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Policies and Perceptions of Insurance Law in the Twenty-First Century$
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Malcolm Clarke

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199273300

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273300.001.0001

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Contracting

Contracting

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Policies and Perceptions of Insurance Law in the Twenty-First Century
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MALCOLM CLARKE

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273300.003.0004

The rules of law governing the formation of contracts of insurance are the same as those which govern the formation of most other kinds of contract: the ritual matching of offer and acceptance. This is true of most kinds of insurance contract, including those contracted at Lloyd's; however, in the Lloyd's market the ritual takes a form rather different from that described in this chapter. In a simple case the person seeking cover (the ‘applicant’) considers the insurance described in some form of advertisement or brochure (invitations to treat).

Keywords:   insurance contract, offer and acceptance, Lloyd's, applicant, brochure, documentation

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