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Services Agreement

This Services agreement (the "Agreement") is made this ________ ("Effective Date") by and between:

________, son of ________, resident of ________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Service Provider" which expression shall unless excluded by or repugnant to the subject or context be deemed to include its legal heirs, administrators and permitted assigns) of the ONE PART

AND

________, son of ________, resident of ________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Client" which expression shall unless excluded by or repugnant to the subject or context be deemed to include its legal heirs, administrators and permitted assigns) of the OTHER PART

(The Service Provider and the Client shall hereinafter individually referred to as "Party" and collectively as "Parties")

WHEREAS

A. The Service Provider is in the business of providing the Services (as defined hereunder) and has the skills, qualification and expertise required to perform the Services.

B. The Client desires to engage the Service Provider to provide the Services and the Service Provider has agreed to do the same.

C. Pursuant to the above, the Parties seek to enter into this Agreement to confirm and record the terms and conditions on which the Service Provider shall provide the Services to the Client, and other agreements in connection therewith.


1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

(a) "Applicable Law" shall include all applicable (i) statutes, enactments, acts of legislature or parliament, laws, ordinances, rules, bye-laws, regulations, listing agreements, notifications, guidelines or policies of any jurisdiction; and (ii) judicial quasi judicial and/or administrative decisions, interpretations, directions, directives, licenses, permits, judgments, writs, injunctions, arbitral awards, decrees, orders, terms and conditions of governmental or regulatory approvals or agreements with any governmental or regulatory authority;

(b) "Approvals" shall mean sanctions, permissions, consents, validations, confirmations, licenses, and other authorizations obtained and/or required to be obtained from any Government Body;

(c) "Government Body" means any government authority, statutory authority, government department, agency, commission, board, tribunal or court or other law, rule or regulation making entity having or purporting to have jurisdiction on behalf of India or any state or other subdivision thereof or any municipality, district or other subdivision thereof;

(d) "GST" means Goods and services tax under the Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017;

(e) "Services" mean the services provided as follows:

________

and includes the services listed in Annexure-2 hereto and all other services that are incidental or ancillary thereto;

(f) "Term" means the period during which the Service Provider has provided / shall provide Services in terms of this Agreement which shall be the period as specified in Clause on (Term and Termination) of this Agreement.

(g) Interpretation

(I) The headings in this Agreement are inserted for convenience only and shall be ignored in construing this Agreement.

(II) Unless the context otherwise requires, in this Agreement:

(III) words using the singular or plural number also include the plural or singular number, respectively;

(IV) words denoting any gender shall include all genders;

(V) the words "written" and "in writing" include any means of visible reproduction;

(VI) the terms "hereof", "herein", "hereto" and similar words refer to this entire Agreement and not any particular Clause, or any other subdivision of this Agreement;

(VII) the words "include" or "including" shall be deemed to be followed by "without limitation" or "but not limited to" whether or not they are followed by such phrases or words of like import;

(VIII) references to any "person" include any natural person, corporation, judicial entity, association, statutory body, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, trust, estate, unincorporated organisation or government, state or any political subdivision, instrumentality, agency or authority; and

(IX) references to "Clause" or any other agreement or document in this Agreement shall be construed as references to the Clauses of this Agreement, or such other agreement or document, as may be amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, and shall include a reference to any document which amends, modifies or supplements it, or is entered into, made or given pursuant to or in accordance with its terms.


2. SERVICES

(a) The Client agrees to avail the Services from the Service Provider and the Service Provider agrees to provide the Services to the Client on the terms and conditions specified in this Agreement.

(b) The Service Provider shall:

(I) Provide the Services in compliance with this Agreement and Applicable Laws. If any Approvals are to be obtained for provision of Services the same shall be obtained by the Service Provider;

(II) Perform the Services (i) in a professional, diligent and timely manner; (ii) as per good commercial practices; and (iii) within the budget specified by the Client;

(III) Retain and utilize a sufficient number of qualified personnel to perform the Services;

(IV) Ensure that all personnel who are deputed to perform the Services are appropriately trained and qualified to perform such Services; and

(V) Devote its time and attention necessary to provide the Services in accordance with the best of the industry standards and meet any quality standards as may be specified by the Client.

(c) Unless otherwise authorized in writing, the Services Provider shall not have any authority pursuant to this Agreement to commit the Client to any obligation in any manner whatsoever with respect to third parties, or to enter into any contracts on behalf of the Client. The Service Provider shall not have, nor represent itself as having, any authority under the terms of this Agreement to make agreements of any kind in the name of or binding upon the Client.

(d) The Service Provider shall keep the Client promptly informed of all material matters which come to Service Provider's attention relating to or affecting the business of the Client or any matters concerning provision of Services hereunder by the Service Provider.

(e) The Service Provider agrees and acknowledges that:

________

(f) The Services shall be provided at: ________. The Service Provider agrees and acknowledges that the provision of Services hereunder may require travel to different destinations and the Parties agree that the cost of travel and accommodation shall be borne by Client.

(g) The total budget for shall be specified by the Client to the Service Provider in the Schedule B attached hereto. Service Provider agrees to manage the designated budget responsibly and to confer with the Client in the event that there is any possibility of overruns and prior to such an event. Service Provider agrees to provide the Client with all purchase or rental receipts and an itemized and annotated accounting of all expenditures. Service Provider agrees that all items purchased with the Client's funds become the property of the Client.

(h) The Service Provider shall work for a minimum of: ________ for providing Services to the Client during the Term of the Agreement.

(i) The Service Provider shall keep the Client informed regarding the time spent on provision of Services and in the event the time spent exceeds: ________ the fee payable shall only be increased if prior written approval is obtained from the Client regarding time in excess of: ________.

(j) In the event the Service Provider does not spend atleast: ________, the fee payable shall be reduced proportionately based on the actual time spent or otherwise as may be agreed between the Parties.

(k) The Service Provider shall complete the Services on or before the ________. In the event of delay in completion of Services by the Service Provider, the Service Provider shall be liable to pay an amount of Rs. ________ (________) per day of delay.

(l) The Service Provider shall complete the Services in accordance with the following Schedule:

________


3. RECORDS

The Service Provider shall maintain proper and accurate records relating to the conduct of the Services, if any, under this Agreement during the term of this Agreement


4. REPORTS

The Service Provider shall from time to time provide information and reports in relation to the performance of the Services as may be requested by the Client.


5. CONSIDERATION

(a) In consideration of the Services rendered by the Service Provider, the Client shall pay to the Service Provider, the following fixed fees: Rs. ________ (________).

(b) The fees shall be payable subject to receipt of an invoice from the Service Provider as per the Schedule attached hereto as Fee Schedule (attached separately). The Service Provider shall raise invoices on the Client for all amounts due (in terms of this Agreement) to the Service Provider from the Client.

(c) The Fee to be paid as specified above shall be inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

(d) The Service Provider shall be entitled to charge the Client for expenses incurred during provision of the Services including travelling and printing provided such expenses are approved in writing by the Client prior to incurring the same.

(e) The Client shall pay the fee within a period of ________ (________) days from receipt of invoice from the Service Provider.

(f) In the event of delay by the Client in payment of fees to the Service Provider, the Client shall pay interest at the rate of ________ % per annum on the unpaid amount from the due date till the date of actual payment.

(g) In the event of delay by the Client in payment of fees to the Service Provider, the Service Provider shall be entitled to stop provision of further Services till such time that the payment of outstanding dues is made by the Client.

(h) In the event of any service(s) provided that are not included in the list of services as specified in this Agreement, the Parties shall mutually agree upon such services, fees and expenses.

(i) All payments to be made by Client to the Service Provider shall be subject to deduction of applicable taxes. The Client shall issue requisite certificate evidencing such tax deduction in accordance with Applicable Laws.


6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

(a) Each Party hereby warrants and represents to the other Party that:

(I) It has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and perform its obligations hereunder;

(II) This Agreement has been duly executed by it and this Agreement constitutes its legal, valid and binding obligation enforceable in accordance with the terms contained herein;

(III) The execution, delivery and the performance by it of this Agreement does not and will not (i) breach or constitute a default under its constitutive documents, or (ii) result in a breach of, or constitute a default under, any agreement to which it is a party or by which it is bound.

(b) The Service Provider hereby represents and warrants to the Client:

(I) It will provide the Services in compliance with the provisions of this Agreement;

(II) It will act in good faith and use reasonable skill and care in provision of Services under this Agreement;

(III) It will comply with all Applicable Laws in provision of the Services;

(IV) It has all requisite corporate and other approvals, licenses and permits from relevant governmental authorities to provide the Services.

EXCEPT AS SPECIFIED ABOVE THE SERVICE PROVIDER MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


7. OBLIGATIONS OF THE CLIENT

(a) During performance of the Services the Client will co-operate with the Service Provider as the Service Provider reasonably requires;

(b) The Client shall provide information and documents as the Service Provider reasonably requires for provision of Services.


8. TERM AND TERMINATION

(a) This Agreement shall commence on ________ ("Commencement Date") continue to be in full force and effect till ________ ("Term"), unless terminated as specified below. This Agreement shall automatically renew and continue in full force and effect for successive ________ (________) month periods (each such successive period, "Renewal Term") unless written notice of termination is given by either Party not less than ________ (________) days prior to the end of any such Term.

(b) This Agreement may be terminated as follows:

(I) By either Party upon providing a written notice of ________ (________) days prior written notice to the other Party; or

(II) By the Client, in the event a material breach of any provision hereof is committed by the Service Provider, by providing 15 (fifteen) days written notice to the Service Provider with reasons of termination stated thereunder; or

(III) By the Service Provider, in the event a material breach of any provision hereof is committed by the Client, by providing 15 (fifteen) days written notice to the Service Provider with reasons of termination stated thereunder; or

(c) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, provisions in respect of Dispute Resolution, Indemnity, Limitation of Liability and the other provisions of this Agreement which are expressly or impliedly intended to survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement, shall survive the expiration of the Term or any termination of this Agreement.


9. OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

(a) Client shall retain all right, title and interest in and to Client's intellectual property and no right, title or interest therein is transferred or granted to Service Provider under this Agreement except for use in performing Services hereunder and for no other purpose. Service Provider shall retain all right, title and interest in and to its own technology and information and, except as expressly set forth in this Agreement, no right, title or interest therein is transferred or granted to Client under this Agreement.

(b) In connection with the provision of the Services, the Service Provider may generate, create, write or produce literary works or other works of authorship including, but not limited to, manuals, training materials, reports, advice, methodologies, code, test data, analyses, studies, research and documentation (hereinafter referred to as "Work Product").

(c) The Work Product and copyright and all Intellectual Property rights in and to such Work Product created and provided by the Services Provider to the Client pursuant to this Agreement shall be owned by the Client.


10. FORCE MAJEURE

If and to the extent that a Party's performance of any of its obligations under this Agreement, hindered or delayed by fire, flood, earthquake, elements of nature or acts of God, acts of war, terrorism, riots, civil disorders, rebellions or revolutions, or any other similar cause beyond the reasonable control of such Party (each, a "Force Majeure Event"), and such non-performance, hindrance or delay could not have been prevented by reasonable precautions, then the non-performing, hindered or delayed Party will be excused for such non-performance, hindrance or delay, as applicable, of those obligations affected by the Force Majeure Event for as long as such Force Majeure Event continues and such Party continues to use its best efforts to recommence performance whenever and to whatever extent possible without delay, including through the use of alternate sources, workaround plans or other means. The Party whose performance is prevented, hindered or delayed by a Force Majeure Event will immediately notify the other Parties of the occurrence of the Force Majeure Event and describe in reasonable detail the nature of the Force Majeure Event.

If the Force Majeure Event continues for a continuous period exceeding 30 (thirty) days, the Parties shall mutually agree on the future course of action. However, despite all efforts made by the Parties in good faith, if the Force Majeure Event continues for a period of 90 (ninety) days, either of the Parties shall have the right to terminate this Agreement by giving the other Parties a notice of termination in writing.


11. INDEMNITY

The Service Provider hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Client harmless from all damages, costs, attorney's fees or other losses arising out of or relating to:

(a) breach of this Service Agreement by the Service Provider;

(b) breach of any representation or warranty by the Service Provider.


12. TAXES

Client shall be responsible for all taxes in respect of this Agreement including without limitation payment of goods and services tax, if applicable, on the Services provided hereunder.


13. NON-COMPETE

The Parties shall not use any Confidential Information directly or indirectly to procure a commercial advantage over the other Party or otherwise use any designs, ideas or concepts created by or belonging to the other Party without the express written consent of the other Party.


14. SEVERABILITY

If any provision of this Service Agreement shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other provision thereof, and this Service Agreement shall be construed as if such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision had never been contained herein. Any invalid or unenforceable provision of this Service Agreement shall be replaced with a provision that is valid and enforceable and most nearly gives effect to the original intent of the invalid / unenforceable provision.


15. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Service Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding of the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior negotiations, correspondence, agreements, understandings duties or obligations between the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.


16. NO OTHER RIGHTS GRANTED

Nothing in this Agreement is intended to grant any rights under any patent, copyright or other intellectual property rights of any Party in favor of the other, nor shall this Agreement be construed to grant any Party any rights in or to the other Party's Confidential Information, except the limited right to use such Confidential Information in connection with the Services to be provided under this Agreement. The Client or Service Provider shall not receive any intellectual property rights in the Confidential Information of the other Party other than a limited right to use the Confidential Information for the purposes specified in this Agreement. All intellectual property rights shall continue to vest with the Party disclosing the Confidential Information.


17. AMENDMENTS

Any change, alteration, amendment, or modification to this Service Agreement must be in writing and signed by authorized representatives of both the Parties.


18. DISPUTE RESOLUTION

(a) Any dispute(s) arising out of this Agreement shall, as far as possible, be settled amicably between the Parties hereto failing which the following shall apply:

(b) The courts in ________ shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute, differences or claims arising out of this Agreement.

(c) If either Party employs attorneys to enforce any rights arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the prevailing Party shall be entitled to recover reasonable costs and attorneys' fees.


19. INDEPENDENT PARTIES

Nothing contained or implied in this letter creates a joint venture or partnership between the Parties or makes one party the agent or legal representative of the other party for any purpose.


20. EXCLUSIVITY

For a period of: ________, the Parties shall not enter into discussions with third parties for transactions which are similar to the Services being provided under this Agreement.


21. ASSIGNMENT

This Agreement shall not be assignable by any Party without prior written consent of the other Party.


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23. NOTICES

Except as otherwise specified in this Service Agreement, all notices, requests, consents, approvals, agreements, authorizations, acknowledgements, waivers and other communications required or permitted under this Service Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed given when sent to the address specified below.


In the case of Client:

Attention: ________

Address: ________


In case of Service Provider

Attention: ________

Address: ________

Either Party may change its address for notification purposes by giving the other Party 10 (ten) days notice of the new address and the date upon which it will become effective.


24. GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement and all issues arising out of the same shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India.


FEE SCHEDULE

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Services Agreement

This Services agreement (the "Agreement") is made this ________ ("Effective Date") by and between:

________, son of ________, resident of ________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Service Provider" which expression shall unless excluded by or repugnant to the subject or context be deemed to include its legal heirs, administrators and permitted assigns) of the ONE PART

AND

________, son of ________, resident of ________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Client" which expression shall unless excluded by or repugnant to the subject or context be deemed to include its legal heirs, administrators and permitted assigns) of the OTHER PART

(The Service Provider and the Client shall hereinafter individually referred to as "Party" and collectively as "Parties")

WHEREAS

A. The Service Provider is in the business of providing the Services (as defined hereunder) and has the skills, qualification and expertise required to perform the Services.

B. The Client desires to engage the Service Provider to provide the Services and the Service Provider has agreed to do the same.

C. Pursuant to the above, the Parties seek to enter into this Agreement to confirm and record the terms and conditions on which the Service Provider shall provide the Services to the Client, and other agreements in connection therewith.


1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

(a) "Applicable Law" shall include all applicable (i) statutes, enactments, acts of legislature or parliament, laws, ordinances, rules, bye-laws, regulations, listing agreements, notifications, guidelines or policies of any jurisdiction; and (ii) judicial quasi judicial and/or administrative decisions, interpretations, directions, directives, licenses, permits, judgments, writs, injunctions, arbitral awards, decrees, orders, terms and conditions of governmental or regulatory approvals or agreements with any governmental or regulatory authority;

(b) "Approvals" shall mean sanctions, permissions, consents, validations, confirmations, licenses, and other authorizations obtained and/or required to be obtained from any Government Body;

(c) "Government Body" means any government authority, statutory authority, government department, agency, commission, board, tribunal or court or other law, rule or regulation making entity having or purporting to have jurisdiction on behalf of India or any state or other subdivision thereof or any municipality, district or other subdivision thereof;

(d) "GST" means Goods and services tax under the Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017;

(e) "Services" mean the services provided as follows:

________

and includes the services listed in Annexure-2 hereto and all other services that are incidental or ancillary thereto;

(f) "Term" means the period during which the Service Provider has provided / shall provide Services in terms of this Agreement which shall be the period as specified in Clause on (Term and Termination) of this Agreement.

(g) Interpretation

(I) The headings in this Agreement are inserted for convenience only and shall be ignored in construing this Agreement.

(II) Unless the context otherwise requires, in this Agreement:

(III) words using the singular or plural number also include the plural or singular number, respectively;

(IV) words denoting any gender shall include all genders;

(V) the words "written" and "in writing" include any means of visible reproduction;

(VI) the terms "hereof", "herein", "hereto" and similar words refer to this entire Agreement and not any particular Clause, or any other subdivision of this Agreement;

(VII) the words "include" or "including" shall be deemed to be followed by "without limitation" or "but not limited to" whether or not they are followed by such phrases or words of like import;

(VIII) references to any "person" include any natural person, corporation, judicial entity, association, statutory body, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, trust, estate, unincorporated organisation or government, state or any political subdivision, instrumentality, agency or authority; and

(IX) references to "Clause" or any other agreement or document in this Agreement shall be construed as references to the Clauses of this Agreement, or such other agreement or document, as may be amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, and shall include a reference to any document which amends, modifies or supplements it, or is entered into, made or given pursuant to or in accordance with its terms.


2. SERVICES

(a) The Client agrees to avail the Services from the Service Provider and the Service Provider agrees to provide the Services to the Client on the terms and conditions specified in this Agreement.

(b) The Service Provider shall:

(I) Provide the Services in compliance with this Agreement and Applicable Laws. If any Approvals are to be obtained for provision of Services the same shall be obtained by the Service Provider;

(II) Perform the Services (i) in a professional, diligent and timely manner; (ii) as per good commercial practices; and (iii) within the budget specified by the Client;

(III) Retain and utilize a sufficient number of qualified personnel to perform the Services;

(IV) Ensure that all personnel who are deputed to perform the Services are appropriately trained and qualified to perform such Services; and

(V) Devote its time and attention necessary to provide the Services in accordance with the best of the industry standards and meet any quality standards as may be specified by the Client.

(c) Unless otherwise authorized in writing, the Services Provider shall not have any authority pursuant to this Agreement to commit the Client to any obligation in any manner whatsoever with respect to third parties, or to enter into any contracts on behalf of the Client. The Service Provider shall not have, nor represent itself as having, any authority under the terms of this Agreement to make agreements of any kind in the name of or binding upon the Client.

(d) The Service Provider shall keep the Client promptly informed of all material matters which come to Service Provider's attention relating to or affecting the business of the Client or any matters concerning provision of Services hereunder by the Service Provider.

(e) The Service Provider agrees and acknowledges that:

________

(f) The Services shall be provided at: ________. The Service Provider agrees and acknowledges that the provision of Services hereunder may require travel to different destinations and the Parties agree that the cost of travel and accommodation shall be borne by Client.

(g) The total budget for shall be specified by the Client to the Service Provider in the Schedule B attached hereto. Service Provider agrees to manage the designated budget responsibly and to confer with the Client in the event that there is any possibility of overruns and prior to such an event. Service Provider agrees to provide the Client with all purchase or rental receipts and an itemized and annotated accounting of all expenditures. Service Provider agrees that all items purchased with the Client's funds become the property of the Client.

(h) The Service Provider shall work for a minimum of: ________ for providing Services to the Client during the Term of the Agreement.

(i) The Service Provider shall keep the Client informed regarding the time spent on provision of Services and in the event the time spent exceeds: ________ the fee payable shall only be increased if prior written approval is obtained from the Client regarding time in excess of: ________.

(j) In the event the Service Provider does not spend atleast: ________, the fee payable shall be reduced proportionately based on the actual time spent or otherwise as may be agreed between the Parties.

(k) The Service Provider shall complete the Services on or before the ________. In the event of delay in completion of Services by the Service Provider, the Service Provider shall be liable to pay an amount of Rs. ________ (________) per day of delay.

(l) The Service Provider shall complete the Services in accordance with the following Schedule:

________


3. RECORDS

The Service Provider shall maintain proper and accurate records relating to the conduct of the Services, if any, under this Agreement during the term of this Agreement


4. REPORTS

The Service Provider shall from time to time provide information and reports in relation to the performance of the Services as may be requested by the Client.


5. CONSIDERATION

(a) In consideration of the Services rendered by the Service Provider, the Client shall pay to the Service Provider, the following fixed fees: Rs. ________ (________).

(b) The fees shall be payable subject to receipt of an invoice from the Service Provider as per the Schedule attached hereto as Fee Schedule (attached separately). The Service Provider shall raise invoices on the Client for all amounts due (in terms of this Agreement) to the Service Provider from the Client.

(c) The Fee to be paid as specified above shall be inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

(d) The Service Provider shall be entitled to charge the Client for expenses incurred during provision of the Services including travelling and printing provided such expenses are approved in writing by the Client prior to incurring the same.

(e) The Client shall pay the fee within a period of ________ (________) days from receipt of invoice from the Service Provider.

(f) In the event of delay by the Client in payment of fees to the Service Provider, the Client shall pay interest at the rate of ________ % per annum on the unpaid amount from the due date till the date of actual payment.

(g) In the event of delay by the Client in payment of fees to the Service Provider, the Service Provider shall be entitled to stop provision of further Services till such time that the payment of outstanding dues is made by the Client.

(h) In the event of any service(s) provided that are not included in the list of services as specified in this Agreement, the Parties shall mutually agree upon such services, fees and expenses.

(i) All payments to be made by Client to the Service Provider shall be subject to deduction of applicable taxes. The Client shall issue requisite certificate evidencing such tax deduction in accordance with Applicable Laws.


6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

(a) Each Party hereby warrants and represents to the other Party that:

(I) It has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and perform its obligations hereunder;

(II) This Agreement has been duly executed by it and this Agreement constitutes its legal, valid and binding obligation enforceable in accordance with the terms contained herein;

(III) The execution, delivery and the performance by it of this Agreement does not and will not (i) breach or constitute a default under its constitutive documents, or (ii) result in a breach of, or constitute a default under, any agreement to which it is a party or by which it is bound.

(b) The Service Provider hereby represents and warrants to the Client:

(I) It will provide the Services in compliance with the provisions of this Agreement;

(II) It will act in good faith and use reasonable skill and care in provision of Services under this Agreement;

(III) It will comply with all Applicable Laws in provision of the Services;

(IV) It has all requisite corporate and other approvals, licenses and permits from relevant governmental authorities to provide the Services.

EXCEPT AS SPECIFIED ABOVE THE SERVICE PROVIDER MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


7. OBLIGATIONS OF THE CLIENT

(a) During performance of the Services the Client will co-operate with the Service Provider as the Service Provider reasonably requires;

(b) The Client shall provide information and documents as the Service Provider reasonably requires for provision of Services.


8. TERM AND TERMINATION

(a) This Agreement shall commence on ________ ("Commencement Date") continue to be in full force and effect till ________ ("Term"), unless terminated as specified below. This Agreement shall automatically renew and continue in full force and effect for successive ________ (________) month periods (each such successive period, "Renewal Term") unless written notice of termination is given by either Party not less than ________ (________) days prior to the end of any such Term.

(b) This Agreement may be terminated as follows:

(I) By either Party upon providing a written notice of ________ (________) days prior written notice to the other Party; or

(II) By the Client, in the event a material breach of any provision hereof is committed by the Service Provider, by providing 15 (fifteen) days written notice to the Service Provider with reasons of termination stated thereunder; or

(III) By the Service Provider, in the event a material breach of any provision hereof is committed by the Client, by providing 15 (fifteen) days written notice to the Service Provider with reasons of termination stated thereunder; or

(c) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, provisions in respect of Dispute Resolution, Indemnity, Limitation of Liability and the other provisions of this Agreement which are expressly or impliedly intended to survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement, shall survive the expiration of the Term or any termination of this Agreement.


9. OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

(a) Client shall retain all right, title and interest in and to Client's intellectual property and no right, title or interest therein is transferred or granted to Service Provider under this Agreement except for use in performing Services hereunder and for no other purpose. Service Provider shall retain all right, title and interest in and to its own technology and information and, except as expressly set forth in this Agreement, no right, title or interest therein is transferred or granted to Client under this Agreement.

(b) In connection with the provision of the Services, the Service Provider may generate, create, write or produce literary works or other works of authorship including, but not limited to, manuals, training materials, reports, advice, methodologies, code, test data, analyses, studies, research and documentation (hereinafter referred to as "Work Product").

(c) The Work Product and copyright and all Intellectual Property rights in and to such Work Product created and provided by the Services Provider to the Client pursuant to this Agreement shall be owned by the Client.


10. FORCE MAJEURE

If and to the extent that a Party's performance of any of its obligations under this Agreement, hindered or delayed by fire, flood, earthquake, elements of nature or acts of God, acts of war, terrorism, riots, civil disorders, rebellions or revolutions, or any other similar cause beyond the reasonable control of such Party (each, a "Force Majeure Event"), and such non-performance, hindrance or delay could not have been prevented by reasonable precautions, then the non-performing, hindered or delayed Party will be excused for such non-performance, hindrance or delay, as applicable, of those obligations affected by the Force Majeure Event for as long as such Force Majeure Event continues and such Party continues to use its best efforts to recommence performance whenever and to whatever extent possible without delay, including through the use of alternate sources, workaround plans or other means. The Party whose performance is prevented, hindered or delayed by a Force Majeure Event will immediately notify the other Parties of the occurrence of the Force Majeure Event and describe in reasonable detail the nature of the Force Majeure Event.

If the Force Majeure Event continues for a continuous period exceeding 30 (thirty) days, the Parties shall mutually agree on the future course of action. However, despite all efforts made by the Parties in good faith, if the Force Majeure Event continues for a period of 90 (ninety) days, either of the Parties shall have the right to terminate this Agreement by giving the other Parties a notice of termination in writing.


11. INDEMNITY

The Service Provider hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Client harmless from all damages, costs, attorney's fees or other losses arising out of or relating to:

(a) breach of this Service Agreement by the Service Provider;

(b) breach of any representation or warranty by the Service Provider.


12. TAXES

Client shall be responsible for all taxes in respect of this Agreement including without limitation payment of goods and services tax, if applicable, on the Services provided hereunder.


13. NON-COMPETE

The Parties shall not use any Confidential Information directly or indirectly to procure a commercial advantage over the other Party or otherwise use any designs, ideas or concepts created by or belonging to the other Party without the express written consent of the other Party.


14. SEVERABILITY

If any provision of this Service Agreement shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other provision thereof, and this Service Agreement shall be construed as if such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision had never been contained herein. Any invalid or unenforceable provision of this Service Agreement shall be replaced with a provision that is valid and enforceable and most nearly gives effect to the original intent of the invalid / unenforceable provision.


15. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Service Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding of the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior negotiations, correspondence, agreements, understandings duties or obligations between the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.


16. NO OTHER RIGHTS GRANTED

Nothing in this Agreement is intended to grant any rights under any patent, copyright or other intellectual property rights of any Party in favor of the other, nor shall this Agreement be construed to grant any Party any rights in or to the other Party's Confidential Information, except the limited right to use such Confidential Information in connection with the Services to be provided under this Agreement. The Client or Service Provider shall not receive any intellectual property rights in the Confidential Information of the other Party other than a limited right to use the Confidential Information for the purposes specified in this Agreement. All intellectual property rights shall continue to vest with the Party disclosing the Confidential Information.


17. AMENDMENTS

Any change, alteration, amendment, or modification to this Service Agreement must be in writing and signed by authorized representatives of both the Parties.


18. DISPUTE RESOLUTION

(a) Any dispute(s) arising out of this Agreement shall, as far as possible, be settled amicably between the Parties hereto failing which the following shall apply:

(b) The courts in ________ shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute, differences or claims arising out of this Agreement.

(c) If either Party employs attorneys to enforce any rights arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the prevailing Party shall be entitled to recover reasonable costs and attorneys' fees.


19. INDEPENDENT PARTIES

Nothing contained or implied in this letter creates a joint venture or partnership between the Parties or makes one party the agent or legal representative of the other party for any purpose.


20. EXCLUSIVITY

For a period of: ________, the Parties shall not enter into discussions with third parties for transactions which are similar to the Services being provided under this Agreement.


21. ASSIGNMENT

This Agreement shall not be assignable by any Party without prior written consent of the other Party.


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23. NOTICES

Except as otherwise specified in this Service Agreement, all notices, requests, consents, approvals, agreements, authorizations, acknowledgements, waivers and other communications required or permitted under this Service Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed given when sent to the address specified below.


In the case of Client:

Attention: ________

Address: ________


In case of Service Provider

Attention: ________

Address: ________

Either Party may change its address for notification purposes by giving the other Party 10 (ten) days notice of the new address and the date upon which it will become effective.


24. GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement and all issues arising out of the same shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India.


FEE SCHEDULE

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