Terms & Conditions of Hire

The hirer by this signature agrees to hire the goods, accessories or equipment ("the goods") described herein from  Backline Hire Stage Systems Pty. Limited, or its permitted assigns ("the owner") for the hire period and to pay the total hire fee payable and observe the conditions terms and covenants contained in the Agreement to Hire hereof. 

The hire period shall commence from the date of acceptance of goods to the hirer until the goods are returned or repossessed by the owner. The owner may terminate the hire period after receiving proper confirmation of the theft or destruction of the goods. 
The hirer shall return the goods to the owner on the date due back specified on the agreement hereof or on such earlier date as the owner may require under clause 7 hereof. 

The owner may accept this offer by delivering the goods to the hirer. 

The total hire fee payable shall be the aggregate of:
(i) the hire charge for the use of the goods calculated in accordance with the relevant writings and figures set forth on the front here of under "HIRE FEE PAYABLE". 
(ii) a sum equal to the value of the goods, accessories and equipment lost or stolen during the rental period.
(iii) the owners expenses both legal and incidental.
(iv) accumulated interest on all amounts due but unpaid.
The total hire fee payable shall be due to owner from the hirer either on demand by the owner or at the end of the hire period whichever is sooner. The hirer will on demand pay to the owner interest on a daily basis calculated at the rate of .06% per day on all amounts due but unpaid.

(i) the hirer covenants with the owner that the goods will at the end of the hire period or upon the date of repossession be 
in good condition free from all damage or defects of any kind whatsoever except for ordinary wear and tear. 
(ii) the hirer agrees to pay the owner for the owners loss expenses and costs in respect of all such damage and defects which amount shall be recoverable from the hirer on liquidated demand. 
(iii) the hirer shall accept full and total responsibility for goods on hire and all risk remain with the hirer.The owner acknowledges 
that no unit or item of goods hired are covered by the owner by insurance whilst on hire and the hirer covenants to insure goods in the name of the hirer and the owner jointly whilst on hire. 

That the hirer shall:
(i) not allow or permit the goods on hire to be used by any person 
(a) other than himself or members of his family 
(b) members of his band, incorporated company, unincorporated association or acknowledged servants, agents or 
Employees PROVIDED ALWAYS that the owner has received notice from the hirer of the names of persons inclusive 
of the list above mentioned and the location where the goods are to be used. 

(ii) pay to the owner for the owners use such deposit on account of total hire fee payable or otherwise as the owner may 
require and shall cause any cheque for such deposit to be met immediately on presentation. 
(iii) not allow the goods to be repaired nor allow or create any lien over the goods nor part with possession of the goods. 
(iv) take reasonable care of the goods and not abuse or misuse them in any way whatsoever. 

The owner may repossess the goods and the hirer shall on being so required by the owner forthwith return the goods to the owner