Northern Border Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: RP00-403-004, Status: Effective

Substitute Original Sheet No. 457B Substitute Original Sheet No. 457B : Effective

 

 

NORTHERN BORDER PIPELINE COMPANY

MASTER ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AGREEMENT

 

 

B. The Parties agree that this Agreement, and future agreements,

may be entered into, modified or terminated through electronic means as

set forth in Section II below.

 

C. The Parties agree that any transactions contemplated by this

Agreement, any Existing Agreement, or any future agreement may be

conducted through electronic means as set forth in Section II below.

 

II. Agreement to Utilize Electronic Means

 

A. In order to facilitate commerce between them, the Parties

agree:

1. To allow any bids, offers, acceptances or other

transactions to be made, communicated, accepted or otherwise conducted

through electronic means.

 

2. That any record, document or signature may be sent or

maintained by the Parties in electronic form.

 

3. A contract or agreement may be formed by the Parties

solely through the use of electronic means or through the use or

interaction of electronic agents.

 

4. Unless otherwise agreed by the Parties, an electronic

record or communication is sent when it:

 

a. is addressed properly or otherwise directed properly

to an information processing system that the recipient has designated or

uses for the purpose of receiving electronic records or information of

the type sent and from which the recipient is able to retrieve the

electronic record;

 

b. is in a form capable of being processed by that

system; and

c. enters an information processing system outside the

control of the sender or of a person that sent the electronic record on

behalf of the sender or enters a region of the information processing

system designated or used by the recipient which is under the control of

the recipient.