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Terms & Conditions

GENERAL

  • These terms and conditions form the entire agreement between LexisNexis (“the Publisher”) and the customer (“the customer”) whose name appears on the invoice / order form (“the invoice”) for the sale and purchase of goods or services appearing on the invoice (“the goods”). Where a prior written agreement, other than a software license agreement, exists between the Publisher and the Customer with respect to the goods, the provisions of that agreement shall in all cases prevail over these terms and conditions.
  • In the event that the customer enters into a license to use any software and/or data comprised in the goods or services appearing on the Invoice, these terms and conditions shall continue to have effect but the terms of such license shall prevail over these terms and conditions in the event of conflict.
  • The Publisher subject to availability of stock accepts orders. The Publisher reserves the right to deliver the goods in two or more instalments.
  • The Publisher reserves the right to withhold further supplies in the event of any breach of these terms and conditions or for any other reason which the Publisher considers warrants such actions.
  • The publisher shall not be liable in any way for any loss of trade or profit occurring to the Customer in the event of the delivery of goods being delayed or prevented by reason of fire, flood, accidents, strikes, riots, lock-outs, trade disputes, acts of restraints of government, the imposing of restrictions on exports or from any other cause.
  • The Publisher has no liability for any loss of trade or profit occurring to the customer as a result of delivery of incorrect or faulty goods.
  • Goods delivered may differ in non-material respects from those advertised in the Publisher’s catalogue or other promotional material.
  • These terms and conditions are subject to the laws of India. Any dispute arising in relation to these Terms and Conditions will be subject to the jurisdiction of Delhi only.
  • Subscription products will be renewed automatically unless cancelled with in 30 days from the date of the invoice.

PAYMENT TERMS

  • The price payable by the Customer for the goods shall be the total amount stated as payable on the Invoice and shall include any costs of packaging, postage and delivery indicated as payable by the Customer in the Publisher’s catalogue or order form or otherwise.
  • Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Publisher, the Customer shall pay the amount stated as payable on the Invoice by the date for payment stated on the Invoice.
  • Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Publisher, conversion into Indian Currency (for imported products) will be as per the rates specified by the ‘Good Offices Committee’ applicable at the time of raising of Invoice by the Publisher.
  • Failure to settle the invoice amount by the due date would attract interest @ 1.5% per month besides withholding of further supplies.

DELIVERY

  • In these Terms and Conditions delivery shall, unless otherwise agreed in writing, mean the delivery of Goods to the business address of the Customer or the Customer’s agent as stated on the Invoice.
  • Unless otherwise indicated on the Invoice or agreed in writing between the Publisher and the Customer, delivery shall be at the cost to the customer.
  • Risk on the Goods shall unless otherwise agreed in writing pass to the Customer on delivery.

TERMS OF SUPPLY

  • All goods, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Publisher, are supplied on a firm sale basis. Returns will not be accepted other than as agreed in accordance with the Publisher’s Returns Policy in force at the time of return.
  • Orders once confirmed cannot be cancelled.
  • Subscriptions run for a full year and credits will not be given for cancellations during the year.
  • Subscriptions run for a full year and credits will not be given for cancellations during the year.
  • In case of subscriptions to Halsbury’s Laws of India against upfront payment for the complete set, the termination of subscription at any stage would attract cancellation charges of 15% of the set price at which the subscription was ordered. For refunds, the listed price of the individual volume published would be deemed to be the actual price of the volume supplied.
  • Claims for loss or damage in transit must be notified to the Publisher by the Customer within 7 days of delivery. Otherwise liability will not be accepted. The Publisher’s liability in all circumstances is limited to the cost of replacing the Goods ordered.
  • The Customer shall be deemed to have accepted the terms of a software license as soon as the software and data have been loaded and shall be bound by it until it is terminated in accordance with its terms.
  • Any waiver by the Supplier of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be limited to the particular instance and shall not operate or be deemed to operate as a future waiver of that or any other term.

ARBITRATION

  • Any controversy or claim arising out of or relaxing to this Agreement shall be determined by arbitration conducted in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (the “Arbitration Act”). The venue of the arbitration shall be New Delhi, India. The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator to be appointed by LexisNexis. The language to be used in the arbitration shall be the English language exclusively, and any award should be made in the English language. The parties shall pay their own costs of such proceedings, which shall be conducted by an arbitrator. The fee of the arbitrator shall be shared equally by the parties. Both the parties agree to use commercially reasonable efforts to expedite the arbitration proceeding. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties. The governing laws shall be laws of India.