Conditions of Contracts

1. Authorised Orders

A contract is not formed unless the order is on an official authorised Milton Keynes Education Trust (MKET) form. Orders placed verbally and by telephone should be confirmed immediately on an official order and endorsed as confirmatory.

2. Quality of Goods

The goods to be supplied under this Contract shall be as specified and MKET shall have the power to reject any goods not complying with the Contract.

3. Removal of Rejected Goods

Rejected goods are to be removed by and at the expense of the Supplier immediately after notice of rejection has been given. If not so taken away, MKET may cause the goods to be removed and charge the Supplier with all expenses incurred in or about such removal.

4. Power to Purchase in Default

In cases of failure by the Supplier to deliver the goods demanded, upon receipt of orders for the same; or in the case of goods delivered not being of the stipulated quality, sort, description, weight or measure, MKET, or their authorised officers, shall have power to reject any goods and to purchase other goods instead of any rejected, or not delivered, unless the Supplier shall supply within seven days from the time of rejection other goods which shall be sufficient and satisfactory: and any excess of cost so incurred by MKET together with all charges and expenses attending the purchase, shall be recoverable by MKET from the Supplier.

5. Power to Cancel Contract

In the event of the Supplier offering or giving or agreeing to give to any person any gift or consideration of any kind as an inducement or reward for doing or forbearing to do or having done or forborne to do any action in relation to the obtaining or execution of the Contract or any other contract with MKET or for showing or forbearing to show favour or disfavour to any person in relation to the Contract or any other Contract with MKET or if the like acts shall have been done by any person employed by him or acting on his behalf (whether with or without the knowledge of the Supplier), or if in relation to any contract with MKET the Supplier or any person employed by him or acting on his behalf shall have committed an offence under the Prevention of Corruption Acts 1889 to 1916, or shall have given any fee or reward the receipt of which is an offence under sub-section (2) of section 117 of the Local Government Act, 1972, MKET shall be entitled to cancel the Contract and to recover from the Supplier the amount of any loss resulting from such cancellation.

6. Assignment of Contract

The Contract, or any part, share or interest therein is not to be transferred or assigned by the Supplier, directly or indirectly, to any person or persons whomsoever, without the written consent of MKET previously given.

7. Payment for Supplies

The Supplier shall be entitled to invoice MKET on delivery of the goods under this Contract. Unless otherwise agreed, MKET will pay for the goods within 30 days from receipt of invoice.

8. MKET Documents Prevail

In the event of any dispute arising between these Conditions and the Supplier’s normal terms of trade, these Conditions, and any representations made in respect of them, shall prevail.

Milton Keynes Education Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company number 7663689
The Registered Office is at Walton High, Fyfield Barrow, MILTON KEYNES, MK7 7WH
(VAT Number GB 130 3792 36)