Agreement between Principal Employer and Contractor

Updated atJanuary 2014

THIS AGREEMENT made at.............. on this.............. day of.......... 20...... BETWEEN XYZ & Company having its registered office at................... hereinafter referred to as the 'Contractor' of the one part AND M/S............ hereinafter referred to as 'Company' of the other part.

WHEREAS the Company is engaged in the trade/business of manufacture of........................whereas this work can better be executed by an independent contractor and the Company is desirous of giving out the work to some reliable person on contract basis.

AND WHEREAS the Contractor is engaged in this type/nature of work and whereas he has represented to the Company to this effect and is keen to undertake and execute this work on contract basis..


At the very outset be it clearly understood and agreed that the following principles shall apply unless the context requires otherwise:

(a) The singular includes the plural and conversely.

(b) A gender includes all genders.

(c) Where a word or phrase is given a particular meaning, other grammatical forms of that word or phrase have corresponding meanings.

(d) Headings are included for convenience and do not affect the interpretation of this agreement.

(e) Each party includes its successions and permitted assigns.

(f) A reference to any statute or section thereof or schedule shall be read as if the words "or any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof or substitution thereof' was added to the reference.

(g) If any day is appointed or specified by this agreement for the payment of any money on a Sunday or other official bank holiday, the day so appointed or specified shall be deemed to be the next day which is not in turn a Sunday or day so appointed as a holiday,

1. The Contractor agrees to execute, fulfil and discharge the work and obligations hereinafter provided in the manner hereinafter agreed to the entire satisfaction of the management of the Company.

2. The Contractor will execute and efficiently handle the work entrusted to him in accordance with the specification as having been correctly executed and efficiently handled until it is apJ3roved by the Company.

3. The Company will, if it suits to its convenience, give the raw material and machinery required for the purpose of execution of work entrusted to the Contractor and the Contractor will properly account for the raw material as entrusted by the Company and will return the finished product and the machinery as per specifications and in good running condition to the Company subject to usual wear and tear on the expiry of this contract or on its...

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