4(1)Where the contract of a programme contractor is terminated by the Authority under this Part of this Schedule, the termination of that contract shall not affect any liability of his which has accrued under or by virtue of the contract before its termination.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)Where any such contract is so terminated but the programme contractor is granted a local licence as from the date of its termination, any agreement—
(a)made before that date between the contractor and any other person, and
(b)framed (whether expressly or by implication) by reference to the contract or to the contractor’s status as a programme contractor,
shall (unless it expressly provides otherwise) have effect as from that date with such modifications as are necessary to take account of the replacement of the contract by the licence or of the contractor’s new status as the holder of the licence (as the case may require).
(3)References in sub-paragraph (2) to an agreement include references—
(a)to an oral agreement, and
(b)to a deed, bond or other instrument.