The Hirer / Agent shall be responsible for the compliance with the provisions of sections3(1),3(2),4(2),6(1) and 6(4) of the litter pollution act 1997 during the period of hire and will indemnify the company against all fines, costs and expenses howsoever arising by reason of the breach or non-observance of all or any such provisions howsoever arising i.e. it is the Hirer’s responsibility to ensure that the contents of the skip is not loaded above water level or in a manner which is likely to give rise to litter. This responsibility remains with the Hirer until such time as the company removes the skip. Do not accept delivery of a skip if you are unwilling to accept this responsibility.
It is the Hirer’s responsibility to ensure that no Fridges, Freezers, Microwaves, Asbestos or other Hazardous Materials i.e. empty paint cans, empty gas cylinders, batteries, or electrical goods are placed it the skip without incurring additional charges and without prior arrangement.
The company also holds the Hirer or their agent responsible to ensure that the skip is clearly visible during the hours of darkness and complies with any local authority bye laws/regulations which may be applicable to their relevant area. This includes the placing of cones or lights on or adjacent to the skip when on highways or in areas of poor visibility.
Hire period is for a maximum of 5 days unless otherwise agreed and notwithstanding the foregoing it may take longer for the company to collect the skip. Should this be the case there are no additional costs to the hirer, however the contractual agreement and its conditions remains in place until such time as the skip has been removed.
The hiring period may be terminated on the instructions of a member of An Garda Siochana or any other authorised official. The company will not reimburse the hirer/client for any losses incurred in such an event. Please satisfy yourself that your household insurance extends to cover your liabilities is this matter.