Terms Of Trade



1. Definitions



1.2 The ‘CUSTOMER’ shall mean the person, firm, or company or other organisation entering into the CONTRACT, as defined at 1.4.


1.3 ‘SERVICES’ or ‘GOODS’ shall mean all services performed by or goods supplied by the UNIVERSITY.


1.4 The ‘CONTRACT’ shall mean the agreement between the UNIVERSITY and the CUSTOMER, following receipt of the CUSTOMER’S order, or arising when the SERVICES OR GOODS are carried out or supplied, whichever is sooner.


2. General

2.1 All CONTRACTS entered into by the UNIVERSITY are subject to and governed solely by these terms, which may be varied only by the UNIVERSITY.


2.2 The UNIVERSITY reserves the right to suspend services/deliveries where the level of outstanding debt exceeds the CUSTOMER’S agreed credit limit at any time.


3. Payment

3.1 The payment of all invoices shall be made to the UNVERSITY at the following address:


Queen’s University Belfast

Income Office – Student Guidance Centre

University Road




3.2 Payment shall be made no more than thirty days from the date of the invoice.


3.3 In the event of delay in payment, the UNIVERSITY reserves the right to:


3.3.1 Suspend services/deliveries and/or cancel any of its outstanding obligations under the CONTRACT.

3.3.2 Levy a charge on an overdue account at the rate of 1% per month on all unpaid amounts.


3.4 The CUSTOMER shall have no right to set-off any amounts owing to it by the UNIVERSITY against unpaid invoices due to the UNIVERSITY.


3.5 The UNIVERSITY shall have the right for reasonable cause to withdraw or refuse credit facilities, or to require from the CUSTOMER cash on or before delivery.


3.6 Any claim or query by the CUSTOMER should be notified to the UNIVERSITY during the credit period referred to at 3.2.


4. Risk and Title

4.1 Risk and the Legal title to GOODS and SERVICES and the intellectual property thereon will not pass until payment is received.