Stihl Shop Mildura
Hire Policy and Conditions of Hire

Hire Policy

An Australian driver’s licence is required to be handed over on hiring equipment as your photo I.D and proof of address. If you don’t have a licence a passport will also be accepted. If you are unable to produce any of the above, hire will be denied.

Hiring rates for Public Holidays, the full day hire rate will apply. Pick up will be from 1hour prior to that day’s closing hours. (Hour meters will be read). Hire must be paid for at the time of hire, on pick up or delivery at the end of hiring time (Unless accounts apply).

All 4 stroke (Unleaded or Diesel) Machines leave the store full, they must be returned full with their required fuel. If they’re not returned full of fuel, a fuel charge will be applied at a rate of $2.00 per litre.

All 2 stroke machines are fuelled before leaving the store and a jerry can will be supplied with 2 stroke fuel that we have mixed for use. Please don’t mix your own.

Conditions of Hire

All equipment is used at own risk. We exercise all precautions in keeping our equipment in good condition. Conditions which pervert satisfactory operation of equipment do not relieve Hirer of his responsibility for hire charges. Hirer assumes all responsibility for equipment while out of the possession of the Owner and promises to return such equipment to the Owner in as good condition as it was at the effective date of this agreement, fair wear and tear excepted. Hirer shall be liable for any loss, theft, damage or destruction of hired property and the current replacement value of all equipment lost or damaged beyond repair will be charged to the Hirer, and all damaged equipment which may be repaired will be repaired by the owner on the return thereof and the cost for such repairs shall be charged to the Hirer. The Hirer will not sell of offer for sale assign mortgage pledge underlet or otherwise deal with any part of the equipment nor create nor allow to be created and lien upon the equipment without prior consent in writing of the Owner. Hire rates begin when equipment leaves our Store and continue until returned thereto. All cartage charges must be born by the Hirer. A cleaning charge will be made on items returned in dirty condition. It is the Hirers responsibility to notify any changes of address during the hiring period. Equipment must be returned to the Owner at its yard during its hours of business.

The Hirer acknowledges that the Hirer has been given and understands instructions of operation, use and care. By signing the “Theft or Damages Waiver” box on the face of this agreement the Owner agrees, upon prompt submission of written Police Report, to waive its right to claim for loss or damage to the equipment caused by fire, storm, collision, accident, theft or burglary providing adequate precautions have been taken to safeguard the equipment. Such waiving of rights is subject to payment by the Hirer or $75.00 per machines or 5% of the list price of the machine (whatever is greater) which the Hirer shall pay.

Expressly excluded from the above waiver are loss or dfamage as defined below.
(a) Damage due to misuse, abuse or overloading the equipment.
(b) Mysterious disappearance or wrongful conversion of the equipment.
(c) Loss or damage in contravention of the conditions of the agreement.
(d) Loss or damage from the use in violation of any statutory laws and regulations.
(e) Loss of tools, accessories, grease guns, hoses and similar, electric cords, welding cable, pneumatic tool steels and other similar accessories.
(f) Damage caused to tyres and tubes by blowout, bruises, cuts or other causes inherent in the use of the equipment.
(g) Loss or damage relating from lack of lubrication or other normal service of equipment.
(h) Loss or damage in use or while being carried over water.
(i) Loss or damage to motors or other electrical appliances or devices caused by the overloading or artificial electrical current, including use or under rated extension leads or electrical powered tools and machines.
Stihl Shop Mildura

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