Socony Mobil Oil Co Inc and others v West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association Ltd (the “Padre Island”) (No 2): 1987


Mr Justice Saville


[1987] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 529


Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 1(3)


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromSocony Mobil Oil Co Inc v West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association Ltd (Padri Island) (No 2); Firma CF-Trade SA v Similar (Fanti) CA 30-Nov-1989
The court considered appeals from conflicting interpretations of the effect of s1(3) of the 1930 Act on pay to be paid clauses in the event of the insolvency of the insured.
Held: The condition did not purport to avoid the contract or to alter . .
CitedFreakley and Curzon Insurance Ltd v Centre Reinsurance International Company and Another; similar CA 11-Feb-2005
Claims were made for personal injury caused by asbestos. The re-insurers sought declaratory relief against the head insurers, and the administrators of the insolvent company. The administrators sought declarations in turn. Curzon insured the company . .
CitedErnest John Fifield and Another v W and R Jack Limited PC 29-Jun-2000
PC (New Zealand) The tenants sought an extension of time to take their rent review to arbitration. The Landlords appealed a grant of leave.
Held: The grant of leave was discretionary where the court found . .
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Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.223314