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(1)Where a person (P) domiciled in a part of the United Kingdom is entitled to bring proceedings under this Act against an insurer domiciled in another part, P may do so in the part where P is domiciled or in the part where the insurer is domiciled (whatever the contract of insurance may stipulate as to where proceedings are to be brought).
(2)The following provisions of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (relating to determination of domicile) apply for the purposes of subsection (1)—
(a)section 41(2), (3), (5) and (6) (individuals);
(b)section 42(1), (3), (4) and (8) (corporations and associations);
(c)section 45(2) and (3) (trusts);
(d)section 46(1), (3) and (7) (the Crown).
(3)In Schedule 5 to that Act (proceedings excluded from general provisions as to allocation of jurisdiction within the United Kingdom) at the end add—
11Proceedings under the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010.”
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