17.1

The Participant is not by virtue of this Agreement, or for any purpose, an employee, partner or agent of the Commonwealth, or invested with any power or authority to bind or represent the Commonwealth.

17.2

The Participant must not represent itself, and must use its best endeavours to ensure that the Participant Personnel do not represent themselves, as being an officer, employee, partner or agent of the Commonwealth, or as otherwise able to bind or represent the Commonwealth.