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“Working and learning together to improve children’s lives”




1.  In these conditions: -

                “YCAT” means Yorkshire Collaborative Academy Trust

                “Conditions” means these terms and conditions

                “Goods” means the goods supplied under the order

                “Order” means YCAT’sorder for the goods

                “Supplier” means the supplier of the goods


2.  These conditions apply to all orders for the purchase of goods by YCAT from the Supplier.  All other terms and conditions are excluded including any terms and conditions which the Supplier may attempt to apply under any sales offer or other documents.  Delivery of goods by the Supplier to YCAT shall be deemed to be conclusive evidence of the Supplier’s acceptance of these conditions. 


3. No variation of these conditions shall be effective unless agreed in writing between YCAT and the Supplier


4. Goods must be of the type and quality specified in the order, and where relevant must comply with samples previously approved by YCAT. 


5. Goods shall be supplied in such quantities, at such times and in such a manner as YCAT may direct.  Goods shall be delivered at the Supplier’s risk to the address specified in the order and shall be free from charges for carriage and packaging except where YCAT agrees to pay such charges in the order.  The Supplier shall be responsible for the off loading of goods on delivery.


6. Property and risk in the goods shall pass to YCAT on delivery except where payment has already been made, when property in the goods shall pass on payment.


7. The Supplier shall provide a delivery note quoting the order number and giving details of the goods delivered.  YCAT’s order number must also be quoted on the invoice.


8. If the goods delivered are not of the specified quality, quantity or type or if they do not comply with any sample previously supplied then YCAT can either refuse to receive the goods at all or can reject all or part of them. 


9. If any goods rejected by YCAT are not removed by the Supplier within seven days from the notice, YCAT may remove the goods at the Supplier’s cost.  Rejection may be for quality reasons or other valid grounds.


10. The Supplier warrants to YCAT that the goods will be of satisfactory quality (within the meaning of the Sale of Goods Act 1979) and fit for any purpose stated by the Supplier or made known to YCAT at the time the order is placed; the goods will be free from defects in design, material and workmanship; the goods will correspond with any relevant specified sample and will comply with all statutory requirements and regulations relating to the sale of goods.


11. If the Supplier does not deliver the goods within the time specified in the order YCAT may cancel the order.


12. YCAT shall not be liable for any damage to or deterioration of any rejected goods whilst in its possession. 


13. The Supplier shall not assign or sub-contract the order (in whole or in part) without YCAT’s agreement but no consent is necessary for sub-contracting the delivery of the goods.


14. The Supplier shall indemnify YCAT against all losses, claims and costs arising from injury (including death), loss of or damage to property real or personal arising out of the act or default of the Supplier, its servants, agents or sub-contractors in connection with the order.


15. YCAT may cancel the order immediately if the Supplier becomes bankrupt, has a receiver appointed, goes into liquidation or if the Supplier is guilty of any offence under relevant Prevention of Corruption legislation.


16. Where a price is specified in the order the price actually chargeable must not exceed it.


17. The Supplier must comply with every relevant legal requirement (including EU and UK standards) relating to the manufacture, packaging and delivery of the goods.


18. English law applies to the order. 


19. YCAT may set off against the price any amount due from the Supplier under this or any other order.


20. YCAT’s rights in these conditions supplement any warranty or guarantee offered by the Supplier.  YCAT will have the right to require the Supplier to remedy defects in the goods (by repair or replacement) if within six months of delivery, the goods become defective because of poor design or workmanship, use of faulty materials or other relevant reason.


21. Except where otherwise agreed by YCAT, the invoice will be paid by BACS and the remittance advice sent by email or fax.  The Supplier shall provide details of its bank account and email address or fax number to YCAT no later than the time of submitting the invoice relating to this order.


22. The Supplier shall comply with all relevant anti-discrimination legislation, including but not limited to, the Race Relations Act 1976 (as amended) and the Disability Discrimination Act.


23. The Supplier shall adhere to YCAT’s Equal Opportunities Policy at all times when working with YCAT.


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