TERMS & CONDITIONS
The parties to this agreement are:
1.1 Adam Gibson Horse Transport, Manor Farm, Gillamoor. YO627HX (‘the Carrier’);
1.2 The person or entity named as customer on the Consignment Note (‘the Customer’);
2 Definitions and interpretation
2.1 The expression ‘the Equine’ means the pony, horse, gelding, mare or stallion specified on the Consignment Note;
2.2 The expressions ‘the Collection Address’ and ‘the Delivery Address’ mean respectively the addresses so specified on the Consignment Note.
3 Carrier’s obligation
The Carrier will carry the Equine from the Collection Address to the Delivery Address on the dates specified on the Consignment Note. The vehicle shall be duly taxed and insured shall be in a roadworthy condition and shall be suitably equipped for the safe and convenient carriage of the Equine.
The Equine shall be carried at the Customer’s risk in all respects and (without prejudice to the above) the Carrier shall not be liable for any of the following whether by reason of the Carrier’s negligence or otherwise:
4.1 injury or damage to the Equine while in the custody or control of the Carrier;
4.2 delay in delivery of the Equine;
4.3 failure to follow any instruction or direction of the Customer.
It is the responsibility of the Customer at all times to maintain a policy of insurance in respect of injury to or death of the Equine for the duration of the transportation being undertaken by the Carrier. The carrier has insurance for each horse carried to a maximum of £10,000
The Carrier may carry the Equine by any route
The Carrier’s obligations in relation to delivery are as follows:
7.1 to deliver the Equine to the Delivery Address or if notified in reasonable time, to another location as stipulated by the Customer;
7.2 Where an alternative Delivery Address is necessary the Customer accepts and agrees to pay all additional costs and expenses;
8.1 Unless otherwise agreed in writing, payment is due in full on or before [Collection] [Delivery] of the Equine.
8.2 If payment is not received on or before the agreed time, interest shall be paid at the rate of 5% above the base rate of Barclays Bank Plc from the due date for payment of the invoice.
The parties agree that these terms and conditions shall be interpreted and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.