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Consultancy Contract for purposes of section 5 of the Public Service Act between the Northern Territory of Australia and Territory Focus Consulting



Consultancy Contract for purposes of section 5 of the Public Service Act between the Northern Territory of Australia and Territory Focus Consulting

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Tabled Papers for 8th Assembly 1997 - 2001; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Sydney Stirling


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- 3 Responsibilities of the Consultant 7. (1) The Consultant shall perform the Services as an independent contractor in accordance with his own methods, the terms of this agreement and applicable laws and regulations. (2) The Consultant shall obtain his own workers' compensation and personal liability insurance during the period of the contract. Indemnification 8. The Consultant shall indemnify and hold indemnified at all times the Territory and its servants and agents from all claims, actions, suits and demands whether for debt, damages, costs or otherwise arising out of any breach of the duties and obligations of the s Consultant under this agreement whether expressed or implied and whether such breach shall be that of the Consultant or of any of his sub-contractors, employees or agents and without implying in any way that the generality hereof does not cover the following situation this indemnity shall extend to any additional cost or claims which may arise as a result of the acts or omissions of the Consultant or any of his sub-contractors, employees or agents amounting to culpable, professional negligence in the preparation or supervision of the preparation of plans, specifications and reports. Force Maieure 9. (1) If the Consultant is unable wholly or in part to carry out obligations hereunder due to acts of God, strike, lockouts or other industrial disturbances, war, unavoidable accident, fire, flood or explosion, the Consultant shall give the Territory notice thereof and insofar as is known, the probable extent to which he will be unable to perform or will be delayed in performing such obligation, whereupon such obligation shall be suspended so far as it is affected by such cause.

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