CONDITIONS OF THIS AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT DIRECT DEBITS
1. The Initiator:
Has agreed to give advance Notice of the net amount of each
Direct Debit and the due date of the debiting at least 10
calendar days (but not more than 2 calendar months) before
the date when the Direct Debit will be initiated. This
notice will be provided in writing (including by electronic
means and SMS where the Customer has provided prior written
consent (including by electronic means including SMS) to
The advance notice
will include the following message:-
"Unless advice to the
contrary is received from you by (date*), the amount of
will be directly debited to your Bank account on
* This date will be at
least two (2) days prior to the initiating date to allow for
amendment of Direct Debits.
May, upon the relationship which gave rise to this Authority
being terminated, give notice to the Bank that no further
Direct Debits are to be initiated under the Authority. Upon
receipt of such notice the Bank may terminate this Authority
as to future payments by notice in writing to me/us.
2. The Customer may:-
At any time, terminate this Authority as to future payments
by giving written notice of termination to the Bank and to
the Initiator by means agreed by the customer, Bank and
Stop payment of any Direct Debit to be initiated under this
authority by the Initiator by giving written notice to the
Bank prior to the Direct Debit being paid by the Bank.
3. The Customer acknowledges that:-
This authority will remain in full force and effect in
respect of all Direct Debits passed to my/our account in
good faith notwithstanding my/our death, bankruptcy or other
revocation of this authority until actual notice of such
event is received by the Bank.
In any event this authority is subject to any arrangement
now or hereafter existing between me/us and the Bank in
relation to my/our account.
Any dispute as to the correctness or validity of an amount
debited to my/our account shall not be the concern of the
Bank except in so far as the Direct Debit has not been paid
in accordance with this authority. Any other dispute lies
between me/us and the Initiator.
Where the Bank has used reasonable care and skill in acting
in accordance with this authority, the Bank accepts no
responsibility or liability in respect of:-
– the accuracy of
information about Direct Debits on Bank statements; and
– any variations
between notices given by the Initiator and the amounts of
The Bank is not responsible for, or under any liability in
respect of the Initiator's failure to give notice in
accordance with 1(a) nor for the non-receipt or late receipt
of notice by me/us for any reason whatsoever. In any such
situation the dispute lies between me/us and the Initiator.
4. The Bank may:-
In its absolute discretion conclusively determine the order
of priority of payment by it of any monies pursuant to this
or any other authority, cheque or draft properly signed by
me/us and given to or drawn on the Bank.
At any time terminate this authority as to future payments
by notice in writing to me/us.
Charge its current fees for this service in force from