Law of Insurance by Dr. Avtar Singh is an outstanding book which explains the Insurance Law in the most coherent and logical manner. The current third edition of the book has been thoroughly revised and updated with the latest case laws and contemporary developments in various spheres of Insurance Law.
The present book begins with a statement of the general principles affecting all forms of insurance. It then moves on to specific forms of insurance as life, fire, theft, marine, motor accident, personal accident, medical, etc. Powers and duties of a regulatory authority and the statutory framework of insurance have been discussed in detail. A separate chapter deals with the business of insurance from the perspective of consumer protection law.
This edition thoroughly covers judicial contribution towards explanations of statutory provisions. For example, the concept of an accident and losses directly caused by it; the concept of public place for the purposes of law of insurance; whether insurance is a commercial transaction and any ambiguities have to be resolved in favour of the insured; whether an award can exceed the amount claimed, etc. Also the changes brought about by the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015 have been discussed.
The book comes with a companion web resource EBC ExplorerTM (www.ebcexplorer.com) which provides FREE access to many features such as:
Readers can access full text of important case laws indicated by Case PilotTM
Readers can use the Discussion ForumTM to post comments, discuss issues and explore ideas
Readers can stay updated on recent development through the SCC Online® Blog
About The Author
Dr. Avtar Singh, B.Com., LL.M., LL.D, is a multi-faceted personality, who has adorned his cap with multiple feathers- Author, Advocate, Professor. He has been awarded with numerous prestigious honours like Saraswati Sammaan by the U.P. Government and Vidya Bhushan Sammaan by the Hindi Sansthan in U.P., for his contributions in the field of legal education. In his decades long career he has been a visiting professor of Business Laws at IIM, Lucknow and Reader in Law at Lucknow University.
Titles written by him have been prescribed by many leading universities and have been lauded by both students and teachers. His works and writing style have been appreciated both Nationally and Internationally.
He has followed his signature style of writing in all his works- the most comprehensive study of the subject that he takes in his hands in a simple and lucid language. He has written in both English and Hindi languages.
His list of works include: Business Law, Company Law (in English and Hindi), Competition Law, Consumer Protection: Law and Practice, Contract Law (Easy Law Series), Introduction to Company Law (in English and Hindi), Introduction to Law of Negotiable Instruments, Introduction to Partnership (including Limited Liability Partnership) (in English and Hindi), Intellectual Property Law, Law of Arbitration and Conciliation (in English and Hindi), Laws of Banking and Negotiable Instruments (in English and Hindi), Law of Carriage (Air, Land and Sea), Law of Contract and Specific Relief (in English and Hindi), Law of Insolvency, Law of Insurance, Law of Partnership (Principles, Practice & Taxation), Law of Sale of Goods (in English and Hindi), Negotiable Instruments (in English and Hindi), Textbook on Law of Contract and Specific Relief.
1. General Principles 2. Life Insurance 3. Fire Insurance 4. Motor Vehicle Insurance 5. Marine Insurance 6. Consumer Insurance 7. Some Provisions of the Insurance Act, 1938 8. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Appendix 1. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999 Appendix 2. Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991