TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
In these terms and conditions:
1.1 “Products” means the good(s) (whether ‘made-to-order’ or customised goods
manufactured by the Seller, ‘off-the-shelf’ or standard goods manufactured by the Seller
or a 3rd party, and / or new or used goods) and or service(s) described overleaf.
1.2 “Seller” means CONCORDE FOOD EQUIPMENT WHOLESALERS PTY LTD
(A.B.N 86 547 310 979).
1.3 “Buyer” means the purchaser of the Products specified overleaf
2. APPLICABILITY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2.1 These terms and conditions apply to all sales of Products by the Seller to the Buyer and
constitute all the terms agreed between them to the exclusion of all other terms and
conditions. Any conditions contained in any order or other document submitted by the
Buyer are hereby expressly excluded.
2.2 The descriptions, illustrations and performances contained in the Seller’s catalogues,
price lists and other advertising matter do not form part of the contract of sale of the
Products or of the description applied to the Products. The Buyer accepts all
responsibility for ensuring that the Products it selects at the time of purchase are fit for
their intended purpose and releases the Seller from any responsibility over
recommendations made by the Seller at or before the time of purchase.
2.3 Upon any payment on this invoice, the buyer agrees to all parts of the seller’s terms and
conditions of sale, irrespective of signature acknowledgement or not.
3. PRICE AND PAYMENT
3.1 Prices quoted by the Seller are ex-Seller’s premises exclusive of GST and are subject to
change at any time without notice and are not binding on the Seller.
3.2 Payment of the price of the Products (plus any applicable freight or delivery charges and
GST and any other taxes, duties or imposts) must be made in clear funds at the times and
in the manner described overleaf and in all cases must be fully made prior to delivery,
installation or collection (unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Seller). If payment of
a deposit is indicated as being required overleaf, the deposit shall be non-refundable to
the extent permitted by law.
3.3 If the Buyer has an approved credit account with the Seller, the Products supplied must be
paid for within the approved credit terms. Where the Buyer is overdue with any payment
of any approved credit account, the Seller (without prejudice to its other rights) reserves
the right to change the Buyer to a ‘cash on delivery’ ("COD") account or to cease
supplying further Products to the Buyer.
3.4 Without prejudice to any other remedy, the Seller reserves the right to charge interest on
any overdue invoices at an annual rate prescribed from time to time under section 2 of the
Penalty Interest Rates Act 1983.
3.5 The seller’s terms and conditions apply to all third party invoicing, including but not
limited to invoices in the name of; financial institutions, insurance companies, builders,
shop fitters, resellers etc.
4. SHIPPING AND DELIVERY
4.1 Whilst the Seller will use all reasonable endeavours to meet proposed delivery times, the
delivery times made known to the Buyer are estimates only given in good faith and the
Seller is not liable for late delivery or non-delivery. The Seller is not liable for any loss,
damage or delay (including consequential losses) occasioned to the Buyer or its
customers arising from late or non-delivery or late installation of the Products. The seller
recommends the buyer to take out relevant insurance.
4.2 Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Seller, delivery terms shall be ex-Seller’s
4.3 The Seller is not responsible to the Buyer or any person claiming through the Buyer for
any loss or damage to the Products in transit caused by any event of any kind by any
person (whether or not the Seller is legally responsible for the person who caused or
contributed to that loss or damage). The Products are at the risk of the Buyer as soon as
they are dispatched or collected from the Seller’s premises.
5. RETENTION OF TITLE & PPSA
5.1 This clause 5 applies to any good(s) forming part of the sale of the Products described
overleaf and or to any good(s) forming part of the sale of any Products by the Seller to the
Buyer in the future (“the Goods”).
5.2 Ownership of, or title in, the Goods remains with the Seller and will not pass to the Buyer
until the Buyer has paid the Seller in full for the Products under all individual contracts
for the supply of Products between the Seller and the Buyer, and the Buyer has
discharged all outstanding indebtedness under these terms and conditions, whether in
respect of the Products or otherwise, to the Seller.
5.3 Until the Goods are sold or otherwise used by the Buyer in the ordinary course of the
Buyer’s business, the Buyer must keep the Goods safe and clearly designate the Goods as
the property of the Seller. If the Goods are sold or otherwise used, altered or comingled
with other goods by the Buyer, then the proceeds of sale of each item of the Goods must
be held by the Buyer in a separate fund on trust for the Seller and the Buyer must account
to the Seller for such proceeds. The Buyer hereby irrevocably grants the Seller the right to
enter the Seller’s premises or vehicles to inspect the Goods and retake possession of any
Goods and otherwise exercise any rights in relation to the Goods conferred by common
law, statute or contract.
5.4.1 In this clause 5.4:
(i) PPSA means the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) as amended from
time to time;
(ii) a term used in this clause 5.4 has the same meaning as in the PPSA.
5.4.2 In consideration of the Seller supplying the Goods to the Buyer at the request of
the Buyer, the Buyer:
(i) grants to the Seller, at the Seller’s discretion, a security interest or purchase money
security interest (PMSI) in the Goods;
(ii) agrees that any of the Goods or proceeds of sale of the Goods coming into
existence after the date of these terms and conditions or the date of this invoice (as
the case may be) will come into existence subject to the security interest or PMSI
granted in these terms and conditions without the need for any further action or
agreement by any party;
(iii) agrees that the Buyer has received valuable consideration from the Seller and that
such consideration is sufficient;
(iv) agrees that the security interest or PMSI has attached or will attach to all Goods
supplied now or in the future to the Buyer when the Buyer takes possession of the
Goods and that the attachment of the security interest or PMSI has not in any way
been deferred or postponed from the date of these terms and conditions or the date
of this invoice (as the case may be).
5.4.3 The Seller may, by notice to the Buyer at any time, require the Buyer to take all
steps that the Seller considers necessary or desirable to:
(i) ensure that these terms and conditions or any security interest or PMSI arising
under them, are enforceable against the Buyer or any third party;
(ii) protect, perfect, record, or better secure the position of the Seller under these terms
and conditions as a first ranking security.
5.4.4 The Seller reserves the right to register a financing statement in respect of any
Goods supplied by the Seller to the Buyer under these terms.
5.4.5 The cost and expense of registering a financing statement or a financing change
statement is to be paid by the Buyer and may, where applicable, be debited against
the Buyer’s credit account with the Seller or included in this invoice as a separate
5.4.6 The Buyer:
(i) waives the right to receive a copy of any notice, verification statement confirming
registration of a financing statement or a financing change statement relating to the
security interest or PMSI under these terms and conditions, unless the notice or
statement is required by law and cannot be excluded;
(ii) agrees to comply with any notice from the Seller under this clause 5.4 at the
Buyer’s cost and expense.
5.4.7 The Buyer agrees:
(i) not to allow any person to register a financing statement over any of the Goods
supplied by the Seller without the prior written consent of the Seller;
(ii) that it must immediately notify the Seller if it becomes aware of any person taking
steps to register a financing statement in relation to the Goods.
6.1 To the extent permitted by law, the Seller’s liability for a breach of any express and
implied warranties, guarantees and conditions under statute or general law (including but
not limited to a breach of a guarantee implied by Division 1 of Part 3-2 of the Australian
Consumer Law) in relation to any Products manufactured by the Seller is limited to
making good any defects by repairing the defects or at the Seller’s option by replacement,
within a period not exceeding:
(a) in the case of new Products - twelve (12) calendar months; (unless specified) some
products do not carry a full 12-month warranty on parts or labour.
(b) in the case of used Products – three (3) calendar months, (unless specified)
after the earlier of: The Products being dispatched to/collected by the Buyer; and the date
of the Seller’s invoice for the Products, and so long as:
(i) defects have arisen solely from faulty materials or workmanship;
(ii) the Products have not received maltreatment, inattention or interference and have
been used, serviced and maintained by the Buyer in accordance with the Seller’s
specifications and recommendations;
(iii) accessories of any kind used by the Buyer are manufactured by or approved by the
(iv) the seals of any kind on the Products remain unbroken; and
(v) the Seller’s authorised representative has inspected the Products and has determined
that a defect exists.
(vi) manufacturer warranty applies to Australian capital cities, remote, country and
regional areas will incur extra charges. Counter line is return to base warranty.
6.2 Consumables such as globes, thermo couples, door seals and the like are not covered by
the warranty in clause 6.1.
6.3 If any of the Products are not manufactured by the Seller the guarantee of the
manufacturer of those Products is accepted by the Buyer and is the only guarantee given
to the Buyer in respect of those Products. The Seller agrees to assign to the Buyer on
request made by the Buyer the benefit of any warranty or entitlement to those Products
that the manufacturer has granted to the Seller under any contract or by implication or
operation of law to the extent that the benefit of any warranty or entitlement is assignable.
6.4 Except as provided in these terms and conditions and to the extent permitted by law, all
express and implied warranties, guarantees and conditions under statute or general law as
to merchantability, description, quality, suitability or fitness of the Products for any
purpose or as to design, assembly, installation, materials or workmanship or otherwise are
expressly excluded. The Seller is not liable to the Buyer or and third party for physical or
financial injury, loss or damage or for special, indirect, consequential or punitive loss or
damage of any kind (including but not limited to loss of profits or loss of business) (and
even if notified of the possibility of such loss or damage) arising out of the supply, layout,
assembly, installation or operation of the Products or arising out of the Seller’s
negligence or in any way whatsoever.
6.5 Warranty is Mon – Fri 8.30am to 5.00pm. Repairs from any third party contractors must
be approved by the seller, and the seller will not reimburse the buyer, or settle any repair
invoices unless prior approval by the seller.
7. CHANGED OR DISCONTINUED PRODUCT
7.1 The Buyer acknowledges that over time, the Seller’s products may undergo update and
revision. As a result, there may be some differences between what is advertised / supplied
to the Buyer and the specifications and description of the Products at the time the Seller
submits its quotation and or the time the Buyer submits its Order. All reasonable care has
been taken to ensure that prices are correctly printed and advertised at the time. The
company reserves the right to not honuor any prices shown as a result of pricing or
8.1 The Seller is not under any duty to accept Products returned by the Buyer and will do so
only on terms determined by the Seller (including a 30% re-stocking fee for ‘off-theshelf’ or standard Products) in each individual case.
8.2 Without limiting the generality of clause 8.1, in no case shall the Seller accept the return
of Products which are ‘made-to-order’, customised, used or damaged, or have been
sourced from overseas. Further, in the case of any Product, the Seller shall not accept any
claim for return by the Buyer if the claim is not made within 7 days of delivery or
collection of the Products.
8.3 If the Seller agrees to accept returned Products from the Buyer under clause 8.1, the
Buyer must return the Products to the Seller at the Seller’s place of business.
8.4 If the Seller agrees to accept returned Products from the Buyer under clause 8.1, the
Buyer must return the Products to the Seller in original packaging. No returns will be
accepted if products are not in perfect condition.