Accountability of insurers under s 54: Striking the balance between commerciality and consumer protection
Tarr, Julie-Anne (2015) Accountability of insurers under s 54: Striking the balance between commerciality and consumer protection. Australian Business Law Review, 43(1), pp. 167-173.
Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) continues to occupy a prominent position in insurance-related litigation. This section which imposes a concept of causation, or prejudice to the insurer, to restrict an insurer’s reliance upon contractual terms to avoid liability for particular claims, is often before the courts. This note focuses upon the recent High Court of Australia decision in Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd  HCA 33.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Insurance Contracts Act 54, consumer protection, insurance, commerciality, insurer accountability|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Copyright Owner:||Lawbook Co|
|Deposited On:||05 Nov 2015 04:46|
|Last Modified:||07 Jul 2016 15:33|
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