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QLLM141 Insurance Contracts (Sem 1)

Module Description

The general principles of Insurance Law developed out of rules that were devised in relation to particular types of insurance contract. This module provides an opportunity to study more closely the differences between these contracts, how the rules may vary in content and application between them, and why those differences arise. A selection of contracts will be chosen to reflect these differences and variety, such as such as motor, life, accident, property, fire, liability and reinsurance.

Module Topics

  • Life Assurance I: formation of the contract, insurable interest, duty of disclosure
  • Life Assurance II: loss (including unlawful killing and the forfeiture rule)
  • Motor insurance I: compulsory cover for liability to victims of negligence
  • Motor insurance II: claims, the effect of exclusions in policies, loss, uninsured or untraceable drivers, deliberate running down
  • Construction insurance I
  • Construction insurance II
  • Construction insurance III
  • Liability insurance I
  • Liability insurance II
  • Accident insurance
  • Theft, burglary, robbery



Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Banking and Finance Law
  • LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • LLM in Insurance Law
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study.

Mode of Assessment

2.15 written examination


22.5 Credits

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