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All Goods and/or Services are purchased by Asahi Beverages Pty Ltd "ABPL" subject to the following conditions which shall prevail over all other terms and conditions, unless a separate agreement in writing has been specifically agreed between the parties and any conditions to the contrary contained herein are expressly excluded.

1 Supply of goods and services

The Supplier must supply the Goods and/or Services to ABPL in accordance with the Agreement.

2 Price for goods and services

2.1 ABPL agrees to pay the Price for the Goods and /or Services.

2.2 The Price includes GST, all packaging, transport, customs duty (and any other duties, taxes or levies), insurance, loading, unloading and storage costs, up to the point of delivery.

3 Risk and title in Goods

Risk in the Goods passes to ABPL upon delivery of the Goods. Title in the Goods passes to ABPL upon delivery or upon payment by ABPL for the Goods, whichever occurs first. Delivery occurs when ABPL signs a delivery receipt.

4 Conditions as to quality of Goods and Services

4.1 The Supplier warrants that the Goods and Services:

(a) comply with all Specifications;

(b) do not infringe any right of any third party (including, without limitation, any intellectual property right), or applicable law, statute, regulation, code or rule;

(c) are fit for the purpose which the Supplier has been notified ABPL intends to use them or for which they are commonly used;

(d) correspond with any description or sample the Supplier has previously provided to ABPL; and

(e) comply with all relevant legislation.

4.2 Without limiting clause 4.1, the Supplier warrants that the Goods:

(a) are not defective and are of merchantable quality;

(b) where the Goods are intended for human consumption (or are an ingredient to be used in the manufacture of goods intended for human consumption):

(i) are fit for human consumption;

(ii) comply in all respects with all relevant provisions of all applicable food, health, trade practices, weights and measures and other legislation in Australia;

(iii) are not adulterated or contaminated in any way; and

(iv) the Goods do not comprise and are not derived from any genetically modified organisms or products, except to the extent agreed by ABPL.

4.3 Without limiting clause 4.1, the Supplier warrants that the Services will:

(a) be performed by appropriately qualified and trained personnel;

(b) be performed with due care and skill; and

(c) comply with all directives and orders given by ABPL representatives or procedures communicated by ABPL to the Supplier.

5 Goods and Services which fail to meet standards

Without limiting any other remedy ABPL may have, if the Goods delivered or Services performed do not meet or exceed the standards required in the Agreement, do not meet or exceed the Specifications or are otherwise unacceptable to ABPL upon delivery and in relation to Goods, at any time during their intended useful life (the Non-conforming Goods and Services), SAP

will not be required to pay for those Non-conforming Goods and/or Services. The Supplier must, at the Supplier’s cost, if ABPL requires the Supplier to do so, promptly remove any Non-conforming Goods from ABPL’s premises. The Supplier must at ABPL’s election either:

(a) promptly replace the Non-conforming Goods and/or Services with Goods and/or Services which do meet the relevant standards or Specifications and which are acceptable to ABPL; or

(b) refund to ABPL all money paid in respect of the Non-conforming Goods and/or Services.

6 Intellectual property

6.1 Nothing in the Agreement affects ownership of any intellectual property rights of the Supplier existing as at the date of the Agreement or subsequently arising in relation to the Goods and Services other than as specified in clauses 6.2 and 6.3.

6.2 If any of the Goods have been specifically designed for or requested by ABPL (the “Custom Works”) all intellectual property in, and relating to, the Custom Works will be ABPL’s property.

6.3 All intellectual property created by or on behalf of the Supplier in the course of providing the Services to ABPL (“Contract Intellectual Property”) will be ABPL’s property.

6.4 The Supplier must at its own cost to do all things necessary to give effect to clauses 6.2 and 6.3, including signing documents and procuring third party licences and consents necessary to assign all right to the intellectual property rights under clauses 6.2 and 6.3 to ABPL and reserve all ABPL’s intellectual property rights in any agreement which the Supplier enters into with any third party in relation to any Custom Works and/or Contract Intellectual Property.

7 Confidentiality

7.1 The parties must keep all Confidential Information secret and must not use that Confidential Information except as necessary for the purposes of the Agreement. Each party must store all Confidential Information in a way that minimises the risk of unauthorised access. In this clause 7, “Confidential Information” with respect to a party (a “Receiving Party”) means:

(a) the existence and terms of the Agreement; and

(b) any technical, scientific, commercial, financial or other information of or about the other party (the “Discloser”) or any of its products, of which the Receiving Party becomes aware in connection with the Agreement and all information about the Discloser’s business and business processes.

7.2 The parties’ obligations under this clause 7 do not apply to any information which:

(a) is in the public domain as at the date of the Agreement or which subsequently comes into the public domain (other than because of a breach of any obligation of confidence owned to the Discloser); or

(b) the Receiving Party can demonstrate by evidence in writing either:

(i) was in the possession of the Receiving Party’s as at the date of the Agreement; or

(ii) subsequently comes into the possession of the Receiving Party through a third party who does not owe any obligation of confidence to the Discloser in respect of that information; or

(iii) the Receiving Party is required by law to disclose.

7.3 Where the Supplier is the Receiving Party, the Supplier must promptly return all Confidential Information to ABPL or destroy it if ABPL asks the Supplier to do so.

8 Termination

The Agreement may be terminated immediately by ABPL if the Supplier breaches the Agreement, or at any other time by ABPL by providing 2 weeks notice in writing to the Supplier. A fair and reasonable price will be paid for all agreed work in progress at the time of cancellation and subsequently received by ABPL. ABPL will not be liable for any loss to the Supplier, including consequential loss.

9 Terms of payment

9.1 The Supplier must submit an invoice for all Goods and Services provided to ABPL in a form acceptable to ABPL. The invoice must specify the Purchase Order number to which the invoice relates. ABPL will not be required to pay any invoice that does not specify a Purchase Order number or specifies an invalid Purchase Order number.

The Supplier must provide ABPL with a valid tax invoice for any taxable supply it makes to ABPL under the Agreement. ABPL will not be required to pay the Supplier until the Supplier has provided a valid tax invoice to ABPL.

9.2 ABPL will pay the invoiced amount by the end of the final day of the calendar month immediately following the month of invoice, provided that the invoice is received no later than the 10th day of the calendar month.

9.3 All invoices must be sent to Accounts Department, Asahi Beverages Pty Ltd, Locked Bag 7777, Nunawading, VIC 3131.

10 Insurance

The Supplier must obtain product liability insurance of not less than A$20 million per event, public liability insurance of not less than A$20 million per event and, if Services are being provided, professional indemnity insurance of not less than A$20 million per event.

11 Indemnity

11.1 Without limiting any of ABPL’s other legal rights, the Supplier hereby indemnifies ABPL and its related bodies corporate (as defined in the Corporations Act 2001) against any loss, damage, claim, action or expense (including, without limitation, legal expense) which ABPL or any of its related bodies corporate suffer in connection with any of the following:

(a) a breach of the Agreement by the Supplier;

(b) any warranty given by the Supplier under the Agreement being incorrect or misleading in any way;

(c) any product liability claim or product recall relating to the Goods;

(d) any negligent act or failure to act by the Supplier or any of the Supplier’s employees, agents, officers or contractors; and

(e) any act which is not authorised by the Agreement.

12 GST

12.1 Where the Agreement requires either party to pay for, reimburse or contribute to any expense, loss or outgoing (“reimbursable expense”) suffered or incurred by the other party, the amount required to be paid, reimbursed or contributed by the first party will be the sum of:

(a) the amount of the reimbursable expense net of input tax credits (if any) to which the other party is entitled in respect of the reimbursable expense (“net amount”); and

(b) if the other party's recovery from the first party is a taxable supply, any GST payable in respect of that supply.

13 Miscellaneous

13.1 ABPL may transfer, assign, novate or otherwise encumber or deal with (“dispose of”) the Agreement, or any right or obligation under it to a Related Body Corporate without the consent of the Supplier. A party must not otherwise dispose of the Agreement or any right or obligation under it or subcontract any of its obligations under the Agreement, without the prior written consent of the other party. Supplier will not as a result of any sub-contracting arrangement be relieved from the performance of any obligation under the Agreement and will be responsible and liable for all acts and omissions of a sub-contractor

13.2 The Agreement is governed by the laws of Victoria. The Supplier irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria for determining any dispute.

13.3 The Supplier shall comply with all relevant occupational health and safety and environment laws and ABPL environmental health and safety policies and procedures relevant to the supply of the Goods. For the avoidance of doubt, this includes without limitation the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Vic) 2004 or its relevant state equivalent and the Environment Protection Act (Vic) 1970 or its relevant state equivalent.

13.4 Upon request by ABPL, the Supplier agrees to provide ABPL with sufficient information regarding any hazards inherent to its Goods and harm minimisation procedures in the event of such hazards occurring.

Agreement means these terms and conditions and the Purchase Order.
Consideration, GST, Input tax credit, Supply, Tax Invoice, and Taxable Supply have the meanings given to those expressions in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.
Goods and Services means the goods and services specified in the Purchase Order to be supplied by the Supplier to ABPL.
Price means the price specified in the Purchase Order.
Purchase Order means the purchase order provided by ABPL to the Supplier which is subject to these terms and conditions.