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Irish Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017

September 2017
Michelle Kilroy and Karen Elliott

On 19 January 2017 the Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017 (the “Bill”) was introduced. The Bill is based on the Law Reform Commission’s 2015 report on consumer insurance contracts and replicates parts of some UK Acts including the Insurance Act 2015, Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 and the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012.

In this article Michelle Kilroy and Karen Elliott highlight some of the key points of the Bill which is currently in the early stages before the Dáil. We will have to wait to see if it will be enacted as drafted.

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