EASTERN WEIGHBRIDGE TESTING – TEST UNIT HIRE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.1 These terms and conditions (the “Agreement”) constitute a legally binding contract between EWT Ltd (hereinafter referred to as the “Hirer”) and the party engaging the weighbridge test unit (hereinafter referred to as the “Unit”) provided by EWT Ltd.
2. UNIT HIRE
2.1 The Hirer agrees to hire the Unit for the agreed-upon duration as specified in the booking confirmation email.
2.2 The Unit shall be delivered and collected at the location specified by the Hirer. The Hirer is responsible for ensuring access to the testing site and any required permits or permissions.
3.1 The Hirer shall pay the agreed hire fee for the Unit as specified in the order confirmation. Payment shall be made in accordance with the agreed-upon payment terms.
3.2 Any additional charges, such as congestion charge, toll crossing charge, will be added to the final invoice.
4. USE OF THE UNIT
4.1 The Unit shall be used only for its intended purpose, which is the testing and calibration of weighbridge equipment.
4.2 The Hirer shall not modify, alter, or tamper with the Unit in any way.
5. CARE OF THE UNIT
5.1 The Hirer is responsible for the safekeeping of the Unit during the hire period.
5.2 The Unit should be protected from damage, theft, and unauthorised use.
6.1 The Hirer assumes responsibility for any damage or loss of the Unit during the hire period, except for normal wear and tear.
6.2 The Hirer is responsible for any injury or damage caused by the improper use or misuse of the Unit.
7.1 The Hirer is responsible for ensuring that they have appropriate insurance coverage to protect against potential liability arising from the use of the Unit.
8.1 If the Hirer wishes to cancel the hire, they must provide notice to EWT Ltd at least 14 days prior to the scheduled hire start date.
8.2 Cancellation made within 14 days of the hire start date may be subject to a cancellation fee as specified in the hire agreement.
9.1 EWT Ltd reserves the right to terminate the hire agreement and reclaim the Unit in the event of a breach of any terms and conditions, misuse of the Unit, or non-payment.
10. FORCE MAJEURE
10.1 Neither party shall be liable for any delay or failure in the performance of this Agreement caused by circumstances beyond their reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, government actions, and natural disasters.
11. GOVERNING LAW
11.1 This Agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales, and any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
12. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
12.1 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, understandings, and representations.
13.1 This Agreement may only be amended in writing and signed by both parties.
14.1 If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
15.1 For enquiries or communication regarding this Agreement, please contact:
Eastern Weighbridge Testing Limited
Units 8 – 10 Roman Way