McDonald's Australia Limited & McDonald's Australia Holdings Ltd - Notifications - N96521 & N96522

Applicant(s)

  • McDonald's Australia Holdings Ltd
  • McDonald's Australia Limited

Notification number(s)

  • N96521
  • N96522

Summary

McDonald's Australia supplies franchise services to Licensees (and/or licensed restaurants) and or rights or services accompanying the franchise agreement, on the condition that the licensees, as specified by McDonald's Australia, from time to time undertake the following:

(1) acquire and stock "Approved Products", being the brand, range and types of products and ingredients (including pre-manufactured menu items), packaging and merchandise, that are specified in the Manuals or otherwise by McDonald's Australia in writing, for the preparation and sale of all items of food and beverages specified from time to time in the limited McDonald's menu (Menu), and any goods or services supplied in connection with those products;

(2) acquire and stock those Approved Products that are specified from time to time as licensed products (Licensed Products) and licensed merchandise (Licensed Merchandise) in the Manuals and any goods or services supplied in connection with those products or merchandise, including, for example, their design, marketing, promotion or distribution;

(3) acquire, purchase or lease for use in the restaurant all "Approved Equipment", being restaurant equipment (including small equipment items, such as those used in kitchens or for sanitation), furniture, fittings, smallwares, signage, air conditioning equipment, computer hardware and software, uniforms, telephone, facsimile, internet and other communications systems and other equipment or services that are specified in the Manuals or otherwise in writing by McDonald's Australia and any goods or services supplied in connection with them; and

(4) order and purchase its requirement of the majority of:

(a) Approved Products from a central distributor (Approved Product Distributor) specified from time to time by McDonald's Australia;

(b) Approved Equipment comprising:

(i) IT hardware and software and any related goods or services from a national distributor specified from time to time by McDonald's Australia (Approved IT Distributor); and

(ii) kitchen equipment, furniture, fittings, small wares and any related goods or services from a national distributor specified from time to time by McDonald's Australia (Approved Equipment Distributor);and

(c) other products and services comprising Approved Products and Approved Equipment directly from the manufacturer or supplier of those products, as specified by McDonald's Australia from time.

Notification allowed to stand - 22 February 2013.

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