A System of the Law of Marine Insurances: With Three Chapters on Bottomry, on Insurances on Lives, and on Insurances Against Fire
Thomas and Andrews, David West and John West, 1799 - 570 pages
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A System of the Law of Marine Insurances: With Three Chapters on Bottomry ...
James Allan Park
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Page 183 - ... is a fraud, and therefore the policy is void. Although the suppression should happen through mistake, without any fraudulent intention; yet still the underwriter is deceived, and the policy is void; because the risque run is really different from the risque understood and intended to be run, at the time of the agreement.
Page 11 - ... or effects on account of wages, exceeding one moiety of the " wages due, at the time of such payment, till such ship shall " return to Great Britain or Ireland.
Page 197 - he believes the man to be in good health," knowing nothing about it, nor having any reason to believe the contrary, there, though the person is not in good health, it will not avoid the policy, because the underwriter then takes the risk upon himself. So that there cannot be a clearer distinction than that which exists between a warranty which makes part of the written policy and...