Force Majeure T&Cs
- 22.1 Neither party shall be liable to the other for inability to perform or delayed performance in terms of the Agreement, should such inability or delay arising from any cause beyond the reasonable control of such party, provided that the existence/happening of such cause has been drawn to the attention of the other party within a reasonable time of occurrence of such cause (hereinafter referred to as "a Force Majeure Event").
- 22.2 For the purposes of this clause a Force Majeure Event shall without limitation of the generality of the aforegoing, be deemed to include strikes, lock outs, accidents, fires, explosions, theft, war (whether declared or not), invasion, foreign enemies, hostilities rights, civil insurrection, flood, earthquake, lightning, act of local or national Government, Martial Law or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the party effected.
- 22.3 Should Vodacom party be unable to fulfil a material obligation under this Agreement or any Service Schedule, as the case may be, for a period of not less than 30 (thirty) days due to circumstances beyond its control more fully set out in clauses 22.1 and 22.2 above, and be unable to provide a suitable temporary alternative to the affected Service or Service Element, as the case may be, then the Customer may terminate this Agreement or the applicable Service Schedule.
- 22.4 Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein contained, as an alternative to termination in terms of clause 22.3 above, in the event of a Force Majeure Event, the Customer may, at its option, extend this Agreement or the applicable Service Schedule (whichever is appropriate in the circumstances) for a period equal to the period during which the Force Majeure Event subsists.