Important Information

Time of sale: The sale will close from 12noon.

VAT: No VAT will be charged on this sale unless stated in the lot description.

Buyer’s Premium: Will be charged at 5% +VAT.

Measurements: Please note that all measurements in lot descriptions are as measured and are not guaranteed to be accurate by the auctioneers or the vendor, please ask if you require accurate measurements to be taken.

Viewing: The sale can be viewed on Friday 23rd February 1-4pm or Saturday 24th February 9am-1pm.

i-bidder: The auction will be run live online through i-Bidder. To register to bid online go to A catalogue including photographs will be available to view on i-bidder from Friday 23rd February.

Export & VAT: Buyers eligible for export VAT rates must pay the entire invoice including VAT before removal of goods from the sale site. VAT will be refunded less any transfer fees encountered by the auctioneers following receipt of relevant export documents.

Enquiries:      Ralph Ward (Auctioneer & Day of Sale) – 07980 864909
                      Philip Mortimer (Auctioneer) - 07968 614948
                      James Buckton (Auctioneer & Day of Sale) - 07539 867249

Conditions of Sale: Please see the Terms & Conditions section.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions:

Conditions of Sale

Specific Conditions to this Sale

Payment – All goods purchased must be payed for prior to on on collection by cash, BACs or debit card. By prior arrangement only and at the auctioneers’ discretion cheques may be accepted.

Movement & Collection of Lots – The sale site will be open for collection of lots on Friday 1st March 12-4pm Saturday 2nd March 9am-2pm, otherwise collection is by prior appointment with the auctioneers only. The auctioneers accept no liability whatsoever for any lots left on site after Saturday 2nd March 2024. A receipted invoice will be required for collection.

Export & VAT: Buyers eligible for export VAT rates must pay the entire invoice including VAT before removal of goods from the sale site. VAT will be refunded less any transfer fees encountered by the auctioneers following receipt of relevant export documents.

As published by the Livestock Auctioneers’ Association (October 2018)








1              Definitions


1.1          In these Conditions unless the context otherwise requires the words and


expressions set out on the left hand side of the page shall have the meanings set


out opposite them:


“Auctioneer” - the person conducting the Sale and the person by whom that


person is employed or on whose behalf that person is conducting the Sale;


“Bidder” - the purchaser or person duly authorised to bid for any Lot(s) as agent


for and on behalf of the Purchaser;


“Buyer’s Premium” – the surcharge made by the Auctioneer, and payable by the


Purchaser, on all purchases of chattelsin the Sale in addition to the Hammer Price


(to which is to be added VAT at the rate current at the date of the Sale);


“Commission” – the charges of the Auctioneer payable on the sale of Lots in


accordance with Condition 10;


“Conditions” – the standard businessterms and conditions ofsale set out in these


Conditions of Sale together with any special conditions notified by the Auctioneer


for a particular Sale either on his website, in the catalogue for the Sale, on the


Entry Form or announced before the commencement of the sale of any Lot;


“Enactment” - any statute or statutory provision (whether of the United Kingdom


or elsewhere), subordinate legislation (as defined by section 21(1) of the


Interpretation Act 1978) and any other subordinate legislation made under any


such statute or statutory provision;


“End of the Day’s Sale” - the time when the hammer falls on the last Lot in the


Sale or the last Lot in that section of the Sale (as the case may be);


“Entry Form” – the form supplied by the Auctioneer to be completed and signed


by the Vendor including details of the Lots to be offered for sale at the Sale;


“Hammer Price” – the price at which the Lot is knocked down to the highest


Bidder as confirmed by the Auctioneer (excluding any VAT, Commission, Buyer’s


Premium or other charges);


“Liquidated Damages” – the ascertained and agreed damages to cover all


expenses, depreciation in value and other damages whatsoever;


“Lot” – all new or used machinery, motor vehicles, chattels or other sundry


items and/or equipment which is included in a sale organized by the Auctioneer


and offered for sale (whether sold as a single item or as a group of items and


numbered accordingly in the catalogue for the Sale) under these Conditions;


“Purchaser” - in relation to any Lot, the person whose bid for that Lot has been


accepted by the Auctioneer or, if Condition 7 applies, a purchaser from that


person and in either case including the personal representative(s) of such person;


“Reserve Price” – the minimum price notified by the Vendor to the Auctioneer


or determined by the Auctioneer prior to the Sale and below which no offer to


purchase will be accepted;


“Sale” – a sale by public auction containing one or more Lots of new or used


machinery, motor vehicles, chattels or other sundry items and/or equipment


organized by the Auctioneer;


“Sale Premises” – the entirety of the building(s) and/or land (as the case may be)


used by the Auctioneer to conduct the Sale;


“Take Delivery” – accept a transfer of possession;


“VAT” – the value added tax calculated at the rate payable on the date of the Sale


“Vendor” – the owner and any other person (being a partnership), firm or


company other than the Auctioneer who offers a Lot for sale, including the


personal representatives of any such person;


“Warranty of Title” - the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979


as to the Vendor’s right to sell, quiet possession and freedom from encumbrances;


“Working Day” – Monday to Saturday inclusive in any week subject to the


provisions of Condition 2.1 of these Conditions.


1.2          Interpretation


In these Conditions:


1.2.1 words signifying the masculine include the feminine and vice versa.


1.2.2 words signifying the singular include the plural and vice versa.


1.2.3 references to a person include a corporation.


1.2.4      references to any Enactment include a reference to:   any Enactment which that Enactment has directly or indirectly


replaced (whether with or without modification); and,   that Enactment as re-enacted, replaced or modified from time to


time, whether before, on or after the date of these Conditions.


1.2.5       references to a Condition, Schedule or Appendix are to a Condition or part of a


Condition, Schedule or the Appendix to these Conditions.


1.2.6      the contents table and the descriptive headings to Conditions, Schedules and the


Appendix are for convenience only and shall be ignored when interpreting these


Conditions; and,


1.2.7      the words and phrases “other”, “include”, “including” and “in particular” shall not


limit the generality of any preceding words or be construed as being limited to the


same class as the preceding words where a wider construction is possible.




The Conditions which follow apply to all sales of new or used machinery, motor vehicles,


chattels and other sundry items and/or equipment (but for the avoidance of any doubt




2 Time limits


2.1          Time shall be of the essence of all Conditions which contain time limits. Where


the time limited for a person to do anything expires on a Sunday, bank or other


public holiday, or on the day next following any such day, then such Sunday or


bank or other public holiday shall be excluded from the computation of the time.


2.2          In the computation of any period of time before or after the Sale or any other


event, the day of the Sale or other event, as the case may be, shall be excluded.


2.3          Any period of time expressed as a number of days shall be taken to refer to that


number of clear days, and similarly for any other period of time.




3 Statements of fact


Unless otherwise announced all statements of fact made in any sale catalogue


or at the time of the Sale regarding the age, condition or provenance of any


new or used machinery, motor vehicles, chattels or other sundry items and/or


equipment are statements of fact made by the Vendor and not the Auctioneer


and the Auctioneer accepts no responsibility for any mis-statements nor for any


problems experienced by the Purchaser nor claims by him against the Vendor


arising as a result of any such mis-statements.




4              Service of Notices


4.1          Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Conditions, and save as provided


by Condition 4.2, any written notice under any of these Conditions may be served on


the person to whom it is to be given either personally, or by leaving it for him at his last


known address, or by sending it through the post in a prepaid recorded delivery letter


addressed to him there, and any such letter shall be deemed to have been received by


him at the time at which it would be delivered in the ordinary course of post.


4.2          Any written notice required by any of these Conditions to be given by a Purchaser to


a Vendor may be given by such Purchaser to the Auctioneer on the Vendor’s behalf,


either by leaving it at the office of the Auctioneer, or by sending it through the post


in a prepaid recorded delivery letter addressed to the Auctioneer there and any such


letter shall be deemed to have been received by the Vendor at the time at which it


would be delivered to the Auctioneer in the ordinary course of post.


4.3          On receiving any notice under Condition 4.2 the Auctioneer shall, as soon as


reasonably practicable, communicate its contents to the Vendor.


4.4          Except as above, all communications and negotiations with reference to any


dispute between any Purchaser and Vendor under these Conditions shall take


place directly between the Purchaser and the Vendor respectively without


involving the Auctioneer.




5              Liability of the Auctioneer


5.1          The Auctioneer acts in all respects only as agent for the Vendor and no Warranty


is given by the Auctioneer or his employees or contractors, and none shall be


implied, as to title, description or quality of any Lot. Neither the Auctioneer nor


his employees or contractors shall be liable to the Purchaser in respect of any


defect of title, error of description or imperfection or for any announcement


or statement concerning any Lot offered for sale whether made orally or in


writing (whether in a sale catalogue, order of sale, advertisement for the S advertisement for the Sale or


otherwise) and whether given before, during or after the Sale, nor shall he incur


any liability in relation to any dispute between a Vendor and Purchaser.


5.2          The Auctioneer shall not be liable:


5.2.1      in any way for any accident which happens to any person while on the Sale


Premises, unless it arises out of the Auctioneer’s or his employees’ or contractors’


negligence; nor shall he be liable for any expenses, loss, claim or proceedings


in respect of any property real or personal (including all Lots) whether incurred


before or after the Sale;


5.2.2      for any persons entering the Sale Premises who do not observe all specific health


and safety notices which are displayed; or,


5.2.3      in any way in the event of any interruption, suspension, or cancellation or


disturbance to the telephone or on-line auction service nor any loss arising if any


of these events occurs.


5.3           The Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse admission to the Sale Premises to any


person or to refuse the admission of any Lot into the Sale, without having to state


the reason.




6 Entry of Lots for the Sale


6.1          The Vendorshall ensure that all Lots, which must be notified to the Auctioneer on


the Entry Form for the Sale, shall be delivered to the Sale Premises in accordance


with the terms of entry specified in the Entry Form unless otherwise agreed with


or instructed by the Auctioneer prior to or on the day of the Sale.


6.2          Entries of Lots for sale will not be accepted on the day of the Sale unless the


Auctioneer agrees otherwise.


6.3          All Vendors shall properly complete a VAT declaration confirming their status


(and VAT registration number where applicable) and deliver it to the Auctioneer


prior to the Sale. Vendors, who for the purposes of VAT legislation are registered


Vendors operating within the General Margin Scheme, must enter their Lots on


the Entry Form and clearly state that they are eligible to sell their Lots under the


Auctioneer’s scheme and require them to be so treated.


6.4          The Auctioneer reserves the right to charge an entry fee in respect of the entry of


any Lot in the Sale.




7 Conduct of Sales


7.1          Every Vendor, Bidder and Purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge


of these Conditions and by taking part in the Sale agrees to be bound by them.


These Conditions shall apply to all sales conducted by the Auctioneer on the Sale


Premises except where they conflict with any special conditions expressly stated


by the Auctioneer in the catalogue or at the time of the Sale as applying to the


sale of that Lot, which shall then prevail.


7.2          If a Lot entered for a sale is specifically advertised by the Auctioneer and the


person entering that Lot fails to take it for sale on the relevant day, the Auctioneer


may charge him a fair and reasonable proportion of the expenses incurred.


7.3          The Auctioneer does not guarantee that every Lot which is entered for sale in any


catalogue or advertisement will be forward at the Sale.


7.4          If a person who has brought a Lot on to the Sale Premises for sale sells that Lot


privately on the day of Sale and on the Sale Premises, either before it is offered for


sale at auction or, if it fails to sell at auction, afterwards, these Conditions shall, so


far as applicable, govern that private sale.


7.4.1      In the case of a private sale:  the Vendor and Purchaser shall immediately notify the sale to


the Auctioneer and the purchase price shall be payable to the


Auctioneer in full as if the sale had taken place at the auction; and,   the Auctioneer may charge the Commission which would have been


payable if the Lot had been sold at auction for the price obtained on


the private sale, and if he exercises that right the Auctioneer may


deduct the Commission from the purchase price before accounting


for it to the Vendor.


7.5          If the Vendor fails to comply with the provisions of he shall be liable to pay


the Commission.


7.6          In the event of any dispute arising with regard to the sale of any Lot or if the


Purchaser shall refuse to pay or shall only make partial payment of the purchase


price, the Auctioneer may at his sole discretion annul and cancel the sale of that






8 Reserve prices, order of sale and bidding


8.1          The Auctioneer reserves on behalf of himself, his firm, and the Vendor the


following rights:


8.1.1      to fix a Reserve Price;


8.1.2      to bid on behalf of the Vendor up to the value of the Reserve Price;


8.1.3      to rearrange, consolidate or withdraw any Lots or to vary the order of the Sale;




8.1.4      without giving any reason, to refuse to accept the bids of any person.


8.2          A Vendor who wishes to fix a Reserve Price on any Lot owned by him shall notify


the Auctioneer in writing, at least one hour before the sale of that Lot, failing


which the Auctioneer may sell the Lot to the highest Bidder.


8.3          The Auctioneer may refuse to accept bids from a Vendor for a Lot owned by him


and a Vendor shall not bid for a Lot owned by him using any agent other than the




8.4          No person may advance on the previous bid less than the sum named from time


to time by the Auctioneer.


8.5          No bid may be retracted once made.


8.6          The person making the highest bid accepted by the Auctioneer shall be the




8.7          If a dispute arises as to any bidding, then, at the discretion of the Auctioneer,




8.7.1      the relevant Lot shall immediately be offered for sale again; or,


8.7.2      the Auctioneer shall determine the dispute, and his decision shall be final and


binding on all parties.


8.8          For the avoidance of any doubt, the above Conditions apply whether bidding is by


telephone, or on line, in the same way as if the Bidder is present at the Sale.


8.9          Where a Purchaser wishes to bid by telephone or on line the following


additional conditions shall apply:


8.9.1      if the Purchaser is not already known to the Auctioneer he shall provide such


personal information as the Auctioneer may require for identification, security


and financial purposes (i.e. bank card details) as well as two telephone numbers;




8.9.2      the bank card details provided will be used by the Auctioneer to pay the


purchase price and other charges on or before the End of the Day’s Sale.




9 Buyers Premium


                 After notifying Bidders by written notice displayed at the place of the Sale and by


clear announcement at the start of the day’s Sale the Auctioneer may charge a


Purchaser a Buyers Premium (plus Value Added Tax) in addition to the Hammer






10 Terms of business


10.1        The Auctioneer shall ensure that his trading terms are clearly communicated to


all Vendors and Purchasers by being displayed at the Sale Premises and that they




10.1.1    an obligation on the Auctioneer to pay to the Vendor within an agreed time, the


net proceeds of sale (ie the price paid by the Purchaser less the Commission and


any other deductions) for each Lot; and,


10.1.2    full details of the rates of Commission charged by the Auctioneer.


10.2        If the Auctioneer charges a Buyer’s Premium this will be clearly communicated to


all prospective Purchasers before the Sale begins.


10.3        Allsale monies paid to the Auctioneershall be the property of the Auctioneer and


are not held in trust for the Vendor except where a variation to this procedure has


been notified to the Vendor in writing prior to the Sale. In such cases monies held


by the Auctioneer shall be held in a separate and identifiable Clients’ Account


until payment is made to the Vendor.


10.4        The Auctioneer shall have the right to withhold payment to the Vendor of the


proceeds of sale of a Lot if he has reasonable grounds for believing that the sale


is not ‘bona fide’.


10.5        The Auctioneer shall be entitled before making payment of the proceeds of a sale


to a Vendor to deduct from those monies any debt unsettled and due from the


Vendor to the Auctioneer.


10.6        Following the sale of any tractors and otherself propelled vehicles and machinery


the Auctioneer shall not pay to the Vendor the proceeds of sale for any such


Lot until the Vendor has delivered to the Auctioneer the registration book or


certificate of non registration of that Lot.


10.7        The Auctioneer shall not account for VAT to a VAT registered Vendor until a


properly completed VAT declaration confirming the status and VAT registration


number of the Vendor has been delivered to the Auctioneer.




11           Value Added Tax (VAT)


11.1        VAT at the statutorily prescribed rate will be charged in addition to the Hammer


Price on all Lots, save that the Auctioneer may elect to operate the statutory


Auctioneer’s Margin Scheme in respect of Lots offered on behalf of VAT non


registered Vendors.


11.2        Purchasers from European Union member states shall supply the Auctioneer


with their VAT/FISCAL number at the time of purchase to enable the Auctioneer


to invoice purchased Lots correctly. In the event of non compliance with this


Condition the Auctioneer will charge VAT at the prescribed UK standard rate


applicable at the date of the Sale in addition to the Hammer Price of all relevant




11.3        Overseas Purchasers from non European Union countries will be required to pay


a “VAT Deposit” equal to the United Kingdom standard rate of VAT applicable


at the date of the Sale in addition to the Hammer Price. Provided that within


three months of the date of the Sale, such overseas Purchaser delivers to the


Auctioneer an appropriate Bill of Lading or Certificate of Shipment as proof of


export, the “VAT Deposit” will be refunded to the Purchaser, failing which the


“VAT Deposit” will be remitted to the Vendor.




12           Liability of Vendors and Purchasers for documentation


12.1        Where under any Enactment a Lot must be accompanied by any documentation:


12.1.1    the Vendor shall be responsible for delivering to the Auctioneer all relevant


documents and shall indemnify the Auctioneer against any claim by the Purchaser


resulting from false or incorrectly completed documents and in the event of


the Vendor’s non delivery to the Auctioneer of any such documentation the


Auctioneer shall refuse to accept such Lot for sale; and,


12.1.2    the Purchaser shall be responsible for obtaining from the Auctioneer or from the


Vendor, as the case may be, all documentation to which he is entitled and shall


indemnify the Auctioneer against any claim from any person resulting from the


Purchaser’s failure to do so.


12.2        If the Purchaser believes that any documentation is false or incorrectly completed


he shall notify the Auctioneer by telephone or email (confirmed by notice


in writing posted first class to the Auctioneer and supported by an officially


authorised certificate) before the end of normal business hours on the second


day after the day of the Sale.


12.3        Where any Enactment requires the Auctioneer to give information to any


statutory or other authority or any other organization the Auctioneer may use any


documentation or other information in his possession to supply any information


that is so required.




13 Disclosure of owner’s name: sale for disclosed principal


13.1        Each Lot shall be entered for sale in its owner’s name and if required the owner’s


name as given to the Auctioneer shall be declared by him, when the Lot is offered


for sale.


13.2        Whether or not a Purchaser requires disclosure of the owner’s name the


Auctioneer shall for all purposes be deemed to sell as agent for a disclosed






14 Warranties by the Vendor


14.1        All Lots are accepted for sale by the Auctioneer on condition that the Vendor


warrants his right to sell the same. The Vendor shall indemnify the Auctioneer and


the Purchaser against all actions, costs, proceedings, claims, demands, charges


and expenses which they may sustain or incur by reason of any defect in the


Vendor’s title or arising from the false or incorrect completion of any documents.


14.2        The Vendor further warrants that:


14.2.1    he has notified the Auctioneer in writing of all (if any) of the Lots he has entered


forsale have been written off by an insurance company or if at any time they have


been the subject matter of an insurance claim;


14.2.2    as far as he has been able to do so given the age, condition and usage of any Lot


that he has taken all reasonable steps to ensure the Lot is safe and without risk to


the health and safety of the Auctioneer, his employees, contractors, the Purchaser


and any other person attending the Sale and that he indemnifies each of them


against any claims underthe current Health and Safety, Consumer Safety, Consumer


Protection or other relevant legislation in force at the time of the Sale; and,


14.2.3    unless otherwise disclosed on the Entry Form any motor vehicle isin a roadworthy


condition and complies with the requirements of the current Road Traffic Act


and any regulations made under that Act and that it is sold with the benefit of a


current MOT certificate which will be transferred to the Purchaser by the Vendor.




15 Principal and agent: joint and several liability: bids by agents


15.1        Where a Lot is offered for sale by a person in his own name but he is actually


acting as an agent he shall, if so required by the Auctioneer, be bound to disclose


the name and address of his principal and in such a case both the principal and


the agent shall be jointly and severally liable and any steps authorised by these


Conditions or by the general law may be taken against either or both of them.


15.2        Any person intending to bid for any Lot as an agent shall inform the Auctioneer


before the sale ofsuch Lot begins and shall, if required by the Auctioneer, disclose


the name and address of his principal.


15.3        Subject to Condition 15.4, in all cases where a person whose bid is accepted is


actually acting as an agent, whether or not he has disclosed that fact, he and his


principal shall be deemed to be and shall remain jointly and severally liable and:


15.3.1    any steps or proceedings authorised by these Conditions or the general law may


be taken or commenced against either or both of them; and,


15.3.2    no steps taken or proceedings commenced against the principal or the agent shall


be deemed to operate as an election discharging the other from liability unless


such steps or proceedings result in a final satisfied judgment.


15.4        Condition 15.3 shall not apply if before the commencement of the Sale the person


acting as an agent informs the Auctioneer that he intends to bid as a principal, in


which case he will be deemed to be solely liable.




16           Name of Purchaser: payment of purchase money: transfer of title


16.1        The Purchaser shall give his name and address (and proof of identity if required)


to the Auctioneer when requested to do so.


16.2        The Purchaser shall pay the purchase price (and, if charged, the appropriate VAT


and Buyers Premium) for each Lot that he bids for successfully at the Sale to the


Auctioneer as soon after the fall of the hammer as the Auctioneer may require.


Any time allowed for payment in respect of any purchase shall not be construed


as a waiver of the right to require earlier payment on any subsequent purchase.


16.3        The Purchaser shall not make any set-off or other plea for nonpayment of the


purchase price and shall be liable to the Auctioneer for any unpaid purchase price


whether or not the Lot he successfully bid for has been delivered.


16.4        If the Purchaser fails to pay for any Lot when required to do so by the Auctioneer


and he is not entitled to return the Lot under any of these Conditions, the


Auctioneer may, by notice in writing to the Purchaser, rescind the sale to him


at which point in time the Lot shall be deemed to be resold to and become the


property of the Auctioneer who shall be responsible to the Vendor for the amount


for which the Lot was sold to the Purchaser less the applicable charges.


16.5 Until the Purchaser makes payment in full to the Auctioneer, the Purchaser shall keep


the Lot in good, marketable, and readily identifiable condition and shall not re-sell it.


16.6        In the event of a re-sale by a Purchaser before payment has been made in full to


the Auctioneer the Purchaser shall hold the proceeds of such re-sale on trust for


the Auctioneer (as agent of the Vendor).


16.7        Although the risk in any Lot may have passed to the Purchaser, title to the Lot will


remain with the Vendor until the Purchaser has paid the purchase price for that


Lot in full into the Auctioneer’s bank account within the timescale from the End


of the Day’s Sale to do so set out in the Auctioneer’s terms of business.


If the title to the Lot does not pass to the Purchaser within the relevant timescale


allowed for paymentin this Condition the Vendor may then, but only then,recover


possession of the Lot from the Purchaser and the Vendor or the Auctioneer may


enter on the Purchaser’s premises (or such other premises where the Lot is held)


in order to do so.


16.8        If the Auctioneer accounts to the Vendor for the purchase price for a Lot (less


the applicable charges) before the Purchaser has made payment in full to the


Auctioneer the Auctioneer shall be entitled to any rights in that Lot which the


Vendor may have under Condition 16.7.




17 Sales of Lots by a Purchaser


If, before a Lot is removed from the Sale Premises, the Purchaser of that Lot sells


it to another person and notifies the Auctioneer of the name and address of that


person then that person shall be treated as the Purchaser of the Lot and shall


be entitled to all the rights, and be subject to all the obligations, of the original


Purchaser under these Conditions but this will not affect the right of the Vendor,


or the Auctioneer as agent for the Vendor, to hold the original Purchaser liable if


the subsequent Purchaser fails to fulfil any of those obligations.




18           Responsibility for Lots before and after the Sale


18.1        All Lots are at the risk of the Vendor before the Sale and it shall be his duty to


preserve them.


18.2        On the fall of the hammer each Lot is at the risk of the Purchaser.


18.3        The Auctioneer shall have no liability to notify the Vendor if any Lot is not sold.


18.4        If the Auctioneer expressly agrees to take charge of any Lot after the Sale or to


forward it to its destination he shall be liable for any failure to fulfil this obligation


which is due to his or his employees’ or contractors’ negligence, but otherwise he


shall have no liability or obligation for the safe custody of any Lot after the Sale.




19 Removal of Lots from the Sale Premises


19.1        The Purchaser shall remove the Lot he has purchased from the Sale Premises


following payment in full to the Auctioneer but only after the Auctioneer has


issued him with a written pass and then at his own expense and within such


reasonable time after the End of the Day’s Sale as the Auctioneer may direct.


19.2        No Lot whether sold or unsold shall be removed from the Sale Premises unless a


written pass has been issued by the Auctioneer to the person making the removal


and the written pass has been checked at the point of removal by a representative


of the Auctioneer.


19.3        Unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Auctioneer all Lots must be removed


from the Sale Premises within such period as may be stipulated by the Auctioneer


failing which the Auctioneer shall have the right without further recourse to the


owner of the Lot to enter the Lot and to sell it without Reserve Price in any future


auction sale.


19.4        The Auctioneer may require any Vendor to remove any Lot from the Sale Premises


without giving a reason and if the Vendor fails to do so, the Auctioneer may


himself remove the Lot and may recover the reasonable costs of doing so from


the Vendor.








20           Vendor’s warranty to the Auctioneer


20.1        His identity.


20.2        That he is competent to transfer a good and marketable title to his Lots free from


any third party claims, liens, and charges, and that, unless otherwise stated in


writing, all details on the Entry Form are correct; and,


20.2.1    that no Lot issubject to any hire purchase or lease agreement or any othersimilar




20.2.2    that the Auctioneer may make such announcements or publish such information


supplied by the Vendor as he in his absolute discretion thinks fit; and,


20.2.3 that he will fully and effectually indemnify the Auctioneer in respect of any


Warranty that is found to have been made by the Auctioneer as a result of such


announcements or publications.




21            Inspection of Lots


21.1        Unless a Warranty is specifically given for a Lot and announced by the Auctioneer


at the time of the Sale all Lots are sold with all faults and imperfections and errors


of description. An intending Purchasershould satisfy himself, by inspection of the


Lot prior to the Sale, as to its condition and should exercise and rely upon his own


judgment as to whether the Lot accords with its description.


21.2        Neither the Auctioneer, his employees or contractors are responsible for errors of


description or for the correctness or authenticity of any Lot.


21.3        Unless otherwise specifically stated by the Auctioneer at the time of sale no


Warranty is given or shall be implied by the Auctioneer, his employees or


contractors nor by any Vendor to any Purchaser in respect of any Lot.


21.4        If any Lot is described by the Vendor as in “working order” such Lot shall be free


of any defect which renders it incapable of the reasonable work for which it is


intended and it must be capable of performing such work.


21.5        Any Lot described by the Vendor as “just overhauled” or “straight from work”,


or “worked up to the date of the Sale”, or “as new”, or any other description


calculated to influence an intending Purchaser shall be deemed to be sold with a


Warranty that such a Lot is in “working order” as described in Condition 21.4.


21.6        Electrical Lots which by statute require an electrician’s safety certificate shall not


be accepted as an entry for a Sale unless accompanied by such a valid certificate;


however, if the Auctioneer in his discretion conditionally accepts such a Lot which is


not accompanied by a valid certificate, itshall be lawful for the Auctioneer to remove


itslead or plug and sellthat Lot asscrap withoutfurther consultation with the Vendor.




22 Breaches


22.1        Except as expressly provided in these Conditions with regard to any Lot sold the


Purchaser shall take delivery of each Lot with all (if any) faults, imperfections and


errors of description.


22.2        If the Purchaser does not fully comply with these Conditions he shall be bound


to keep the Lot with all faults and shall have no claim for damages or otherwise


against the Vendor or any other person.




23           Remedy for breach of Warranty, other than Warranty of title


23.1        Except where otherwise expressly provided, the breach of any Warranty in these


Conditionsshall give the Purchaser a right to refuse to Take Delivery of orto return


the Lot in accordance with these Conditions and to recover such reasonable costs


and charges as he may be entitled to under these Conditions, but shall give him


no right to claim damages from the Vendor as a result of him exercising such


right of refusal or return. A Purchaser is entitled to the remedies set out in these


Conditions, but no others.


23.2        No claim by a Purchaser underthese Conditionsshall be valid unlessthe Purchaser


first notifies the Auctioneer in the manner and within the time limits set out in


these Conditions.


23.3        Where under these Conditions the Purchaser has the option of returning a Lot or


claiming damagesthen, unless within 3 days after first notifying the Auctioneer or the


Vendor of his claim he either returns the Lot to the Auctioneer or, as the Auctioneer


may direct, to the Vendor or gives notice in writing to the Auctioneer and the Vendor


of his intention to return the Lot and of his willingness to comply with any directions


which may be given to him regarding the return of the Lot, the Purchaser shall be


taken to have elected to claim damages and to have waived any rightto return the Lot.


23.4        Where under these Conditions the Purchaser’s sole remedy is to return the Lot it


shall be returned within 3 days of any request to do so by the Auctioneer.




24 Complaints procedure


24.1        If any Purchasershall dispute the accuracy of any description orshall make a claim


for Breach of Warranty he shall notify the Auctioneer as soon as is practicable


after the Sale but in any event no later than midday on the third working day


following the day of Sale and shall at his own expense return such Lot together


with a competent engineer’s report setting out the full details of the alleged


complaint to the Auctioneer’s office not later than four days following the date of


notification of the complaint to the Auctioneer.


24.2        On receipt of such notification of a complaint the Auctioneer shall immediately


notify the Vendor in writing of the complaint and of its nature.


24.3        If the engineer’s report confirms a Breach of Warranty the sale to the Purchaser


shall be rescinded.


24.4        If the engineer’s report is inconclusive or if the Purchaser has failed to supply a


competent engineer’s report within four days of the date of notification of the


complaint to the Auctioneer, the Auctioneer may appoint as arbitrator any person


including but without limitation any partner in his own firm or any person in his


employ whose decision shall be final and binding on the Vendor and the Purchaser.




25 Return of Lots


25.1        If the sale of any Lot is rescinded under these Conditions and the Purchaser has


incurred any transport costs in connection with the Lot or has incurred expense


in connection with a relevant engineer’s report, the Vendor shall reimburse the


reasonable costs of obtaining it to the Purchaser.


25.2        If any Lot is returned by the Purchaser to the Sale Premises or to the Auctioneer’s


office (as the Auctioneer shall instruct) and neither the Vendor nor the Purchaser


removes the Lot within seven days after written notice from the Auctioneer to do


so, the Auctioneer may re-sell the Lot by public or private sale without warranty


or reserve, and without further notice to the Vendor or the Purchaser.

25.3        The monies produced by such re-sale after deducting the costs and charges of and attendant on the re-sale, a reasonable sum for the storage of the Lot and any other charges necessarily or reasonably incurred, shall be held by the Auctioneer on behalf of the person who proves to be entitled to them, or may be paid into Court under interpleader proceedings.

25.4        If the monies produced by the re-sale are insufficient to cover the costs and Charges referred to in these Conditions the Auctioneer shall be entitled to recover the shortfall from the person who was the owner of the Lot immediately before

25.5        Notwithstanding the rescission of the sale of a Lot under these Conditions the Vendor shall remain liable to pay to the Auctioneer a sum representing the Commission (plus VAT) which would have been payable to the Auctioneer if the sale had not been rescinded.

26           Road Traffic Act, Health and Safety Act and other statutory regulations

26.1        It shall be the responsibility of the Purchaser:

26.1.1    of any self propelled vehicle or of any trailer, before such vehicle or trailer is used on the public highway, to ensure that it is roadworthy and that it complies with all legal requirements as to the construction and use and to obtain any necessary certificates, licences, or other authorizations; and,

26.1.2    of any machinery or implements or other equipment to ensure that it complies with the relevant legislation and regulations before it is entered for the sale and the Purchaser undertakes with the Auctioneer and the Vendor to ensure that itso complies before using it after purchase at the Sale.

27 Default

27.1        If a Purchaser fails to perform any of his obligations under these Conditions the Auctioneer may decide in his sole discretion that the Lot in respect of which the failure is made to be resold by public or private sale without warranty or reserve and without notice to the Purchaser.

27.2        If on such resale a lower price is obtained for any Lot than was obtained at the Sale, the Purchaser shall be liable to the Auctioneer for the difference in price together with all associated resale costs and expenses incurred on the resale.