All Preferred Suppliers under this Panel are legally required to provide their best prices and conditions of supply to Local Governments purchasing through the WALGA Preferred Supply Panel.
Contract pricing is aimed at achieving best “value for money” outcome across the range of debt management services.
The ability for Local Governments to recover collection costs is contingent on established legal positions with respect to the Local Government Act 1995 and the Magistrates Court (Civil Proceedings) Act 2004. Service providers are able to assist with the provision of advice relating to compliance with this legislation and independent legal advice can also be sought.
All applicable charges for debt collection work that will be levied under the Contract must be disclosed to the customer. Prices given should include the cost of all work and other expenses associated with the chargeable activity unless otherwise stated.
Court fees levied under this arrangement should not exceed the Western Australian Scale of Court Costs.
Conditions of Contract
Comprehensive General Conditions of Contract that support this arrangement are available on request. Members must reference the WALGA Contract and related Member Conditions in all communications with Preferred Suppliers.