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SCHEDULES

Section 36.

SCHEDULE 4Minor and consequential amendments

PART IAmendments of Insurance Companies Act 1974

1In section 12 of the [1974 c. 49.] Insurance Companies Act 1974—

(a)in subsection (3) the words from " or in Northern Ireland " to " trade unions " shall be omitted, and for the words from " the same " to the end there shall be substituted the words " (throughout the United Kingdom) the meanings assigned to them by section 28 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974 " ; and

(b)in subsection (5) for the words " pecuniary loss insurance business" there shall be substituted the words " general business of class 14, 15, 16 or 17 ".

2References in section 23(1) and (2) to either or both of the classes of long term business shall be construed as references to ordinary long-term insurance business or industrial assurance business or both of those kinds of insurance business.

3In section 26(5), for the words "section 7(2)(c) above" there shall be substituted the words " section 7(4)(c) of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

4In section 28—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words " sections 29 " there shall be substituted the words " sections 30 ".

(b)in subsection (4) for the words " 29 to 34 " there shall be substituted the words " 30, 33, 34 " and for the words "7(2)(c) above" there shall be substituted the words " 7(4)(c) of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 "

(c)in subsections (5) and (6) for the words " sections 29" there shall be substituted the words " sections 30 ";

(d)in subsection (7) for the words " (1)(6) to (e), (2)" there shall be substituted the words " (1)(b) to (g) ".

5In section 34, at the end of subsection (3) there shall be added the words " , and subsection (1A) of that section shall apply to an investigation made in pursuance of this section as it applies to an investigation to which subsection (1)(b) of that section relates. "

6In section 39—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words from " sections 29" to " manager of the company " there shall be substituted the words " sections 30 to 37 above on the ground that he would be prohibited from issuing an authorisation to the company because of the unfitness of a person for the position held by him (not being that of controller of the company) "; and

(b)in subsection (5) for the words from "to be" to the end there shall be substituted the words " to hold the position concerned ".

7In section 40(1), for the words " sections 29 " there shall be substituted the words " sections 30 ".

8In section 41—

(a)at the end of subsection (1) there shall be added the words " or the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ", and

(b)in subsection (1A) after the words "Insurance Companies Act 1980 " there shall be inserted the words " or under the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

9In section 46, in paragraph (6) of subsections (1) and (1A), at the end, there shall be inserted the words " or by virtue of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

10In section 57(4) for the words from " 21 " to " this Act" there shall be substituted the words " and 21 to 27 of this Act, section 15 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

11In section 61(1), in paragraph (c)(iv), at the end, there shall be added the words " or made available under section 25(2)(b) of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

12In section 65(1) for the words from " of a kind " to " 83(2) below " there shall be substituted the words " the effecting of which constitutes the carrying on of ordinary long-term insurance business ".

13In section 68(1) for the words from " of the kinds " to " 83(2) below " there shall be substituted the words " the effecting of which constitutes the carrying on of ordinary long-term insurance business and ".

14In sections 79 to 82, after the words "under this Act" where-ever they occur there shall be inserted the words " or the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

15(1)Section 85 shall be amended as follows.

(2)In the definition of " chief executive " for the words " section 7 above " there shall be substituted the words " section 7 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

(3)For the definition of " contract of insurance " there shall be substituted—

(4)In the definition of " controller" for the words " section 7 above" there shall be substituted the words " section 7 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

(5)In the definition of " general business " for the words " section 1(2) above " there shall be substituted the words " section 1 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

(6)In the definition of " long term business" for the words " section 1(2) above " there shall be substituted the words " section 1 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

(7)After the definition of " long term policy holder " there shall be inserted—

(8)In the definition of "manager" for the words "section 7 above" there shall be substituted the words " section 7 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

(9)After the definition of "manager" there shall be inserted—

(10)For the definition of " ordinary long-term insurance business " there shall be substituted—

16In section 87, after the words " this Act " there shall be inserted the words " or the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

PART IIOther Amendments

17In section 20(2) of the [1958 c. 72.] Insurance Companies Act 1958 for the words " the amount required by section 44 of the Insurance Companies Act 1974 " there shall be substituted the words " £50,000 ".

18In section 111(1) of the [1967 c. 81.] Companies Act 1967, after the words " or the Insurance Companies Act 1974" (in both places) there shall be inserted the words " or the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

19In section 1(3)(b) of the [1969 c. 57.] Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 for the words from " Great Britain " to " 1974 " there shall be substituted the words " the United Kingdom insurance business of a class specified in Schedule 1 or 2 to the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

20In section 24(3) of the [1969 c. 13 (N.I.).] Fire Services Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 for the words from " for " to the end there shall be substituted the words " insurance business within Group 1 in Part II of Schedule 2 to the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

21In Article 5(3)(b) of the [S.I. 1972/963 (N.I. 6).] Employer's Liability (Defective Equipment and Compulsory Insurance) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 for the words from " Northern Ireland " to " 1974 " there shall be substituted the words " the United Kingdom insurance business of a class specified in Schedule 1 or 2 to the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

22In section 145(2) of the [1972 c. 20.] Road Traffic Act 1972 for the words from " motor " to " Britain " there shall be substituted the words " insurance business within Group 2 in Part II of Schedule 2 to the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

23In section 87(1) of the [1974 c. 47.] Solicitors Act 1974—

(a)for the definition of "liability insurance business" there shall be substituted—

(b)for the definition of "pecuniary loss insurance business" there shall be substituted—

24In paragraph l1(l0A) of Schedule 5 to the [1975 c. 7.] Finance Act 1975 for the words from " Part I" to " 1974 " there shall be substituted " section 3 or 4 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

25(1)The [1975 c. 75.] Policyholders Protection Act 1975, shall be amended as follows.

(2)In section 3(2) for the words from " permitted " to " 1974 " there shall be substituted the words " authorised under section 3 or 4 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

(3)In section 8(4), for the words from "not being" to the end there shall be substituted the words " other than class 5, 6, 7, 11 or 12, not being a contract of reinsurance ".

(4)In subsections (1) and (3) of section 28 after the words " Insurance Companies Act 1974 " there shall be inserted the words " or the Insurance Companies Act 1981 ".

(5)In section 29 after the words " Insurance Companies Act 1974 " there shall be inserted the words " or the Insurance Companies Act 1981 " ; and at the end there shall be added the words " or the said Act of 1981 ".

26In section 29(1) of the [1977 c. 46.] Insurance Brokers (Registration) Act 1977—

(a)in the definition of " authorised insurers " for the words "liability insurance business or pecuniary loss insurance business " there shall be substituted the words " insurance business of class 13 or of classes 1, 2, 14, 15, 16 and 17 in Schedule 2 to the Insurance Companies Act 1981 "; and

(b)in the definition of " insurance business" for the words from " of any" to " assurance business" there shall be substituted the words " other than industrial assurance business (within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Industrial Assurance Act 1923 or Articles 2(2) and 3(1) of the Industrial Assurance (Northern Ireland) Order 1979). "

27In paragraph 8 of Schedule 1 to the [1979 c. 37.] Banking Act 1979 for the words from " by virtue of " onwards there shall be substituted the words " under section 3 or 4 of the Insurance Companies Act 1981 to carry on insurance business of a class specified in Schedule 1 or 2 to that Act ".

28In Article 3(4) of the [S.I. 1979/1574 (N.I. 13).] Industrial Assurance (Northern Ireland) Order 1979—

(a)for the words " Act 1974 and in particular to section 2(2) of that Act" there shall be substituted the words " Acts 1974 and 1981 and in particular to sections 2(3) and 3(2) of that Act of 1981 ";

(b)for the words " section 3 of that Act" there shall be substituted the words " section 3 of that Act of 1981 ".

29In Article 101(1) of the [S.I. 1981/154 (N.I. 1).] Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order Site) 1981—

(a)for the words " in Northern Ireland a motor vehicle insurance business" there shall be substituted the words " insurance business within group 2 in Part II of Schedule 2 to the Insurance Companies Act 1981 " and

(b)for " 1974 " there shall be substituted " 1981 ".