Schedule 4Saving and Transitional Provisions

Continuation of business where contract made before 1st January 1982


(a)as a result of the repeal of section 83(2)(b) of the Insurance Companies Act 1974 any particular kind of ordinary long-term insurance business has become general business, and

(b)an insurance company was immediately before 1st January 1982 lawfully carrying on that particular kind of business in the United Kingdom,

then, notwithstanding the lack of an authorisation to carry on general business, the company may continue to carry out any contract of insurance relating to that particular kind of business if the contract was made before 1st January 1982.