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Law of Insurance
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021


8 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course deals with the principles and doctrines underpinning the formation and validity of insurance policies. It seeks to help students appreciate concepts of risk management, the protection of commercial businesses assets and the protection of individual lives against unforeseen contingencies and losses that may arise. Topics include the nature of general insurance contracts, formation of insurance contracts, peculiar insurance doctrines such as non disclosure, warranties and subrogation, claims procedure, doctrine of indemnity and measuring your losses, and third party rights. The techniques of successfully claiming under the policy and resisting the insurer's wrongful denial of claims will be covered.

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Course Convenor: A/P Yeo Hwee Ying

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4407 / LL5407 / LL6407 / LLJ5407

Contact Hours: Two, 3hr Seminars

Workload: 6 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 5%; Assignment - 30% & Final Exam - 65%

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent. In particular, must have completed the equivalent of NUS Contract Law (common law jurisdiction).

Examination Date: Thursday, 25 November 2021 (AM)

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