n SA Mercantile Law Journal = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg - Of insurance misrepresentation, materiality, inducement and no-claim bonuses : case comments

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-0099
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2185



The development of the principles governing the pre-contractual misrepresentation of facts by an insured to an insurer over the past few decades has been piecemeal, slow, infuriating and, to the uninitiated, confusing. While the process can by no stretch of the imagination be said be approaching a satisfactory conclusion, the decision in (unreported, WLD, November 2007, case no 04/31731) provides an opportune moment for taking stock.

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