Cases And Materials On Marine Insurance Law Pdf
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The duty of disclosure is important duty under utmost good faith doctrine that assists the party to marine insurance contracts have an equal status prior execution of the contracts.
Practitioners of Marine Insurance must familiarize themselves with the Act and uphold these Principles when negotiating Contracts and settling claims under the contract.
An Act of Parliament to make provision in relation to marine insurance [ Act No. A contract of marine insurance is a contract whereby the insurer undertakes to indemnify the assured, in manner and to the extent thereby agreed, against the losses incident to marine adventure. A contract of marine insurance may, by its express terms, or by usage of trade, be extended so as to protect the assured against losses on inland waters or on any land risk which may be incidental to any sea voyage. Where a ship in course of building, or the launch of a ship or any adventure analogous to a marine adventure, is covered by a policy, this Act applies to it so far as it may, but, except so far as this section provides, this Act does not alter or affect any rule of law applicable to any contract of insurance other than a contract of marine insurance. A contract of marine cargo insurance is a contract whereby the insurer undertakes to indemnify the assured, in manner and to the extent thereby agreed, against the losses incident to any movable property other than ship including money and other valuable securities.
The sources included here are not always readily accessible. Each chapter is introduced with a brief resume of the general principles,before the facts of each case are summarised and the extracts of the relevant parts of judgments reproduced. The significance of the judicial extracts, the statutory materials and standard terms are then discussed with particular emphasis on important and problematical areas of the law. This book will be indispensable not only to postgraduate students of law, in-house lawyers, insurance brokers and claims adjusters, but also to students of maritime studies, legal practitioners and a wide range of professionals within the shipping industry who may wish to have at hand a convenient source of information. Whilst the book is a companion to the authors The Law of Marine Insurance , it is also structured to stand as a marine insurance text in its own right. Convert currency.
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:. Marginal note: Construction of marine policies. Marginal note: Rules of Canadian maritime law. Marginal note: Contract of marine insurance. Marginal note: Insurable interest - general principle.
ISBN 13: 9781859414385
Qty : 14 days. This book is also available in other formats: View formats. The third edition of Insurance Law: Doctrines and Principles follows the widely acclaimed first and second editions. It provides a detailed examination of the developing law of insurance, combining exposition of the law with critical analysis. The book is designed with the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students in mind. The text is enhanced by extensive citations to case law and academic commentaries, making the book ideal for students, scholars and practitioners alike.
Marine Insurance Act
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Marine insurance covers the loss or damage of ships, cargo, terminals, and any transport by which the property is transferred, acquired, or held between the points of origin and the final destination. Cargo insurance is the sub-branch of marine insurance, though Marine insurance also includes Onshore and Offshore exposed property, container terminals , ports, oil platforms , pipelines , Hull, Marine Casualty, and Marine Liability. When goods are transported by mail or courier, shipping insurance is used instead. Marine insurance was the earliest well-developed kind of insurance, with origins in the Greek and Roman marine loan.