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Purchase Terms

CONDITIONS OF PURCHASE:  (Helios Safety & Rescue)  (2012-a) 

1. General

1.1 These conditions shall apply to all orders for purchase of Goods and Services made by Helios Safety & Rescue, hereafter called the Company.

1.2 The Company will not accept liability for any purchase order unless it is represented by the Company's numbered order form, properly referenced and signed by its authorised officer.

1.3 Acceptance of our purchase order must be acknowledged in writing before execution and in any case, within 8 days of its notification to the Supplier.

1.4 Any variation to these conditions most be confirmed in writing by the Company.

1.5 The Supplier shall not assign or sub-let any part of this order without the written consent of the Company.

1.6 This contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law,

1.7 Where an order is placed subject to specifications the Supplier shall ensure that goods and services thus supplied shall comply with these specifications.  At the Company's   request the Supplier shall allow the Company or any subsequent Purchaser to whom the Company may be reselling the goods or services to inspect the Supplier's workplace and quality assurance procedures. This sub contract order may be used in aid of a M.O.D main contract and may be subject to surveillance activity at your works by our representative inspector, who will notify you accordingly and with all practicable convenience.

1.8 Goods and services delivered in excess of the quantity ordered may, at the Company's option, be rejected and returned or otherwise services corrected at the Supplier's expense. Any other variance between what was ordered and what was received shall be notified to the Supplier within eight days.

1.9 All patterns, drawings, tools, other, equipment, material and information provided by the Company for the execution of this order remain the Company's property and are not to be used for any other purpose without the written consent of the Company, and must be returned in good condition on the Company's request and are to be treated as confidential, subject to English Intellectual Property Law.

1.10 Any materials the Company sends to the Supplier to be processed or for any other purpose are to be insured by the Supplier against loss or damage while in his custody. Any such materials suffering loss or damage shall be replaced or rectified if the Company so requests, wholly at the expense of the Supplier free of lien or pledge of the Company's credit.

1.11 The Supplier shall not produce for any other person goods manufactured to the Company's design and shall refer to the Company any enquiries for similar goods, which he may receive.

1.12 The Company or any subsequent Purchaser to whom the Company is reselling the goods or services, may at all reasonable times inspect the whole or any part of these but such inspection shall not relieve the Supplier from its obligations under this contract. Any sub-orders shall state that they are subject to the Company's right of inspection.

1.13 Any order resulting from a quotation submitted against the Company’s enquiry will be a 'time is of the essence' order. Where no due date has been expressed: shall our receipt of the items order exceed eight days from acknowledgement; the Supplier will first notify the Company in writing.

2. Guarantee and Warranties

2.1 The Company will give the Supplier prompt notice of any defect in the goods or services supplied under commission of its prchase order. This notice shall not exceed eight days and shall refer to valid reason for rejection that the supplier may immediately and duly investigate error.

2.2 The Supplier shall repair or replace any defect in the goods, or otherwise, services supplied which may appear in the first 12 months of service, unless otherwise contractually obliged.

2.3 If any defect is not remedied within a reasonable time, or if the Company reasonably believes that delay would increase the Supplier's liability, the Company may make alternative remedy at the Supplier's expense.

2.4 The Supplier shall indemnify the Company against claims for infringement of patents, or claims for royalties in respect of the goods supplied for our order, for designs other than the Company's property.

2.5 The Supplier shall indemnify the Company against claims arising from personal injury to any person and any loss or damage to property incurred in the execution of this contract, attributable to any defect in the goods supplied under this order.

2.6 The Supplier will not be liable under the foregoing guarantees or warranties if goods supplied were improperly maintained, stored, selected, used repaired, or recommended to third parties; by the Company, always provided that the Supplier has properly advised Company staff due technical information to properly fulfil these functions. Such obligation to provide due technical information, prior to supply of the goods or services, shall be a lawfully binding obligation.

3. Delivery

31 An invoice, advice note and any other due instruction, or transit documentation must be sent to the Company on the same day that the goods are despatched or services having been provided and a packing list should be enclosed with each goods consignment or otherwise so tagged and referenced for clear identification.

3.2 If the Supplier should fail to deliver the whole or any portion of the goods or services order on the due date, or should fail to replace or amend those rejected within a reasonable time, the Company reserves the right to cancel the order or any part of it.

3.3 The Company will reasonably extend the despatch date in the case of any cause beyond the Supplier's control including but not limited to war, hostilities, riot, civil   commotion,   strikes,    lockouts,    labour   disputes, epidemics, fire or accidents provided the Supplier gives prompt notice of the occurrence of such cause and subsequently submits full written justification for the extension claimed.

3.4 If during the currency of the order the Company's business is stopped, interrupted or restricted due to war, hostilities, riot, civil commotion, strikes, lockouts, labour disputes, epidemics, fire or accidents or any cause whatsoever beyond the Company's control, then delivery may at the Company's option  be partially or wholly suspended.

3.5 All goods and services must be delivered carriage paid unless otherwise prior agreed and duly notified to us.

3.6 Goods or services delivered to the Company must be identified with our Purchase Order No, Item Number. Part No. and quantity delivered, or otherwise, a description by which these may be readily identified.

4, Payment

4.1 The price must not exceed that specified on the order, or when not specified must not be higher than that last quoted or charged without prior agreement.

4.2 Unless otherwise agreed terms of payment are Net Cash, within 30 days following end of month in which goods or services were received

4.3 All payments will be made without prejudice to party rights the Company may have.

4.4 All prices shown overleaf are exclusive of Value Added Tax. Valued Added Tax must be shown as a separate item to the cost of the goods on any invoice.

4.5 The Company's order number must be stated on every advice note, invoice or other communication.

4.6 The contract to purchase is particular to the supplier and its execution, including payment thereof, may not in part or whole be assigned or otherwise contracted to a third party without prior consent in writing from the Company.

4.7 Carriage charges shall be notified due for payment prior to execution in accordance with clauses 1.1 to 1.5 and 3.6 herein

Helios Safety & Rescue is a proprietary trading name belonging to W S P Parker
office: 41, Victoria Road, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8AE