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Definitions
"Delivery Item" means all documents, packages, parcels or any part of the articles therein or contents thereof that travel under one consignment note, waybill and/or invoice and which may be transported by any means CMA Holdings Pte Ltd deems fit.
"IDA" means the Info-Communications Development Authority of Singapore.
"Delivery Date" means the date of delivery of the Delivery Item as specified by you on the consignment note, waybill and/or invoice upon your application for use of the Courier Service.
"Time Zone" means the time slot for delivery of the Delivery Item indicated by you on the consignment note, waybill and/or invoice upon your application for use of the Courier Service.
"Standard Terms and Conditions" means the general terms and conditions set out here in respect of the Courier Service.
"Specific Terms and Conditions" means the specific terms and conditions, other than the Standard Terms and Conditions, which apply to services provided by CMA Holdings Pte Ltd from time to time.
" Courier Service" means services for the delivery or transportation of goods or packages by CMA Holdings Pte Ltd within Singapore in accordance with the Standard Terms and Conditions set out herein.

"CMA" means CMA HOLDINGS Pte Ltd.

Application
You hereby agree that you have applied for use of the Courier Service on the Standard Terms and Conditions set out herein. These Standard Terms and Conditions shall apply to any application for use of the Courier Service at any of CMA’s offices offering the Courier Service during its opening hours. In the event that there are any changes to the opening hours, CMA will notify all its designated offices offering the Courier Service of such change.
These Standard Terms and Conditions shall be in addition to and not in derogation of any Specific Terms and Conditions unless expressly excluded by such Specific Terms and Conditions. To the extent that there is any inconsistency or conflict between any part of these Standard Terms and Conditions and the Specific Terms and Conditions, the provisions of the Specific Terms and Conditions shall prevail over the provisions of these Standard Terms and Conditions.
The consignment note, waybill or invoice issued to you by CMA in connection with your application for use of the Courier Service shall incorporate these Standard Terms and Conditions.

Customer’s Obligations
You shall ensure that the Delivery Item is packed in a case, wrapper or container appropriate to the nature and weight of the Delivery Item such that no part of the Delivery Item may be removed without the case, wrapper or container being torn or broken, a seal being broken or two adhesive surfaces being forced apart. In the event that packing of the Delivery Item is deemed by CMA to be unsuitable for transportation, you shall, upon notification by CMA, re-pack the Delivery Item in a suitable case, wrapper or container, failing which CMA will re-pack the Delivery Item at your expense.
You shall ensure that the Delivery Item is adequately packed so as to protect against damage to the Delivery Item during the course of delivery, and (in the case of a Delivery Item of a fragile nature) that the Delivery Item shall be packed in a case or container of sufficient durability and strength and shall be encased in or surrounded by sufficient and suitable protective material inside that case or container such that the Delivery Item is guarded against damage that may result from any force, pressure or blows to which postal items are ordinarily subject during the course of delivery and that such Delivery Item shall bear the words "FRAGILE" prominently displayed in capital letters on the face of the case or container and above the address of the named addressee; and (in the case of a Delivery Item which is susceptible to damage by stacking) that the Delivery Item shall be packed in a case or container of sufficient durability and strength to prevent the Delivery Item from being dented or otherwise damaged during the course of delivery and such case or container shall bear the words "DO NOT STACK" prominently displayed in capital letters on the face of the case or container and above the address of the named addressee. You shall state on the address label or consignment note provided by CMA in respect of each Delivery Item all information required in the address label, consignment note, waybill and/or invoice, including without limitation: Your name, address (including the postal code) and telephone number;
The addressee’s name, delivery address (including the postal code) and telephone number;
The Delivery Date and Time Zone;
Description of the contents of the Delivery Item; and Special precautions to be taken in respect of the Delivery Item e.g. "FRAGILE", "DO NOT STACK", "DO NOT BEND", "HANDLE WITH CARE" etc.

CMA’s Right to Inspect Contents
CMA may, at any time, in its absolute and sole discretion, open and inspect the contents of the Delivery Item for any reason whatsoever including without limitation the verification of the contents of the Delivery Item. If upon such opening and inspection, the description and declaration of the contents of the Delivery Item is verified as being incorrect or misleading, CMA shall charge to you the shipment charges applicable to the contents discovered.

Refusal of shipments
You hereby agree and acknowledge that CMA may decline to deliver any item where:
the application for delivery does not comply with the Standard Terms and Conditions stipulated herein;
you fail to accurately describe and declare the contents of the Delivery Item;
the packing of the Delivery Item is deemed unacceptable for delivery;
delivery is prevented, impeded or otherwise made unsafe or difficult by reason of unforeseen events such an act of God prevent of force majeure; or
you request any change to the scope of the Courier Service to which CMA does not agree to in writing;
CMA is of the opinion that it is unable to deliver any item safely or legally including without limitation the following items:
Any arms, explosives or explosive precursors within the meaning of the Arms and Explosive Act (Cap.13), or any truncheon, handcuffs, or such other weapon or equipment referred to in section 18 of the Private Investigation and Security Agencies Act (Cap.249) or section 22A of the Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act (Cap.184);
Any biological agent specified in the First Schedule or Second Schedule to the Biological Agents and Toxin Act (Cap.24A) or any toxin specified in the Fifth Schedule to that Act, except as authorised by that Act;
Any chemical weapon or scheduled chemical within the meaning of the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act (Cap.37B) or any radioactive material or irradiating apparatus within the meaning of the Radiation Protection Act (Cap.262);
Any corrosive substance or explosive substance or any offensive weapon or scheduled weapon within the meaning of the Corrosive and Explosive Substances and Offensive Weapons Act (Cap.65);
Any hazardous substance within the meaning of the Environmental Protection and Management Act (Cap.94A);
Any petroleum or flammable material within the meaning of Part VI of the Fire Safety Act (Cap.109A);
Any controlled drug, or any controlled equipment, controlled material or controlled substance;
within the meaning of the Misuse of Drugs Act (Cap.185), except as authorised by that Act;
Any poison, including any preparation, solutions, compound, mixture or natural substance containing poisonous substances unless sent in accordance with the provision of the Poisons Act (Cap.234);
Any goods under the import or export of which prohibited under the Regulations of Imports and Exports Act (Cap.272A);
Any chewing gum, which is prohibited from being sold or advertised for sale under the Sale of Food (Prohibition of Chewing Gum) Regulations (Cap.283, Rg 2.);
Any Securities of any kind payable to bearer, bank notes, currency notes or travellers’ cheque, unless sent by registered or insured post;
Any pamphlet, magazine, newsletter or other type of publication which is prohibited under any written law from being published, circulated or distributed in Singapore;
Any human or animal remains, memorial tablets or any items for use in religious ceremonies;
Any live animals;
Any personal documents issued by government authorities such as identification cards, passports, driver’s licenses, birth certificates etc.;
Original copies of any record, drawing, document or electronic recording of which duplicates or copies have not been made and kept by you;
Documents containing a substantial amount of confidential information;
Precious metals, jewelleries, stones, gold and silver bullion;
Antiques and paintings of substantial value;
Any package (or its contents thereof) of a value exceeding SGD500 In the event CMA discovers during the course of delivery that a Delivery Item consists of any goods, items, products, or materials referred to in Clauses 4.1, CMA reserves the right to dispose of the Delivery Item forthwith and shall notify you of the disposal within a reasonable period from the disposal.
You shall bear any costs incurred or charges imposed by CMA in connection with such disposal. Charges In consideration of CMA’s provision of the Courier Service, you shall pay to CMA such amount of fees as determined by CMA upon your application for use of the Courier Service ("Fees"). The schedule of Fees prevailing from time to time can be found at each of El Eyon’s designated offices offering the Courier Service.
Notwithstanding Clause 5.1, CMA reserves the right to claim the Fees from the addressee of the Delivery Item upon delivery. There will be no refund of the Fees once paid to CMA, save in cases where any of the events in Clause 10.1(e) result in delay in delivery or damage to the Delivery Item which CMA deems insignificant.

Outsourcing Transportation
CMA has the right to enter into any sub-contract for performance of its obligations hereunder without prior notification to you provided always that CMA shall remain at all times primarily responsible to you for its obligations.

Delivery Date
CMA shall make every reasonable effort to deliver the Delivery Item to the addressee by the Delivery Date and during the Time Zone indicated by you on the consignment note, waybill and/or invoice and in accordance with the Courier Service delivery schedule prevailing from time to time.
In the event that you fail to specify the Delivery Date and/or Time Zone on the consignment note, waybill and/or invoice, the Delivery Item will be delivered in accordance with the Courier Service delivery schedule prevailing from time to time.
Notwithstanding Clauses 7.1 and 7.2, you hereby agree and acknowledge that all deliveries are subjected to potential delays including but not limited to delays resulting from adverse traffic conditions. In the event that CMA is unable to deliver the Delivery Item by the Delivery Date and/or during the Time Zone, CMA shall make every reasonable effort to deliver the Delivery Item on the day after the Delivery Date.
You may instruct CMA to discontinue delivery of a Delivery Item, send the Delivery Item back to you, forward the Delivery Item to another addressee or to dispose of the Delivery Item, provided that the Delivery Item is still in CMA’s possession and has not been handed over to the addressee. The costs arising from the aforesaid instructions shall be borne by you.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, CMA reserves the right to decline to accept such instructions for any reason whatsoever. In the event that CMA declines to accept such instructions, you will be notified without undue delay.

Deliveries and Undeliverables
Delivery is deemed have been completed where the Delivery Item is delivered to the addressee’s address as specified by you but not necessarily to the named addressee personally.
In the event that the addressee is found to be absent from the address specified by you and no other persons are present to take delivery of the Delivery Item, the Delivery Item will be held at any of the CMA’s offices and a non-delivery notice shall be made at such office containing the following particulars: the attempted time and date of delivery and telephone number for inquiries regarding retrieval of the Delivery Item. CMA may deliver the Delivery Item to an alternative addressee and address specified by you provided only that such alternative addressee and address are clearly written on the address label, consignment note, waybill and/or invoice. In the event that the named addressee refuses to take delivery of the Delivery Item or refuses to pay the Fees,
CMA is unable to identify or locate the named addressee after making every reasonable effort, the Delivery has been deemed by CMA to be unacceptable for delivery or CMA is unable to deliver the Delivery Item for any reason whatsoever, CMA shall notify you of the delivery failure and seek your instructions as to the appropriate action to be taken, such as the disposal or re-delivery of the Delivery Item, within a reasonable period from the date of such delivery failure.
All costs incurred by CMA arising from such action shall borne by you. CMA reserves the right to decline to accept such further instructions from you for any reason whatsoever. In the event that you do not provide instructions regarding the appropriate action to be taken within a period of 14 days after CMA have notified you of a delivery failure in accordance with Clause 8.4 above, the Delivery Item may be released, sold by or otherwise disposed of by CMA. Without prejudice to the foregoing, in the event that the contents of the Delivery Item are found by CMA to be perishable or otherwise susceptible to changes in quality, CMA has the right to immediately dispose of the item without waiting for the expiry of the 14-day period.
CMA shall notify you of the disposal of the Delivery Item in accordance with Clause 8.5 above within a reasonable period after the disposal. You shall pay to CMA all charges, including administrative fees and service charges, arising from the disposal of the Delivery Item by CMA.
CMA may apply the proceeds of the sale of a Delivery Item (if any) against any such charges and shall return the balance of the proceeds (if any) to you.

Loss or Damage
In the event that CMA discovers that there has been loss of or damage to the Delivery Item, CMA shall notify you of such loss or damage within a reasonable period from such loss or damage and shall seek instructions from you with respect to the appropriate action to be taken. CMA reserves the right to decline to accept any further instructions for any reason whatsoever. In the event that you do not provide further instructions regarding the appropriate action to be taken within a reasonable period of CMA notifying you of the loss or damage, CMA shall take such action in relation to the Delivery Item as it deems appropriate, including without limitation, re-delivery of the Delivery Item to you or retention of the Delivery Item, and shall notify you of the same. All costs arising from further action taken in relation to the Delivery Item in accordance with Clause 9.1 and 9.2 above shall be borne by you, unless the loss or damage to the Delivery Item was caused by CMA’s gross negligence.

Liability

10.1 CMA shall not be liable for loss or damage arising from or in connection with: the delivery of any of the articles set out in Clause 4.1 (where CMA was not aware that the contents of a Delivery Item comprised or included such articles);
your failure to specify any special precautions to be taken in respect of a Delivery Item, as required under Clauses 2.2 and 2.3(e), on the address label, consignment note, waybill and/or invoice;
the misalignment, wear and tear, dearrangement, heat , mould, rot, discolouration, degeneration, explosion, ignition or the hazardous, perishable , corruptible, fragile, or brittle nature of the contents of the Delivery Item;
delay or confiscation by any government authority due to the discovery of prohibited contents of the Delivery Item;
CMA’s failure to perform any of its obligations hereunder as a consequence of circumstances outside its control, including without limitation any act of devil such as weather conditions, flood or earthquake, work stoppages, strikes, industrial disputes, war, any act of government, accidents, traffic obstructions or congestion, mechanical breakdown, or other events of force majeure;
or Any acts or omissions of any party other than CMA, including without limitation you, the named addressee, any government official or any sub-contractor engaged by CMA (whether or not you had notice of any arrangement between CMA or such sub-contractor). CMA shall not be liable for indirect or consequential loss or damage, including without limitation loss of profit, income, interest, future business or anticipate savings, even if the risk of such loss or damage was brought to CMA’s attention before or after acceptance of the Delivery Item. CMA shall not be liable for delay or non-delivery of a Delivery Item arising from or in connection with the detention of the Delivery Item by any government authority. For the avoidance of doubt, CMA shall not in any way be liable or responsible for a Delivery Item prior to the Delivery Item being accepted by CMA for delivery.

Claims

Any claims for damage to the Delivery Item must be made within 30 days from the date on which CMA accepts the Delivery Item for delivery, failing which CMA shall have no liability whatsoever. Any claims for loss of the Delivery Item must be made within 30 days from the Delivery Date in respect of that Delivery Item, failing which CMA shall have no liability whatsoever.
All claims must be made in writing, accompanied by the original consignment note, waybill, relevant invoices and receipts and other supporting documents requested by CMA and submit to the following address: 7 YISHUN INDUSTRIAL STREET 1 #04-35 NORTH SPRINGS BIZHUB SINGAPORE 768162 - CMA HOLDINGS PTE LTD.
Claims are limited to one claim per Delivery Item, settlement of which shall be full and final settlement for all loss or damage in connection therewith. Without prejudice to Clause 10 and provided that CMA is satisfied that your claim is justified, CMA’s liability for any loss of or damage to the Delivery Item shall be limited to the value of the Delivery Item as indicated by you on the consignment note, waybill or invoice provided to you upon acceptance of the Delivery Item by CMA or SGD100 per Delivery Item, whichever is lower ("Compensation Limits").
In the case of damage to the Delivery Item, the amount of compensation by CMA shall be based on CMA’s assessment of the extent of the damage to and the actual cash value of the contents of the Delivery Item provided always that the amount of compensation shall not exceed the Compensation Limits. In the case of loss of or damage to the Delivery Item, CMA shall have the option of either replacing the Delivery Item or making monetary compensation within the Compensation Limits. Save in cases of a delivery failure as described in Clause 8, CMA’s liability for any loss or damage arising from CMA’s failure to deliver a Delivery item by the Delivery Date shall be limited to the amount of the Fees charged in respect of that Delivery Item.
For the avoidance of doubt, CMA’s liability shall not exceed the Compensation Limits in the event that there is both damage to a Delivery Item as well as a delay in its delivery.

Indemnity

You shall keep CMA indemnified against all demands, claims, action, proceedings, costs, charges or expenses including but not limited to penalties, storage charges, retrieval and administrative costs, duties and taxes incurred, suffered or sustained by CMA in connection with the Courier Service provided by CMA.

Governing Law

The Standard Terms and Conditions set out herein shall be subject to and construed in accordance with the law of Singapore. The parties hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore and agree that all proceedings in relation to any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Standard Terms and Conditions shall be commenced in the courts of Singapore. For avoidance of doubt, these Standard Terms and Conditions shall (notwithstanding anything contained herein) by subject to the Postal Services Act (Chapter 237A) of Singapore (including any statutory modification or re-enactment there of any rules, regulations and subsidiary legislation made or enacted thereunder) and any directions given by the IDA or pursuant to the conditions of any license granted by the IDA.

Severability

14.1 The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision shall not affect any other part of these Standard Terms and Conditions.