Alpine Plumbing and Gasfitting Ltd
Terms and Conditions of Trade
The following constitute the terms and condition of business between us, the Supplier of goods and services, and you, the Client:
- Price. Where
a quotation has been given for work to be performed, that quotation remains
valid for 20 working days. Your acceptance of our quotation/ offer must be
confirmed in writing prior to commencement of work on the form provided. We may
withdraw that quotation at any time before acceptance.
The quotation is based on costs and charges ruling at the date of quotation. Any changes in costs arising from sources beyond our control (for example, changes in prices charged by suppliers to us, or in government charges) shall be to your account.
The following rates shall apply where work is to be charged on the basis of time and materials (charge-up basis), and for the purpose of calculation any variation to quoted work:
Labour Minimum charge Plumbing $120.00 (Plus GST) covers the first hour on site.
Materials Plumbing World Listed Price
Vehicle charges Depending on time, distance travelled and parking costs
- Payment. Payment
of the claimed amount is due and payable by you 14 working days after receipt
of our invoice. Where work is undertaken over a period exceeding one month,
invoices may be issued for progress payments covering work done and costs
incurred up to the date of the invoice. If you disagree for any reason with the
claimed amount, you will respond to us in writing before the payment is due.
Overdue payments shall attract interest at an annual rate of 5 % calculated
daily, and any expenses incurred by us in recovering this debt shall be added
to your account.
- Disputes. If any dispute of difference arises in
connection with work done of payments claimed by us, or any other matter
pertaining to business between us and you, we or you shall refer the dispute to
adjudication in terms of Part 3 of the Construction Contracts Act 2003 (CCA),
or to the Master Plumbers Association of which we are a member for settlement
through that Association’s Disputes Procedure. For the purposes of s.3.3(1)© of
the CCA, the Master Plumbers Association shall be the nominating body.
- Ownership. Any goods and materials supplied by us shall
remain our property until paid for in full and while any money due to us. If
any money remains unpaid or you are in breach of any obligation to us, we or
our agents are authorised by you to enter your premises to recover and resell
any or all of those goods and material. We may require you to facilitate
registration of a Financing Statement under the Personal Property Securities
Act 1999 to give us a Perfected Security in any goods supplied.
- Risk. All goods and materials
are at your risk while on you premises or premises under your control. Any loss
arising from theft, destruction or damage from whatever cause shall be borne by
- Installation. You
shall give us access to the site and provide proper facilities for carrying out
the work including use of any existing goods of passenger lifts, cranes, hoists
and builder’s scaffolding. Unless specified otherwise, the contract does not
include any structural or other alteration to any part of the building. Access
and facilities shall be provided within a reasonable time after acceptance of
this contract or at a date notified by you and agreed on by us in writing. You
shall inform us of any hazards in the workplace to which we may be exposed in
working of you premises.
- Time to completion. We will complete the work within a
reasonable time and will endeavour to meet any target date you make known to
us. Should it be necessary to work outside ordinary working hours to meet your
completion target or due to any other circumstances outside our control, you
shall be liable for any extra cost incurred.
- Consents. You are
responsible for obtaining any consent or other authority necessary for the
work, and will provide that to us on request. Where a building consent is
required and you have failed to obtain it, we may lodge a building consent
application as your agent and at your expense.
- Warranty. We
guarantee that we will remedy and defective workmanship and replace any faulty
material that is reporter to us in writing within 90 days of completion of the
contract. This performance guarantee does not extend to any goods or materials
supplied by you. In the case of work covered by the Consumer Guarantees Act
1993, this warranty is in addition to any rights you may have under the Act.
- Strikes, etc. We are
not liable for any delay or damage caused directly or indirectly by weather
conditions, labour disputes, strikes, accidents, fire, failure of manufacturers
to deliver and any other events beyond our reasonable control.
- Variations. Once
our quotation/offer has been accepted, no variation to the scope of work or to
these terms and conditions shall be valid unless agreed in writing.
- Plans and specifications. We shall
be entitled to rely on the accuracy of and shall not be obliged to check any
plans, specifications and other information supplied by you. We shall bear no
responsibility for any goods supplied in compliance with those plans and
- Privacy Act. You authorise us to use information collected from you and to collect information from third parties for purposes relating to performance under this agreement.
We endeavour to be fair in all our dealings and ask You to be fair in return