account or specified for:

(a) the size and type of the Specified Skip Bin;

(b) the Site Address;

(c) the Delivery Period;

(d) the Waste Type;

“Site Address”
means the address location for delivery/drop off of the Skip Bin as agreed between the parties.

“Specified Skip Bin” means the type and size of the Skip Bin as agreed between the parties.

“Specified Waste Materials”
means the Waste Type but excludes Prohibited Materials.

“Waste Type”
means the type of waste as agreed between the parties for disposal in the Skip Bin and otherwise referred to and described on the Web Site for each type of Waste Type.

means the website of Skips and Scrap with web address www.skipsandscrdev.wpengine.com.

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