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Transparency in the Insurance Contract Law of South Africa

  • Birgit KuschkeEmail author
  • Daleen Millard
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Part of the AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation book series (ERSILR, volume 2)

Abstract

South African law is based on Roman-Dutch law, as amended over time by legislation, positive (case) law, trade usages, and the incorporation of some principles from foreign jurisdictions such as English law in some legal disciplines, such as in insurance law.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.University of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa

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