1. Definition and Payment
1.1 “Veterinarian” shall mean Bay Veterinary Group Ltd T/A BayVets
1.2 “Owner” shall mean the Owner or any person (or persons) that agree
herein to be liable for the debts of the Owner on a principal debtor
1.3 Time for payment for the Services shall be of the essence and will be
stated on the invoice. If no time is stated, then payment shall be on
delivery of the service.
1.4 At the Veterinarian’s sole discretion, payment for approved Owners or
Persons responsible for the Account shall be made by installments in
accordance with the Veterinarian’s payment schedule.
2.1 Interest on overdue invoices shall accrue from the date when
payment becomes due daily until the date of payment at a rate of
2.5% per calendar month and such interest shall compound monthly
at such a rate after as well as before any judgement.
2.2 In the event that the Owner’s payment is dishonoured for any reason
the Owner shall be liable for any dishonour fees incurred by the
2.3 If the Owner defaults in payment of any invoice when due, the Owner
shall indemnify Veterinarian from and against all of Veterinarian’s
costs and disbursements including on a solicitor and own client basis
and in addition all the Veterinarian’s nominees costs of collection.
2.4 If any account remains overdue after thirty(30) days then an amount
of the greater of $20.00 or 10% of the amount overdue (up to a
maximum of $200) shall be levied for administration fees which sum
shall become immediately due and payable.
2.5 Without prejudice to any other remedies the Veterinarian may have,
If at any time the Owner is in breach of any obligation ( including those
relating to payment), the Veterinarian may suspend or terminate the
supply of Services to the Owner and any of its other obligations under
the terms and conditions. The Veterinarian will not be liable to the
Owner for any loss or damage the Owner suffers because the
Veterinarian exercised its right under this clause.
3. Privacy Act 1993
3.1 The Owner and the Guarantor/s (if separate to the Owner) authorize
The Veterinarian to :
a) collect, retain and use any information about the Owner and/or Guarantors, for the purpose of assessing the Owner’s and/or
Guarantors’ creditworthiness or marketing products and services
to the Owner and/or Guarantors; and
b) disclose information about the Owner and/or Guarantors,
whether collected by the Veterinarian from the Owner and/or
Guarantors directly or obtained by the Veterinarian from any
Other source, to any other credit provider or any credit reporting
Agency for the purposes of providing or obtaining a credit
Reference, debt collection or notifying a default by the owner
3.2 Where the Owner and/or Guarantors are an individual the authorities
under clause 3.1 are authorities or consents for the purposes of the
Privacy Act 1993.
3.3 The Owner and/or Guarantors shall have the right to request the
Veterinarian for a copy of the information about the Owner and/or
Guarantors retained by the Veterinarian and the right to request the
Veterinarian to correct any incorrect information about the Owner
And/or Guarantors held by the Veterinarian.