Harker v Caledonian Insurance Co: 1980

The monetary limit of the compulsory insurance was to be read into section 10, however ‘there are instances, of which costs and interest on the judgment are examples, where the insurer would be liable in the direct action for sums in excess of the permissible monetary limits upon the cover afforded by the policy.’


Lord Diplock


[1980] 1 Lloyds Rep 556


Motor Vehicles Insurance (Third-Party Risks) Act 10

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CitedPresidential Insurance Company v Molly Hosein Stafford PC 22-Mar-1999
PC (Trinidad and Tobago) Mrs Stafford obtained judgment against a driver insured by the appellant. He was unable to satisfy the claim and she sought recovery from the insurers. They claimed that their liability . .
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Insurance, Road Traffic

Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.200465