TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF HIRE

A. Indemnity

The hirer shall indemnify and keep indemnified and save harmless the Owner and the Owner’s servants and agents from all damages, suits, actions, claims and demands of every description whatsoever and howsoever arising either directly or indirectly from the use, maintenance, transport of the goods or otherwise and whether resulting from the negligence of the Owner, its servants or agents or otherwise.

B. Exclusion of Liability

The Owner shall not be liable to the Hirer or the Hirer’s servants or agents for any damages, suits, action, claims and demands of every description whatsoever and howsoever arising either directly from representations warranties, terms and conditions express or implied (except in so far as statutory conditions and warranties cannot be excluded under Part V Division 2A of the Trade Practices Act (1974) or relevant State Legislation), use, maintenance, transport, operation of the goods or otherwise and whether resulting from the negligence of the Owner, its servants or agents or otherwise.

C. Operation of Clauses A and B

Clauses A and B hereof to the extent they are inconsistent with other clauses, terms or conditions of this Agreement are to override such clauses and be of paramount force.

Period

The agreement shall commence upon the acceptance and delivery of the equipment to the hirer by the owner, his servants or agents at the owner’s premises. The agreement shall cease upon the return of the equipment to the owner’s possession or at any time when demanded by the owner.

Changes

Hiring charges set forth in the body of the agreement is for time out, not time used in respect of hours (60 minutes), day (from 9.00 am – 5.30 pm), or multi day (24 hrs or more).

Cancellations

Full refund will be given to cancellations made with more than 7 days’ notice. Full refund, minus an Administration fee of $25 per booking, will be given to cancellations made with more than 48 hours’ notice. No Refunds will be given for cancellations made with less than 48 hours’ notice.

Use

The hirer agrees to take good care of the equipment at all times and at his own expense, clean and maintain the equipment in good working condition. The hirer certifies he will operate the equipment in a skilful and proper manner and only use it for the purpose it was intended.

Breakdown

In the event of break-down the hirer shall return the equipment to the owners’ premises forthwith at the hirer’s expense and on no account shall he repair or attempt to repair the equipment.

Loss/Damage

The hirer accepts the responsibility for all damages and loss or theft to the equipment hired or any part of it during the period of hire, save and except the normal wear and tear and will reimburse the owner the full cost of repair or replacement as decided by the owner.

Cleaning

Equipment must be returned in a clean condition or a cleaning charge will apply.