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Chambers Guides - Insurance 2018 - India

December 2018 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt & Caroe.

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India is a common-law jurisdiction. In general, Indian laws borrow heavily from, and are based on, English law. However, insurance law in India has certain unique features that deviate from English insurance law. The primary legislation of insurance law in India is the Insurance Act, 1938 (the “Insurance Act”) and the Insurance Rules, 1939 (the “Insurance Rules”).