Netherlands: insurance law provisions of Dutch Civil Code

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New Dutch insurance law came into force on 1 January 2006 and from that date forms part of the Dutch Civil Code. The changes may have substantial consequences for insurers, brokers and other parties in the insurance market.

For more information on the changes and their implications click on the links below:

  • Structure of the new law
  • Obligation to disclose facts prior to conclusion of the contract
  • Payment of premium
  • Obligation to notify claims
  • Other changes to Dutch insurance law

Further reading: Title 17 Civil Code: Insurance (articles 7:925 to 7: 986 DCC).

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