Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Parcelforce - 'Thinking Ahead for You'

From Parcelforce’s Conditions of Carriage:

12.6 If any provision of these Conditions is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the provisions of these Conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.


  1. Wonderful! Bang goes the new supreme court, then...

  2. Couldn't they spell "kiss our arses"?

  3. So, in other words ' we're always right even when we are wrong'.

    Must be a French company at heart then.

    (good to see two posts in fairly quick succession - do keep it up; you've been missed)

  4. Ah, but how do they define 'competent'?

  5. Fly - Quite!

    Savvy - Not much more one can say.

    Steve - I believe lawyers prefer the phrase 'nostrum puga pygae basere'.

    Fancy - Now it all falls into place!

    Rol - I don't think 'competent' is in their vocabulary. Must be a mistake.

  6. ...and glad you are posting again too!

  7. Strewth! Now try taking that to the European Court of Justice in Strasburg (just for a laugh, like).

  8. This has an odd resemblance to the clarity of the pile of student essays I am marking at the moment.
    Do you think perhaps we are missing out on something and everybody does actually think and talk like this nowadays, and it has passed the rest of us by?
    I hope your New Year, subject to the consumption of alcohol (whose full force and effect, notwithstanding festivity, can not be validated in this jurisdiction) is happy, fruitful, and packed with officious gobbledegook!.
    May the Parcelforce be with you!