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Marine Insurance Legislation

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Marine Insurance Legislation

Key developments to this edition:
  • The introduction of the International Hull Clauses in November 2003.
  • There has also been a large number of decided cases, dealing with virtually every aspect of marine insurance law, including:
    • utmost good faith.
    • warranties.
    • the role of brokers.
    • the measurement of loss.
    • the rights and obligations of the assured and the underwriters following a casualty.
  • References have been added to the key cases from other common law jurisdictions, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore

The book sets out the text of English marine insurance legislation and the most important of the market clauses (the Institute Clauses) used in respect of marine policies written in the London Market.

The legislation is heavily annotated, with the operation of each section of the Marine Insurance Act 1906 explained and references given to the most important of the early cases upon which the sections are based.

There is also comprehensive annotation and explanation of cases decided under the sections of the 1906 Act, with cross-references to the Institute Clauses.

Who buys this book?

  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • P&I Clubs
  • Insurers
  • Brokers
  • Postgraduate marine insurance students

Why you should buy Marine Insurance Legislation, 4th Edition:

  • Provides a fully up-to-date marine insurance resource
  • Comprehensively annotated
  • Written by Professor Robert Merkin, a well respected and published expert in the fields of Insurance, Arbitration and Marine Insurance