Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 84 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1605
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Tuckey, Hale LJJ and Sir Denis Henry

Representation Michael Nolan (instructed by Swinnertons) for the claimant.
  Nevil Phillips (instructed by Waltons & Morse) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 7 November 2002


Insurance - Marine insurance - Policy - Construction - Shipment of vehicles - Confiscation of vehicles not amounting to seizure - Insurers liable under policy.

The Case

A judge had been entitled to allow a claim under two insurance policies for the loss of two consignments of cars which were taken illegally by customs officials in the Dominican Republic as the taking of the vehicles had not amounted to seizure, an excluded peril under the policies.

Practice Areas

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