BTX5031 - Insurance law
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics
Leader: Mr Wayne Gumley
The subject is designed to develop an understanding of types of insurance with an emphasis on general insurance: formation of the insurance contract and the role played by the Insurance Contracts Act 1984; the concept and role of an insurable interest; the indemnity concept including the role of averaging clauses; misrepresentations and how it affects the insurance contract; the roles played by insurance brokers and agents and the role played by the Insurance (Agents and Brokers) Act 1984 (Cth); notification and proof of loss; measurement of loss; subrogation concepts; and resolution of disputes.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 100%
3 hours per week