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Service Agreement Information Kit for Funded Organisations

3.1 Definitions and interpretation of the Service Agreement

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While individual clauses may be discussed separately in this Kit, the Service Agreement has been designed to be read in its entirety. Individual clauses should be read in the context of the Service Agreement as a whole.

The Service Agreement includes subheadings to make it easier to read. These headings should not be used to assist with interpretation of the Service Agreement.

Organisations should refer to the definitions in clause 1.1 when reading the terms and conditions. Additional definitions may also be included within a clause if that term is not used throughout the Service Agreement. A term in the Service Agreement that is defined will start with a capital letter.

If there is an inconsistency between the terms of the Service Agreement, the inconsistency will be resolved in the following order of priority:

(a) the terms and conditions;
(b) the details of the agreement;
(c) Schedule 1;
(d) Schedule 2; and
(e) Schedule 3;

(Refer to chapter 2.2 for further detail on the structure of the Service Agreement).

The laws of the State of Victoria apply to the Service Agreement. Under the Service Agreement, the Victorian courts will have jurisdiction to resolve any legal disputes.