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Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Bill [HL]


 

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Bill [HL]

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Ministry of Justice, are published

separately as HL Bill 17—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Bach has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human

Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Bill [HL] are

compatible with the Convention rights.

 
HL Bill 1754/5
 

 


 

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Bill [HL]

 

 
 

Contents

Transfer of rights to third parties

1   

Rights against insurer of insolvent person etc

2   

Establishing liability in England and Wales and Northern Ireland

3   

Establishing liability in Scotland

Relevant persons

4   

Individuals

5   

Individuals who die insolvent

6   

Corporate bodies etc

7   

Scottish trusts

Transferred rights: supplemental

8   

Limit on rights transferred

9   

Conditions affecting transferred rights

10   

Insurer’s right of set off

Provision of information etc

11   

Information and disclosure for third parties

Enforcement of transferred rights

12   

Limitation and prescription

13   

Jurisdiction within the United Kingdom

Enforcement of insured’s liability

14   

Effect of transfer on insured’s liability

Application of Act

15   

Reinsurance

16   

Voluntarily-incurred liabilities

17   

Avoidance

18   

Cases with a foreign element

 

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54/5

 
 

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Supplemental

19   

Power to amend Act

20   

Amendments, transitionals, repeals, etc

21   

Short title, commencement and extent

Schedule 1   —   

Information and disclosure for third parties

Schedule 2   —   

Amendments

Schedule 3   —   

Transitory, transitional and saving provisions

Schedule 4   —   

Repeals and revocations

 
 

 
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