30.05.2001

Review of the Marine Insurance Act 1909 (Cth) (ALRC Report 91)

ALRC Report 91 (tabled May 2001) sets out the results of the Commission’s research and consultations, and its recommendations for amendments to the Marine Insurance Act 1909 (Cth) (MIA) and to the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) (ICA). Four areas came to be of central importance during the course of the review. They are the

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07.05.2001

Review of the Marine Insurance Act 1909

The Terms of Reference for this inquiry required the Commission to review the Marine Insurance Act 1909 (Cth) (MIA), taking into account, among other things, the desirability of having a regime consistent with international practice in the marine insurance industry, and whether any change might result in a competitive disadvantage for the Australian insurance industry.Four

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19.07.2000

Review of the Marine Insurance Act 1909 (DP 63)

Discussion Paper, Review of the Marine Insurance Act 1909 (DP 63), was published in July 2000.The issues discussed in chapter 2 (`Approaches to reform’), chapter 3 (`Competition and the marine insurance market’), and chapter 4 (`Competition policy’) present some of the important legal policy issues relevant to reform of the MIA and to the approach

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14.11.1990

Criminal Admiralty Jurisdiction and Prize (ALRC Report 48)

ALRC Report 48 (tabled November 1990), the second report into admiralty jurisdiction, identified that the existing jurisdiction of Australian courts over offences committed at sea had two main sources—Imperial Admiralty legislation and modern Commonwealth or state legislation. Criminal Admiralty Jurisdiction and Prize (ALRC Report 48) found that this combination of sources had resulted in laws

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09.11.1990

Criminal Admiralty Jurisdiction and Prize

In November 1982 the ALRC was directed to report on the Admiralty jurisdiction in Australia.ALRC Report 33 found that the Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act 1890 (Imp) had limited civil admiralty jurisdiction to matters that were within the admiralty jurisdiction of England as at 1890. As a result there were many uncertainties about, and unjustified

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14.12.1986

Civil Admiralty Jurisdiction (ALRC Report 33)

ALRC Report 33 (tabled December 1986) found that the Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act 1890 (Imp) had limited civil admiralty jurisdiction to matters that were within the admiralty jurisdiction of England as at 1890. As a result there were many uncertainties about, and unjustified limitations on, the scope of the jurisdiction.The report outlined that any

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