Legal Framework of Property Insurance in India

  • Pranshu Garg and Adit Chaubey
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  • Pranshu Garg

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur, India

  • Adit Chaubey

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur, India

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Property protections are essential to protecting individuals and companies from financial setbacks brought on by damage or misfortune to their property. In India, property rights are governed by a complicated legal framework made up of numerous laws, regulations, and administrative bodies. This essay provides a detailed evaluation of India's property protection laws, with an emphasis on their legitimate development, present state, and impending future modifications. The first part of the essay examines the development of property rights in India, focusing on significant moments and breakthroughs that have affected the sector. Subsequently, it provides a schematic representation of the laws currently in force in India, including the Protections Act of 1938 and the Protections Administrative and Advancement Specialist Act of 1999, which regulate the establishment and functioning of protecting companies in the nation. The breadth provided by each of the several types of property safeguards available in India, including surge, seismic tremor, and fire precautions, is examined in this article. Additionally, it examines the licensing regulations, capital sufficiency and dissolvability standards, and corporate governance requirements that are relevant to Indian protection companies. The article contrasts India's legal property protection system with those of other countries, including the United States, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom. It also discusses policyholder rights and obligations, disclosure pledges made by insurance companies, and grievance mechanisms available to policyholders. It also includes a comparative analysis of property rights. Furthermore, it provides suggestions for strengthening the administrative framework to deal with these problems and promote the expansion and advancement of India's property rights sector.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 1653 - 1664


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