Terms & Conditions
1.1 “CEC” shall mean Cambrian Engineering Company Ltd + Cambrian Pacific Pty Ltd + Samson Hardware + Bloor & Pillar or any agents or employees thereof.
1.2 “Customer” shall mean the Customer, any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of the Customer, or any person purchasing Products and Services from CEC”.
1.3 “Products” shall mean:
The above descriptions may overlap but each is independent of and does not limit the others.
1.4 “Products and Services” shall also mean all products, services and advice provided by CEC” to the Customer, and shall include without limitation builders’ and cabinet hardware and decorative brassware including fittings in brass and other materials for doors, windows, bathrooms and furniture supplied under the brand names “Samson Hardware” and “Beau Regarde Brassware” such as, but not limited to, window fasteners and stays, door catches, knockers and stops, socket bolts, toilet fixtures, furniture handles and brass lettering, and the provision of metal polishing and re-finishing, and all associated charges for labour and work, hire charges, insurance charges, or any other fees or charges.
1.5 “Price” shall mean the cost of the Products as agreed between CEC” and the Customer and includes all disbursements, for example, charges CEC” pays to others on the Customer's behalf subject to clause 4 of this contract.
2.1 Upon delivery to the Customer of these Terms and Conditions by CEC”, any instruction received thenceforth by CEC” from the Customer for the supply of Products and Services shall be construed to form a binding contract incorporating these Terms and Conditions in so far as they may apply without further information, assents or documents being supplied by the Customer and CEC” may refuse any such instruction without notice or explanation if such further information, assents or documents are not provided by the Customer to make these Terms and Conditions binding in law.
3. COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION
4. PRICE AND FREIGHT
6.1 Where a quotation is given by CEC” for Products and Services:
6.2 Where Products and Services are required in addition to the quotation the Customer agrees to pay for the additional cost of such Products and Services.
6.3 Where a quotation is accepted by the Customer it will apply only if the Products and Services are delivered within ninety (90) days of the quote being accepted.
7.1 The Products and Services remain at CEC”’s risk until delivery to the Customer.
7.2 Delivery of Products and Services shall be deemed complete when CEC” gives possession of the Products and Services directly to the Customer or possession of the Products and Services is given to a carrier, courier, or other bailee for purposes of transmission to the Customer.
7.3 The time agreed for delivery shall not be an essential term of this contract unless the Customer gives written notice to CEC” making time of the essence.
8.1 The Customer authorises CEC” to contract either as principal or agent for the provision of Products and Services that are the subject of this contract.
8.2 Where CEC” enters into a contract of the type referred to in clause 8.1 it shall be read with and form part of this agreement and the Customer agrees to pay any amounts due under that contract.
9. RETENTION OF TITLE
9.1 Notwithstanding any period of credit, ownership of Products remains with CEC” and will not pass to the Customer until all Products supplied to the Customer by CEC” have been paid for in full and until that time the Customer agrees that:
9.2 If the Products are attached, fixed, or incorporated into any property of the Customer, by way of any manufacturing or assembly process by the Customer or any third party, title in the Products shall remain with CEC” until the Customer has made payment for all Products, and where those Products are mixed with other property so as to be part of or a constituent of any new Products, title to these new Products shall deemed to be assigned to CEC” as security for the full satisfaction by the Customer of the full amount owing between CEC” and Customer.
9.3 Retention of Ownership.
All patterns, jigs, fixtures, drawings, designs and IP used or developed by Cambrian Engineering + Cambrian Pacific will remain the property of the Cambrian companies until all outstanding payments are cleared.
Return of client owned/supplied Patterns and Jigs are to remain as Cambrians property until payment for the services supplied are received in full.
9.4 The Customer gives irrevocable authority to CEC” to enter any premises occupied by the Customer or on which Products are situated at any reasonable time after default by the Customer or before default if CEC” believes a default is likely and to remove and repossess any Products and any other property to which Products are attached or in which Products are incorporated. CEC” shall not be liable for any costs, damages, expenses or losses incurred by the Customer or any third party as a result of this action, nor liable in contract or in tort or otherwise in any way whatsoever unless by statute such liability cannot be excluded.
9.5 CEC” may either resell any repossessed Products and credit the Customer’s account with the net proceeds of sale (after deduction of all repossession, storage, selling and other costs) or may retain any repossessed Products and credit the Customer’s account with the invoice value thereof less such sum as CEC” reasonably determines on account of wear and tear, depreciation, obsolescence, loss or profit and costs.
9.6 The Customer will give CEC” at least seven (7) days notice of before applying to the Court for the appointment of a provisional liquidator and is not entitled to remain in possession of CEC” Products from the date of such notice.
10. PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITIES ACT 1999
10.1 The Customer agrees that these conditions constitute and create a security agreement and grant a security interest in favour of CEC” in all of the Customer’s present and after-acquired property described in clauses 1.3 and 1.4 and all proceeds and accounts receivable in relation to that property in order to secure the payment by the Customer of all amounts owing at any time to CEC” in respect of such property in the event of default.
10.2 The Customer shall provide all information necessary to enable CEC” to perfect and maintain the perfection of any and each security interest granted to CEC” by the Customer and the Customer will give written notice to CEC” immediately upon any change of its name.
10.3 CEC” may take possession of and either sell or retain the Products and apply any expenses incurred in the exercise of any such powers out of the revenue from or proceeds of realisation of the Products.
10.4 The Customer and CEC” agree to exercise their rights under s.107 of the Personal Property Securities Act 1999 to waive the application of ss.114(1)(a), 120(2), 121, 125, 126, 127 and 129 of that Act and agree to waive the right to notification in accordance with s.148 of that Act.
11.1 Any one of the following shall constitute default by the Customer:
12. PAYMENT ALLOCATION
12.1 CEC” may in its discretion allocate any payment received from the Customer towards any invoice that CEC” determines and may do so at the time of receipt or at any time afterwards and on default by the Customer may reallocate any payments previously received and allocated. In the absence of any payment allocation by CEC”, payment shall be deemed to be allocated in such manner as preserves the maximum value of CEC”’s purchase money security interest in products.
13.1 No claim relating to Products and Services will be considered unless made within seven (7) days of delivery.
13.2 Products and Services in sound condition are sold on an irrevocable basis and will not be accepted for return. Requests for returns will be considered for non-specialised products that can be re-sold within a reasonable period and, if accepted, are subject to a 10% handling charge and return of products in good order and resaleable condition.
14.1 The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, the Fair Trading Act 1986 and other statutes may imply warranties or conditions or impose obligations upon CEC” which cannot by law (or which can only to a limited extent by law) be excluded or modified. In respect of any such implied warranties, conditions or terms imposed on CEC”, CEC” ’s liability shall, where it is allowed, be excluded or if not able to be excluded only apply to the minimum extent required by the relevant statute.
14.2 Except as otherwise provided by clause 14.1 CEC” shall not be liable for:
15. CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT
15.1 The guarantees contained in the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 are excluded where the Customer acquires Products and Services from CEC” for the purposes of a business in terms of section 2 and 43 of that Act.
16. DOMESTIC GUARANTEE
16.1 Any written guarantee provided by CEC” to domestic customers also forms part of these terms and conditions of trade. No written guarantees are provided to business customers.
17.1 CEC” shall not be liable for delay or failure to perform its obligations if the cause of the delay or failure is beyond its control.
17.2 Failure by CEC” to enforce any of the terms and conditions contained in this contract shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any of the rights or obligations CEC” has under this contract.
17.3 If any provision of this contract shall be invalid, void or illegal or unenforceable the validity existence, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected, prejudiced or impaired.
17.4 CEC” may amend these Terms and Conditions at any time in its sole discretion. The amended Terms and Conditions will apply in respect of all Orders placed with CEC” following the date the amended Terms and Conditions are first published on the CEC” website at www.cambrian.co.nz or provided to the Customer in writing (whichever is the earlier).