16.1 The Customer agrees that neither Love & Co. nor any of its employees or agents shall be considered to be in breach of this Agreement or under any liability whatsoever for non-performance, part-performance, or delay in the performance of our obligations under this Agreement if it is directly or indirectly caused by or is a result of any circumstance beyond its reasonable control and that Love & Co. shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of the time for performing such obligations.
16.2 Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the following shall be regarded as such circumstances –
16.2.1 acts of Gods, explosion, flood, lightning, tempest, fire or accident;
16.2.2 war, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), invasion, act of foreign enemies;
16.2.3 rebellion, revolution, terrorism, insurrection, military, or usurped power or civil war;
16.2.4 riot, civil commotion or disorder;
16.2.5 acts, restrictions, regulations, by-laws, refusals to grant any licences or permissions, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of any governmental authority;
16.2.6 import or export regulations or embargoes;
16.2.7 strikes, lock-outs or other industrial actions or trade disputes of whatever nature (whether involving employees of the Contractor or a third party); or
16.2.8 defaults of suppliers (or equivalent) where such delay is beyond the reasonable control of the suppliers (or equivalent) concerned.
16.2.9 Time is of the Essence
16.2.10 Time is of the essence in this Agreement.