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MacGillivray on Insurance Law: Relating to all Risks Other than Marine 13th ed isbn 9780414050723

MacGillivray on Insurance Law: Relating to all Risks Other than Marine 12th ed

ISBN13: 9780414024458
New Edition ISBN: 9780414050723
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414047914
Published: September 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Wildy's Book of the Month: October 2012

2012 marks the centenary of the publication of MacGillivray on Insurance Law - a classic work which deals with insurance risks and takes into account the key legislative developments and judicial decisions in this area.

The 12th Edition will bring this well-regarded work up to date and marks the 100th anniversary since the first edition. It provides you with analysis of essential cases from the insurance sector and includes a wide range of authorities, comparing English law with its Scottish, US and Common wealth counterparts providing you with a clear understanding of the key themes.

It also deals with the new law under the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and considers the latest restructuring of the FSA and Bank of England, looking at the shift of responsibilities.

The cornerstone of insurance law, and part of Sweet & Maxwell’s Insurance Practitioner’s Library, this title is regularly cited in court and relied upon as a trusted authority. You wouldn’t want to practice without it.

  • Provides a valuable reference that aids a thorough understanding of the principles of insurance law and its applications in practice
  • Takes the reader through the definition of insurable interests, the construction of an insurance policy, the formation of an insurance contract, and the relevant premiums and policy risks under particular contracts
  • Looks at good faith and disclosure, misrepresentation, fraudulent activity, subrogation and where more than two insurers rights are involve
  • Considers the separate classes of insurance, including: life, personal accident, property, motor and aviation
  • Covers insurance against pecuniary loss, contractors’ risks policies and the basic principles of reinsurance law
  • Analyses the different parties which can be involved in an insurance transaction, and how the process works, in particular with regard to Lloyds
  • Discusses the roles of agents in insurance
  • Divided into 3 sections for ease of reference

Insurance Law
Section 1: General Principles
1. Nature of Insurance and Insurable Interest
2. Formation of the Contract
3. Form of the Contract
4. The Period Prior to Issue of the Policy
5. Execution and Delivery of Policy;
6. Commencement and Termination of Risk
7. Payment of Premium
8. Return of Premium
9. Salvage Premiums
10. Warranties and Other Policy Terms
11. Construction of Policies
12. Rectification
13. Conflict of Laws
14. Illegality
15. Mistake
16. Misrepresentation
17. Good Faith and the Duty of Disclosure
18. Fraud, Misrepresentation and Non-Disclosure by Third Parties
19. Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012
20. The Loss
21. The Claimant
22. Reinstatement
23. Subrogation;
24. Rights of Two or More Insurers

Section 2: Particular Classes of Business
25. Life Insurance
26. Personal Accident Policies
27. Property Insurance: Fire Policies
28. Property Insurance: Other Insurances on Property
29. Third Party Risks
30. Motor Vehicle Insurance
31. Aviation Insurance
32. Insurance Against Pecuniary Loss;
33. Contractors’ Risks Policies
34. Reinsurance

Section 3: Parties
35. Insurance Companies
36. The Course of Business at Lloyd’s
37. The Role of Agents in Insurance Business