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What Rights do Third Parties Have Against Insurers

What Rights do Third Parties Have Against Insurers

By: Mohammad Kashefi, LLB (Hons) Rights under the Insurance Contracts Act The rights of third parties against insurers is primarily regulated by section 51 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) (“ICA”) and incidentally through section 54 of the ICA. Prior to the introduction of the ICA, section 51 only covered compulsory third party situations; […]

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Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act – Insurance Claims & Recoveries

Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act – Insurance Claims & Recoveries

Full details of the Insurance Contract Act 1984 can be found here: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2016C00820 What’s it About? Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act was basically brought in to stop situations, where to simplify the matter greatly, you made a claim on a policy and you forgot to cross every “t” and dot every “i” and […]

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