Clauses 15 – 20
15 ASSIGNMENT The Publisher’s right to assign referred to in the preamble shall be restricted to the assignment of the Publisher’s business as a whole, and shall not apply to an individual Work or Author.
16 ARBITRATION If any difference shall arise between the Author and the Publisher touching the meaning of this Agreement or the right and liabilities of the parties there to, the same shall be referred to arbitration in accordance with the provisions of the law in England.
17 ADVANCE The Publisher shall pay the Author as a non-returnable advance against all sums that may become due to the Author under the provisions of this Agreement, the sum of One Thousand Five Hundred Pounds (1500) payable as Five Hundred Pounds (500) on signature of this agreement, Five Hundred Pounds (500) on delivery of the master tape satisfactory to the Publisher and Five Hundred Pounds (500) on publication.
18 ADVANCE MATERIAL Any material already supplied in anticipation of this Agreement shall be deemed to have been supplied under the terms hereof.
19 IMPROVEMENT Each of the parties hereto shall promptly inform the other of any improvement which may with advantage be incorporated in the Work and they shall co-operate towards the attainment of such incorporation at their joint expense. In the event that any customer proposes an improvement of the Work the party hereto receiving particulars thereof and they shall jointly negotiate with such customers as to the terms upon which such improvement (if considered by both to be desirable) may be incorporated into the Work.
20 This agreement shall not create any relationship between the parties other than that of Author and Publisher.
As witness the hands of the parties on the day and year hereinbefore written.
Signed at 64-76 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1PS
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