The Interpretation of Mercantile Agreements; A Summary of the Decisions as to the Meaning of Words and Provisions in Written Agreements for the Sale of Goods, Charter-Parties, Bills of Lading, and Marine Policies ...

The Interpretation of Mercantile Agreements; A Summary of the Decisions as to the Meaning of Words and Provisions in Written Agreements for the Sale of Goods, Charter-Parties, Bills of Lading, and Marine Policies ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...from the successful laying down of the cab1c(y). 316. A description of the subject of insurance as goods and merchandize may, if the context shows such an intention, be interpreted as an insurance against any loss or damage for which the assured may be liable to the owners of such goods and merchandize. Thus, where there was an insurance upon any kind of goods and merchandize in craft of any description, and at the bottom of the policy was the following clause: "To cover and include all losses in each craft to goods carried by Messrs. Joyce " (the assured) " as lightermcn, and for which losses they may be liable to the owners thereof: " it was held, that the insurance was not a more policy on goods but an indemnity against any loss which the as ' sured might sustain as carriers (2). As to the amount recoverable under such a polio: /, see 449. Part II. Insurance held to be of an adventure or undertaking. I Book IV. Insurance against liability under the Passen gers' Acts. Goods to be declared. 317. Where the subject of insurance was described in the policy as follows: " On passage-money of emigrants, subject to pay a loss pro raid, and subject to the clauses and conditions made under sections 14 of the Passengers Act Amendment Act, 1863, 52 of the Passengers Act, 1855, 15 and 16 of the Passengers Act Amendment Act, 1863, and 55 of the Passengers Act, 1855, compensation clause excepted, and against those risks only;" it was held that the insurers were not liable for the expense incurred by the assured in maintaining the passengers in s. foreign port in which the ship was detained for more than six weeks, but from which she eventually sailed to her port of destination without...show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938259
  • 9781236938251