Policyholders Protection Act 1975 IVA Glossary
What is Policyholders Protection Act 1975?
An act which established Policyholders Protection Board to provide compensation to the public in the event of the liquidation of an insurance company. The Board will make payment in full of liabilities under certain policies of compulsory insurance and 90 per cent of liability to provide policyholders under other general and investment type policies. Compensation is restricted to individual policyholders or partnerships; corporate policyholders are not protected.
(Please Note: The definitions are not intended to be exhaustive summaries of the Law. They are based on material from The Insolvency Act 1986 , and other Acts dealing with this subject.)
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