To what extent can the insurer rely on the duty of the utmost good faith

Dissertation Topic:  To what extent can the insurer rely on the duty of the utmost good faith

 

 

References to use:

 

Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth), in particular section 13

ALRC 20 at [328]

 

General Insurance Code of Practice

 

Sutton in Insurance Law in Australia (3rd Ed, LBC Information Services, 1999)

 

Case Law – CGU Insurance Ltd v AMP Financial Planning Pty Ltd (2007) 235 CLR1

 

Sheldon v Sun Alliance Ltd (1989) 53 SASR 97 at 152

 

Kelly v New Zealand, Insurance Ltd (1996) 9 AN Ins Cas 67-317; 130 FLR 97 at 76, 518-76, 520 (ANZ Ins Cas), 111-112 (FLR)

 

Russell v NRMA Insurance Ltd (unreported, NSW Sup Ct, Rogers CJ Comm D, 8 November 1988).

 

Moss v Sun Alliance Australia Ltd (1990) 55 SASR 145

 

Re Zurich Australian Insurance Ltd [1999] 2 Qd R 203

 

Gutteridge v Commonwealth of Australia (unreported, Ambrose J, QLD Sup Ct, 25 June 1993).

 

Wyllie v National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd (1997) 217 ALR 324

 

Gugliotti v Commercial Union Assurance Co of Australia (1992) 15 MVR 463

Hammer Waste Pty Ltd v QBE Mercantile Mutual Ltd [2002] NSWSC 1006

 

The above must be cited and you are to include other case law that you research outside of the above, such as review papers by Justice Kirby

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