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Marine Insurance Act 🇳🇬


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Marine Insurance Act

  • Published in Official Gazette supplement no. 71 on 5 October 1961
  • Assented to on 29 September 1961
  • Commenced on 1 April 1962 by Legal Notice 48 of 1962
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
An Act to provide for marine insurance and to prohibit gambling on loss by maritime perils.

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Marine Insurance Act.[L.N. 48 of 1962]

2. Interpretation

In this Act unless the context otherwise requires-"action" includes counter-claim and set-off;"freight" includes the profit derivable by a ship owner from the employment of his ship to carry his own goods or movables, as well as freight payable by a third party, but does not include passage money;"movables" means any movable tangible property other than the ship and includes money, valuable securities and other documents;"policy" means a marine policy;"prescribed form" means the form of policy in the First Schedule. For the purposes of this Act, where there is a reference to-(a)reasonable time; or(b…

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