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Life Assurance Act 1774

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Life Assurance Act 1774

1774 CHAPTER 48 14 Geo 3

X1An Act for regulating Insurances upon Lives, and for prohibiting all such Insurances except in cases where the Persons insuring shall have an Interest in the Life or Death of the Persons insured.


Whereas it hath been found by experience that the making insurances on lives or other events wherein the assured shall have no interest hath introduced a mischievous kind of gaming:

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X1This Act is not necessarily in the form in which it has effect in Northern Ireland

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C1Short title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C6Act excluded (E.W.) (1.12.1991) by Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57, SIF 130), ss. 1(6), 225(2), Sch. 1 para. 2(4) (with ss. 16(6), 105(4), 113(4), 179, 222(3), 224(1), 225(4), Sch. 22 paras. 1, 2, 4)

C7Act excluded (E.W.) (1.12.1991) by Land Drainage Act 1991 (c. 59, SIF 73:1), ss. 1(5), 76(2), Sch. 2 para. 1 (with ss. 67(3)(5)(8), 72(6)(8), 74(3)(4))

Act excluded (E.W.) (21.3.1997) by 1997 c. 45, ss. 2(3), 4(2)

Act excluded (1.4.1998) by S.I. 1998/633, art. 4(3)

C8Act excluded by 2000 c. 32, Sch. 3A para. 12(4) (as inserted (4.9.2007) by Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003 (c. 6), s. 19, Sch. 1 para. 13; S.R. 2007/371, art. 2(c))

C11Act excluded (2.6.2014 for specified purposes) by Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 2014 (c. 8), ss. 121(3), 129 (with s. 124(4)); S.R. 2014/153, art. 3, Sch. 2

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I1Act wholly in force at Royal Assent.

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