Members please find below the clubs new liability waiver we have introduced as part of the resumption of activities under ARMA.
OAKLEIGH MOTORCYCLE CLUB INC. AGREEMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN MOTORCYCLE SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
WARNING! THIS IS AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT WHICH AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY AND DO NOT SIGN ON AND RIDE UNLESS YOU ARE SATISFIED YOU UNDERSTAND IT.
1. I HEREBY AGREE with Oakleigh Motorcycle Club Incorporated (‘OMCC’) that I am by this agreement entitled to participate in the motorcycle activity meeting identified in Schedule 2 (hereinafter called the Meeting’ or the °Event’) at the venue listed at Schedule 3 (hereinafter called ‘the Venue) on the terms and conditions set out in this document.
2. DEFINITIONS In this declaration:
a)”Claim” means and includes any action, suit, proceeding, claim, demand, damage, cost or expense however arising including but not limited to negligence but does not include a claim against a Motorcycling Organisation under any right expressly conferred by its constitution or regulation;
b)indemnities’ means and includes the persons, organisations and bodies corporate whose names appear in Schedule 1.
c) “OMCC” means Oakleigh Motorcycle Club Incorporated.
d)”Motorcycling Activities” means performing or participating in any capacity in any authorised or recognised Motorcycling Organisation event, meeting or activity;
e)”Motorcycling Organisation” means and includes OMCC Inc, and the OMCC Inc. members and where the context so permits, their respective directors, officers, members, servants or agents.
3. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISKS. DANGERS & OBLIGATIONS
I acknowledge that
a) motorcycle sport is dangerous and that by engaging in the sport (whether as a competitor, recreational rider, coach official or media) at the Meeting I take and am exposed to certain risks and dangers and is under certain obligations as follows:
i) that I may be injured, physically or mentally, and may be killed;
ii) that my machinery or equipment may be damaged, lost or destroyed;
iii) that competitors may ride dangerously or with a lack of skill;
iv) that track or event conditions may be hazardous and may vary without warning or predictability;
v) that organisers. officials, landowners, track operators and any agents or representatives of those in charge of meetings are frequently obliged to make decisions under pressure of time/or events;
vi) that any policy of insurance of or in respect of my life or physical a mental health may be voided;
vii) that there may be no or inadequate facilities for treatment or transport of me if I am injured; vii) that I have an obligation to myself and to others to act safely and within the rules and regulations of OMCC Inc.;
b) the Indemnitees do not make any warranty that the services at the Meeting will be provided with due care and skill or that any materials provided in connection with the services will be fit for the purpose for which they are supplied;
c) to the extent that any warranty is implied it is excluded to the full extent permitted by law;
d) have voluntarily read and understood this warning and accept and assume the inherent risks in participating in the Event
4. WARNING UNDER THE FAIR TRADING ACT 1999 MCI
Under the provisions of the Fair Trading Act 1999 (Vic) several conditions are implied into contracts for the supply of certain goods and services. These conditions mean that the supplier named on this form is required to ensure that the recreational services it supplies to you are:
– rendered with due care and skill:
– as fit for the purpose for which they are commonly bought as it is reasonable to expect in the circumstances: and
– reasonably fit for any particular purpose or might reasonably be expected to achieve any result you have made known to the supplier.
Under section 3214 of the Fair Trading Act 1999, the supplier is entitled to ask you to agree that these conditions do not apply to you. If you sign this form, you will be agreeing that your rights to sue the supplier under the Fair Trading Act 1999 if you are killed or injured because the services were not rendered with due care and skill or they were not reasonably fit for their purpose, are excluded, restricted or modified in the way set out in this form.
NOTE: The change to your rights, as set out in this form, does not apply if your death or injury is due to gross negligence on the suppliers part ‘Gross negligence is defined in the Fair Trading (Recreational Services) Regulations 2004.
For the purposes of the clause 3, ‘the Supplier’ shall mean and include the Indemnities.
5. INDEMNITY AND RELEASE GIVEN TO ORGANISERS
IN CONSIDERATION of the acceptance of me as a participant in the Meeting:
a) I AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND KEEP INDEMNIFIED to the full extent permitted by law the Indemnities and each of them in the following manner:
i) that I participate in the meeting at my sole risk and responsibility;
that I accept the Venue as it stands with all or any defects hidden or exposed;
ii) that I indemnify and hold harmless the Indemnities, their respective servants, agents, officials and competitors against any actions, costs, losses or claims which may be made by me or on my behalf for or in respect of or arising out of my death or any injury loss or damage caused to me or my equipment whether caused by negligence, breach of contract or in any other manner whatsoever.
b) I AGREE TO RELEASE to the full extent permitted by law the Indemnities and each of them from all liability to me for any claim, loss, damage, cost or expense (whether arising under statute, from negligence, personal injury, psychological trauma, death, property damage or infringement of third party rights or otherwise) that arises as a result of any ad, matter or thing done, permitted or omitted to be done by me or which is in any way connected with my presence at or involvement in the Event.
6. The release and indemnity provided by me in this declaration is in addition to, and will not in anyway limit the application of, the conditions of sale attaching to tickets, conditions of entry, conditions of credentials or any other applicable terms or conditions in respect of the Event
7. A term of this release and indemnity will not apply where the term contravenes the law of the relevant jurisdiction under which any legal action is legitimately taken; however such terms are severable and do not invalidate the remaining terms.
I declare that I am and must continue to be medically and physically fit and able to participate in the Meeting.
I will immediately notify OMCC Inc. in writing of any change to my Illness and ability to participate. I understand and accept the Indemnities will continue to rely upon this declaration as evidence of my fitness and ability to participate.
9.I acknowledge and agree that if required. the Indemnities (or any of them) may arrange medical or hospital treatment (including ambulance transportation) for me. I authorise such actions being taken by the Indemnities and agree to meet all costs associated with such action. I understand it is compulsory for me to have ambulance insurance in some form and I accept responsibility for the cost of ambulance transportation, ambulance cover and further agree to maintain ambulance cover during the term of my licence / membership.
I hereby consent to the collection of my personal information by the OMCC Inc. in connection with my involvement at the Event and the use and disclosure of my personal information by OMCC Inc to other agencies and officials associated with the Event for the purposes of conducting and managing the Event. I understand that I may gain access to my personal information held by OMCC Inc by contacting OMCC Inc. at PO BOX 116 Clarinda 3169. I understand that if I do not provide the personal information requested above that I may not be permitted to participate in the Event.
11. PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION
a) I ACKNOWLEDGE that:
i) If I am injured, become ill or die at or following the Event the First Aid Contractors in addition to any hospital at which I am treated (together ‘my Carers’) will have health related information about me in their possession, power and control relating to me which is subject to obligations imposed by the Privacy Act (“my Information’) and the Privacy Act is intended to protect my personal information;
ii) OMCC Inc wish to collect my Information for purposes that include their risk management programs, evaluating and improving the safety of OMCC Inc. events and of the Meeting organisers and facility OMCC Inc. to collect store, use and disclose my Information in accordance with clause 11(a)(i) above and in the manner set out in clause 11(b).
b) IN CONSIDERATION of my acceptance as an entrant in the Meeting
I consent and agree that OMCC Inc:
i) may collect and store any of my Information, including obtain my Information from third parties including my Carers;
c) I irrevocably authorise OMCC Inc and hereby appoint OMCC Inc. as my lawful attorneys to collect from my Carers. and I hereby direct my Carers to provide to OMCC Inc upon request being made by OMCC Inc any of my Information including but not limited to any information concerning any incident or event causing or contributing to or resulting from any injury, illness or death to me, the details of any diagnosis and prognosis provided to me by my Carers (or any party with the knowledge of any of my Carers), and any other matter to the knowledge of my Carers that might reasonably be considered to be requested by OMCC Inc. for the purpose of improving safety at OMCC Inc. events.
12. POLICIES AND REGULATIONS
I acknowledge, understand and agree that it is a condition of my participation in the Event that I agree to be bound by, and subject to, the rules, regulations and jurisdiction of OMCC Inc. as amended from time to time. Copies of all OMCC Inc. rules, policies and regulations are available by contacting the OMCC Inc. office.
13. All participants are bound by the OMCC Inc. anti-doping policy and thus understand they may be subject to drug testing. My participant infringing OMCC Inc policy or refusing a drug test may be disqualified or otherwise dealt with in accordance with the terms of the anti-doping policy.
January 22 2023 – January 21 2024
SCHEDULE 3: Oakleigh Motorcycle Club Grounds
1 Simpson Rd Clayton South Vic 3169