ART. 76. RELATIONS BETWEEN A PRINCIPAL AND AN INTERMEDIATE FORWARDER
(1) Where the FORWARDER residing in Bulgaria has entrusted the execution of a part of or the whole forwarding contract to an intermediate FORWARDER abroad, the relations between the principal and the intermediate FORWARDER are governed by the Standard Trading Conditions of the intermediate FORWARDER, unless otherwise agreed.
(2) Where a FORWARDER has entrusted a part of or the whole forwarding contract to an intermediate FORWARDER in Bulgaria, the relations between the principal and the intermediate FORWARDER are governed by these STC, whereby the principal FORWARDER appears as the CUSTOMER under these STC.
ART. 77. All matters not expressly dealt with in the text of these STANDARD TRADING CONDITIONS are subject to the provisions of the specific forwarding contract, the applicable international conventions and the law of Bulgaria. Those provisions govern also the legal relationship between the FORWARDER and the CUSTOMER and interested third parties in respect of the forwarding contract.
ART. 78. CHANGES IN LEGISLATION:
(1) Should the existing legislation be changed or new mandatory legislation governing the business and services of the FORWARDER enacted, the parties shall comply with such new legislation irrespective whether same has been expressly agreed. The provisions of Art. 4. of these STC will also apply.
(2) If any of the provisions of these STC becomes inapplicable, this shall not affect the validity of the STC. The parties shall substitute the abrogated provisions with new ones as close as possible to the meaning of the initial text.
ART. 79. Any dispute arising in the interpretation or the implementation of these STANDARD TRADING CONDITIONS which cannot be settled amicably, shall be referred to the jurisdiction of the Courts at the place where the FORWARDER has its seat and shall be resolved subject to the provisions of Art. 77 and 78 above.