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The law of compulsory motor vehicle insurance in South Africa

Arthur Suzman

The law of compulsory motor vehicle insurance in South Africa

a treatise on the Motor Vehicle Insurance Act (Act 29 of 1942, as amended by Act 27 of 1952)

by Arthur Suzman

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Published by Juta in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile insurance -- Law and legislation -- South Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes the text of the act, as amended.

    StatementBy Arthur Suzman and Gerald Gordon.
    ContributionsGordon, Gerald, joint author., South Africa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKTL1031 .S89 1954
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23148727M
    LC Control Number55056699

    Optimum Financial Services Group. The Cliffs Office Block 2, Unit , 2nd Floor, Niagara Way, Tyger Falls, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville, the President has proclaimed the following Law: Compulsory Civil Liability Insurance of Owners of Motor Vehicles Law Chapter I General Provisions Section 1. Terms Used in this Law The following terms are used in this Law: 1) insurance indemnity – an amount of money that is paid, or a service for which a. Car insurance in South Africa can be very expensive, partly because, according to the South African Insurance Association, about 65% of road users have no motor insurance. This means that those who are insured have to pay over the odds in order to cover those who have no vehicle insurance. Reading this, you might be [ ]. A.(1) There shall be no recovery for the first fifteen thousand dollars of bodily injury and no recovery for the first twenty-five thousand dollars of property damage based on any cause or right of action arising out of a motor vehicle accident, for such injury or damages occasioned by an owner or operator of a motor vehicle involved in such accident who fails to own or maintain compulsory.


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