Policy Contract

Terms of your Proposal

  1. PAYMENT BEFORE COVER WARRANTY - Please note that the total premium must be paid and actually received in full by the Company (or the intermediary through whom this coverage was effected) on or before the inception date of the coverage, failing which the coverage/policy shall be deemed to be automatically cancelled and no benefits whatsoever shall be payable by Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd (“Liberty”).

  2. PERSONAL DATA - I give consent to Liberty and third-parties including related companies, employees, agents, brokers, service-providers, collaborators, partners, contractors etc. (collectively, “appointees”), and their appointees in turn, to collect, use and disclose all personal data whatsoever about myself, from any source, whether they were, are and/or will be collected howsoever by Liberty and/or the appointees in the past, present and/or future, for one or more of the purposes described in Liberty’s Data Protection Policy as it may be amended from time to time, including but not limited to considering whether to provide insurance, due diligence, pricing, underwriting, administering and servicing my policies, communicating with me, renewals, reinsurance, collections, claims, accounting, audit, legal, compliance, research, analysis, surveys, dispute resolution, technology management, and anything incidental, ancillary, exploratory or supportive of the foregoing. I have read and agreed to the full Policy, which is also available at www.libertyinsurance.com.sg/data-protection-policy/ .

  3. All personal data are accurate and complete, and I will inform Liberty of any changes to the personal data to my knowledge, as soon as practicable.

  4. If there is any personal data about or belonging to other individuals, I warrant that I have obtained prior consent from them (or if they are lacking in legal capacity, from their legal representatives, guardians or parents as the case may be) for Liberty and/or the appointees to collect, use and disclose their personal data for the purposes and on the terms stated in this document, as if they were me.

  5. I agree that all consents given shall be valid and in-force until duly withdrawn or amended. To duly withdraw or amend the terms of the consents, I agree to email Liberty’s Data Protection Officer at dpo@libertyinsurance.com.sg or write to:

                  Attention: Data Protection Officer

                  Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd

                  51 Club Street, #03-00, Liberty House

                  Singapore 069428

   6. DECLARATION

       I hereby declare, accept and agree that:

       6.1   All information provided by me in connection with this proposal is true, accurate and complete

       6.2   Any inaccurate, incomplete, false information or any omission of information, may render this proposal and the insurance invalid, at Liberty’s discretion

       6.3   This proposal shall form the basis of the insurance contract between me and Liberty; and

       6.4   This proposal is subject to acceptance by Liberty, and coverage shall be subject to the terms of this proposal, the policy wordings, and any variations including endorsements, riders, etc thereto.

PetCare

 

Policy Wordings

 

Please read this insurance Policy carefully to ensure that you understand the terms and conditions and that this Policy meets your requirements. If there are any changes that may affect the insurance cover provided, please notify us immediately.

Introduction

This is a Pet Insurance Policy which provides insurance cover for micro chipped dogs and cats in Singapore.

To ensure maximum protection and benefits from the Policy, please read the Policy carefully and return it to us immediately if it is not in accordance with your requirements. The base currency for this insurance is Singapore Dollars (S$). The Proposal made by the Insured shall be the basis of the Contract. This Policy, the Policy Schedule, any Endorsements and Memoranda shall be read as one contract and any words or expressions to which a specific meaning has been attached in any of them shall have the same meaning wherever they appear.

Eligibility

The Insured Pet must:

  1. be micro chipped

  2. be residing regularly in the same premise as the Insured

  3. be at least 8 weeks old and not more than 9 years old at the Policy Commencement Date of the first Period of Insurance

  4. not be a working dog. Example: guide dog, hunting dog or attack dog

  5. not be a dog or cat used for breeding purposes

Definitions

The following definitions apply to the Policy. When interpreting these Policy Terms and Conditions, references to the singular include the plural and vice versa, and to the masculine include the feminine and vice versa.

 

  1. Accident/Accidental

       Any event or occurrence which is unintended, sudden, fortuitous and unforeseen and occurs during the Period of Insurance.

   2. Accidental Death

       Death of the Insured Pet occurring as a direct result of an Accident and where death occurs within 90 days of the Accident.

   3. Accidental Injury

       Bodily injury to the Insured Pet arising from an Accident and where such bodily injury is directly caused by accidental, violent, external and visible means without any other contributing causes and where the injury is not self inflicted whilst this Policy is in force.

   4. Act of God

       An overwhelming event caused exclusively by flood, earthquake, hurricane, typhoon and windstorm, whose effects could not be prevented by the exercise of reasonable care and foresight.

   5. Benefit Limit

       The total amount payable under the Policy for each Cover selected. This is the annual maximum amount, inclusive of any applicable sub-limits that the Company will pay within the Period of Insurance as shown on the Policy Schedule.

 

   6. Benefit Percentage

       The stated percentage for eligible Vet Expenses for which the Company will reimburse the Proposer, subject to any applicable Deductible and Benefit Limits. Example: for 50% Benefit Percentage, we will reimburse the Proposer 50% of the eligible Vet Expenses, subject to the relevant Deductible and Benefit Limits.

   7. Co-insurance

       The percentage of the covered costs after the deducible which the Company and the Insured will be co-sharing. The Co-insurance is subject to Goods & Services Tax (GST) if applicable.

 

   8. Condition

       Any Accidental Injury or manifestation of an Illness.

 

           a) Chronic Condition

               A condition that can be treated or managed but not cured.

           

           b) Congenital Condition

               An illness, disability or defect existing at or from an Insured Pet’s birth.

 

           c) Hereditary Condition

               Any Condition that is proven, thought, or presumed by recognized Vet literature or experts to be inherited genetically.

 

           d) Pre-existing Condition

               Any Condition(s) or symptoms or signs of that Condition occurring or existing in any form prior to the Policy Commencement Date or during any applicable Waiting Period, including but not limited to:

                    i) any cruciate ligament Condition

                    ii) any Skin Condition

                    iii) latent infectious Conditions that manifest within a known incubation period indicating clear evidence that the Condition had existed prior to the Policy Commencement Date;

                    iv) any Condition in remission at the time of the insurance application

                    v) any seasonal Condition

                    vi) Conditions currently or previously being controled by medication(s)

                and whether or not diagnosed or treated by a Vet.

            e) Related Condition

                Condition that even though shows first signs or symptoms during the Period of Insurance (outside of the Waiting Period), is considered to be a Pre-existing Condition if it has the same clinical symptoms, diagnostic classification or results from the same disease process as a Pre-existing Condition regardless of the number of areas of the Insured Pet’s body affected.

                Example: If the Insured Pet suffers from arthritis in its legs prior to the Policy Commencement Date or during the Waiting Period, all future occurrences of arthritis for example in the back or neck will be considered to be Related Conditions and will not be covered.

 

             f) Skin Condition

                Condition regardless of cause or origin presenting in or affecting the skin (as an organ) in any way whatsoever. Forthe purpose of this Policy, Skin Conditions are:

                       i) deemed to include skin lumps

                       ii) regarded as one Condition

 

    9. Deductible

        The first portion of any claim for which the Insured is liable. The Deductible is subject to Goods & Services Tax (GST) if  applicable.

 

    10. GST

          The Singapore Goods and Services Tax at the officially published tax rate.

 

    11. Illness

          Sickness or disease diagnosed by a Vet which is not included under Accidental Injury Cover.

 

    12. Insured/You/Your

          Owner of the micro chipped pet named in the Policy Schedule.

    13. Insured Pet

          The micro chipped pet named in the Policy Schedule.

 

    14. Liberty/We/Our/Us/Company

          Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd.

 

    15. Period of Insurance

          As stated in the Policy Schedule and each subsequent period for which the Policy is renewed.

 

    16. Policy

          The Policy and Schedule and any Memorandum or Endorsement attached or issued.

 

    17. Policy Commencement Date

           23hr59 on the date when Cover for the Insured Pet first started as shown on the Policy Schedule.

 

    18. Policy Expiry Date

          23hr59 on the date when Cover for the Insured Pet terminates and benefits cease as shown in the Policy Schedule.

 

    19. Policy Schedule/Schedule

          The typed sheet attached to this Policy providing details of the subject matter being insured.

 

    20. Proposal

          The signed proposal and declaration and any additional information supplied to the Company by or on behalf of the Insured.

 

    21. Territorial Limits

          Republic of Singapore

 

    22. Theft

          Loss or damage caused by the unlawful taking of the Insured Pet despite appropriate measures taken by the Insured to prevent such a loss.

    23. Family members

          Your spouse, child/children and relatives who are residing permanently with you.

 

    24. Vet

          Veterinarian, veterinary specialist, animal hospital, animal clinic, or animal surgery, other than the Insured, licensed in and currently registered in the Republic of Singapore.

 

    25. Vet Expenses

          The reasonable, customary and essential expenses incurred and paid in respect of Treatment provided by a Vet during the Period of Insurance.

 

    26. Treatment

          Reasonable and customary examinations, consultations, hospitalization, surgery, x-rays, medication, diagnostic tests, nursing and other care and procedures provided by a Vet to relieve or cure a disease, Illness or Accidental Injury during the Period of Insurance.

 

          a)  Elective Treatment

               Treatment or surgery that is beneficial to the Insured Pet but is not essential for the survival of the Insured Pet or does not form part of the Treatment for a Condition.

 

    27. Waiting Period

          A period starting from the Policy Commencement Date of the first Period of Insurance during which a Condition that occurs or shows symptoms or signs will be excluded from Cover unless otherwise stated on the Policy Schedule.

Third Party Liability Cover (Section I)

In the event that during the Period of Insurance the Insured becomes legally liable to pay compensation in respect of accidental bodily injury to any person and/or accidental loss or damage to property caused by the Insured Pet, the Company will provide indemnity in accordance with the Table of Benefits stated in the Policy Schedule.

We will also in respect of any claim to which indemnity under this Section applies pay for:

  1. all legal costs and expenses recoverable from the Insured by any claimant

  2. all legal costs and expenses incurred by the Insured with our written consent

subject to the Benefit Limits in accordance with the Table of Benefits under the Policy Schedule.

The territorial scope of cover provided by this Section shall be the Republic of Singapore.

The indemnity provided by this Section shall not apply in respect of judgments which are not in the first instance delivered by or obtained from a Court of competent jurisdiction within the Republic of Singapore.

Our maximum liability under this Section in respect of any one claim or series of claims arising out of one or more events shall be subject to the Deductible per Incident not exceeding the Benefit Limit stated in the Table of Benefits under the Policy Schedule.

Exclusions to Section I

 

We will not be liable in respect of:

 

  1. bodily injury to any person being your Family members or at the time of sustaining such injury engaged in and under your service

  2. damage to property belonging to or in the charge of or under the control of the Insured or Family members or of a person in the service of the Insured

Accidental Death Cover (Section II)

In the event that during the Period of Insurance death of the Insured Pet occurs as a direct result of an Accidental Injury or an Act of God and where death occurs within 90 days of the Accident, the Company will pay compensation in accordance with the Table of Benefits under the Policy Schedule.

Accidental Death caused by a motor vehicle accident shall be payable by the Company only if it is accompanied by a Police Report filed in the Republic of Singapore.

Accidental Injury Cover (Section III)

In the event that during the Period of Insurance Vet Expenses are incurred by the Insured for Treatment of the Insured Pet up to the Benefit Limits arising from Accidental Injury or an Act of God subject to the Deductible per Incident in accordance with the Table of Benefits under the Policy Schedule shall be payable by the Company. A Waiting Period of 1 month shall apply.

 

To qualify for cover under this Section of the Policy, the Insured Pet must have been at least 8 weeks of age at the Policy Commencement Date and the Accidental Injury must:

  1. be a direct consequence of at least one of the following:

       a) motor vehicle incident

       b) burn or electrocution

       c) an allergic reaction to an insect bite other than tick or flea bites

       d) an Act of God

 or

 

   2. result in:

       e) a bone fracture

       f) choking

       g) snake bite toxicity

       h) a traumatic or tendon injury

       i) a bite wound or fight wound abscesses or

       j) lacerations or abrasion of tissue, skin or mucous membrane due to external violence

Exclusions to Section III

We will not pay any Vet Expenses attributable to or resulting from:

 

  1. a Pre-existing Condition, a Related Condition or a Condition arising within the applicable Waiting Period of 1 month from the Policy Commencement Date

   2. patella luxations (dislocating kneecap), elbow dysplasia, fractured teeth, toxicity (other than that resulting from a confirmed snake bite) and inter-vertebral disc disease (IVDD) under Accidental Injury Cover no matter how the Condition  arises. These Conditions will only be covered under Section V – Illness Cover

   3. damage to teeth and gums unless accompanied by Accidental Injury arising from the same Accident

    4. any of the excluded matters listed under General Exclusions

Theft Cover (Section IV)

Loss or damage caused by the unlawful stealing of the Insured Pet despite appropriate measures taken by the Insured to prevent such a loss shall be compensated by the Company in accordance with the Table of Benefits under the Policy Schedule subject to a Waiting Period of 3 months from the Policy Commencement Date.

Theft of the Insured Pet shall be payable by the Company only if the Insured has taken measures such as informing AVA (Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore) or SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Singapore) to recover the Insured Pet and it is accompanied by a Police Report filed in the Republic of Singapore within 48 hours of loss.

Once the Company has indemnified the Insured under this Section, the Policy shall lapse and all benefits shall cease.

Exclusion to Section IV

  1. We will not pay under this Section if Theft of the Insured Pet is found to be an act of negligence, intentional and/or preventable.

  2. Cats are not covered under this Section of the Policy.

Illness Cover (Section V)

In the event that during the Period of Insurance Vet Expenses are incurred by the Insured for non-surgical and/or surgical Treatment of the Insured Pet as a result of Illness, the Company shall pay subject to the Co-insurance percentage per Incident, Waiting Period of 3 months from the Policy Commencement date and in accordance with the Table of Benefits under the Policy Schedule.

To qualify for cover under this Section of the Policy, the Insured Pet must have been over 8 weeks old and younger than 9 years of age when Cover first commenced.

Exclusions to Section V

We will not pay any Vet Expenses attributable to or resulting from:

  1. a Pre-existing Condition, a Related Condition, a Hereditary Condition, a Congenital Condition, a Skin Condition

  2. a Condition arising within the applicable Waiting Period of 3 months from the Policy Commencement Date

  3. an Illness caused by endoparasites (such as worms) or ectoparasites (such as ticks, fleas, skin mites)

  4. an illness related to hip dysplasia

  5. an illness related to rabies

  6. for dogs: treatment of infectious canine hepatitis (canine adenovirus), parvovirus, canine distemper, parainfluenza and all forms of kennel cough

  7. for cats: panleukopaenia, Chlamydia, leukaemia (FeLV), Feline Immuno Deficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, herpes virus and all forms of cat flu

  8. any declared pandemic disease that causes widespread Illness affecting dogs or cats

  9. more than 1 incident of swallowing a foreign object that causes a blockage or obstruction requiring surgical or endoscopic removal per Period of Insurance

  10. Dental Care: dental procedures; dental disease; gingivitis; Treatment of teeth fractures; teeth cleaning/scaling; orthodontics; cosmetic dental restoration; temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease; enamel hypolasia; teeth hygiene or appearance; removal of deciduous or fractured teeth or any oral disease unless a Vet determines to be needed due to Accidental Injury

  11. any of the excluded matters listed under General Exclusions

No-Claim Discount

In the event of no claim being made or arising under this Policy during a period of insurance specified below immediately preceding the renewal of this Policy the renewal premium shall be reduced as follows:

Period of Insurance                           Discount

The preceding year                                 5%

The preceding two                                10%

consecutive years

The preceding three                              15%

consecutive years

 

If at the time of a claim the No-Claim Discount is 15%, the No-Claim Discount shall be reduced to 5% at the next renewal of the Policy.

 

If at the time of a claim the No-Claim Discount is 10% or less then the whole No-Claim Discount is rescinded.

 

If more than one claim is made during any period of insurance the entire No-Claim Discount is rescinded irrespective of the percentage earned.

 

If the Company shall consent to a transfer of interest in this Policy the period during which the interest was in the Transferer shall accrue to the benefit of the Transferee.

 

The No-Claim Discount is not affected by any notification or information which the Insured is obliged to provide to the Company unless it is in relation to a claim made on the Company.

General Exclusions

These general exclusions apply to all Sections of the Policy.

Unless otherwise stated in the Policy, Vet Expenses and/or costs related to the following are

not covered:

   1. Outside the Territorial Limits: Any occurrence or illness developed or caused by any factor while the Insured Pet is outside the Republic of Singapore.

   2. Liability arising from any intentional or preventable act and Illness arising from any intentional, neglectful or preventable act.

   3. Waiting Period: any Condition that occurs or recurs within the Waiting Period (refer to definition on page 6) of 3 months from the Policy Commencement Date of the first Period of Insurance.

   4. Day to Day Care:

       a)   regular, prescription or dietary pet food, vitamins, mineral supplements, whether recommended by a Vet or not

       b)   diagnostics associated with preventative Treatment, preventative procedures and Treatments (including, but not limited to, vaccinations, routine anal gland expression, gastropexy; flea/tick/worm control)

       c)   diagnosis of or Treatment for internal or external parasites

       d)   boarding, grooming and bathing of the Insured Pet(including medicated baths and shampoos)

       e)   accessories such as but not limited to pill poppers, cage hire, crates, beddingand collars

        f)   Conditions related to breeding or pregnancy

       g)   training, socialization, therapy and alternative therapies (including but not restricted to consultations and

             Treatments involving homeopathic remedies, acupuncture, laser therapy, chiropractic treatments and/orphysiotherapy)  whether recommended by a Vet or not; or

        h)  Treatment while the Insured Pet is used for commercial or occupational purposes including but not limited to racing, breeding, organized fighting, law enforcement, guarding or hunting.

    5.   Treatments & Conditions:

        a)  Treatment of or Conditions attributable to behavioral problems regardless of the cause (including but not limited to anxiety disorders, phobias or chemical imbalance)

        b)  Cell-replacement therapies, including but not limited to stem cell therapy. This exclusion does not include blood  transfusions which are covered when medically necessary

        c)  diseases preventable by vaccination

        d)  age related changes to the Insured Pet’s eyes or ears

        e)  anal sacculitis or removal of anal glands

         f)  spaying or neutering

        g)  bone or joint conditions associated with hip dysplasia or any associated luxation or subluxation; elbow dysplasia; patellar luxation or subluxation; osteochondritis dissecans or any fracture, luxation or subluxation associated with aseptic necrosis of a femoral head

        h)  cervical vertebrae instability/wobbler syndrome

         i)  cruciate ligament or meniscal damage or rupture occurring during a Waiting Period of 12 calendar months from the Policy Commencement Date

         j)  A Condition where the diagnosis is inconclusive, but where the Treatment protocol is consistent with a Treatment protocol typically applied to an Accidental Injury or Illness which is not covered. (Example: Treatment for coughing where kennel cough is suspected but not diagnosed or excluded as a diagnosis)

        k)  Treatment for conditions excluded by the Policy and/or due to complications and/or adverse reactions arising from any Policy Exclusion

         l)  medication not approved or listed by Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA)

       m)  the provision of medication/s for the Insured Pet that covers a period of more than thirty days beyond the Policy Expiry Date

        n)  Insured’s decision to pursue a course of Treatment other than that which was recommended by a Vet unless specifically authorized by The Company prior to Treatment. (Example: ignoring a Vet’s recommendation to remove an eye, which then results in extra costs associated with chronic eye issues); or

        o)  breeding or obstetrics or Treatment of Conditions arising as a result of breeding or obstetrics

   6. Services and Procedures:

        a)  ambulance fees, expenses not related to Vet services and non-essential hospitalization

        b)  house calls and out-of-hours Treatment unless the Vet believes an emergency consultation was necessary, in which case the Company’s liability is limited to the amount that would have been payable had the Treatment been provided at a Vet practice during normal consultation hours

        c)  genetic/chromosome testing including procedures to determine the suitability or categorization of the Insured Pet for breeding or genealogical purposes; or

        d)  organ transplant surgery, artificial limbs, prosthetics, pacemakers and any associated expenses unless specifically authorized and agreed to by us in writing prior to any Treatment

   7. Elective Procedures and Treatments:

        a)  Elective Treatments including but not limited to nail clipping, tail docking, debarking, pre-anesthetic blood tests, declawing, dewclaw removal; ear cropping and nasal fold, skin fold, stenotic nares and soft palate resections

        b)  routine examinations

        c)  cosmetic procedures

        d)  experimental Treatments or therapies; investigational or otherwise not within the standard of care accepted by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA)

        e)  desexing

         f)  cryptorchidism

        g)  hip and elbow scoring

   

   8.  Insured Pet not being Protected:

        a)  a malicious act, deliberate injury or gross negligence caused by the Insured or anyone living with the Insured Pet; or

        b)  the Insured’s failure to take all reasonable precautions to protect the Insured Pet from situations that may result in injury or Illness (Example: ingestion of hazardous substances) or from aggravating a treated Condition

 

   9. Ionizing radiations or contamination by radioactivity from any irradiated nuclear fuel, or from any nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel, radioactive toxic explosive, or other hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear assembly, or of its nuclear component.

 

   10. Any consequence whether direct or indirect of war invasion act of foreign enemy hostilities or warlike operations (whether war be declared or not) civil war, civil rebellion, revolution, insurrection, any act of terrorism, civil commotion assuming the proportions of or amounting to an uprising military, or usurped power.

   11. Others:

           a)  diagnosis or treatment of any complication or progression of any Condition excluded by the Policy

           b)  any consequential loss, economic or otherwise, loss of enjoyment or other such loss not mentioned in the Policy; or

           c)  a Condition specifically excluded in the Policy

General Conditions

The following conditions are applicable to all Sections of the Policy.

  1. Duty of Disclosure

       The Insured has a duty under the Insurance Act [Cap.142 (or any subsequent amendments thereof)] to disclose to us every         matter known or could be reasonably expected to be known, relevant to our decision whether to accept the risk of the               insurance and, if so, on what terms. Including but not limited to matters relating to the health of the Pet in question and             the nature and extent of the insurance cover provided.

   2. Policy Wordings

       This Policy, the Schedule any Memorandum or Endorsement hereon and the Table of Benefits shall be read together as one contract and any word or expression to which a specific meaning has been attached in any part of this Policy or Schedule or Memorandum or Endorsement or Table of Benefits as stated in the Policy Schedule shall bear such specific meaning wherever it may appear.

   

   3. Observance of Terms

       The due observance and fulfillment of the terms of this policy insofar as they relate to anything to be done or not to be done by the Insured and the truth of the statement and answers in the Proposal shall be condition precedent to any liability of the Company to make any payment under this Policy.

 

   4. Claims Procedure

       Notice of any Third Party Liability, Accidental Death, Accident Injury, Theft or Illness in respect of which a claim is to be made shall be given to the Company as soon as possible but in any case within one month of the event giving rise to such a claim. All certificates, information and evidence required by the Company shall be furnished at the expense of the Insured and shall be in such form and of such nature as the Company may prescribe. The Insured as often as required shall submit the Insured Pet to medical examination upon the request of the Company at its own expense in respect of any alleged Condition. The Company shall in case of death of the Insured Pet be entitled to have post-mortem examination at its own expense.

 

   5. Changes in Circumstances

       The Insured shall give notice to the Company of any change of Insured name or residence immediately after such change. This Policy shall become void if the Insured Pet is found not to be meeting the Eligibility criteria at any time during the Period of Insurance or claim(s).

 

   6. Policy Renewal

       Before renewing this Policy the Insured shall give written notice to the Company of any material fact affecting this insurance which has come to the Insured’s notice during the preceding Period of Insurance including notice of any disease, physical or mental defect or infirmity affecting the Insured Pet. The Policy may be renewed until the Insured Pet reaches the age of 13 years with the consent of the Company from term to term by payment of the premium in advance at the Company‘s premium rate in force at time of renewal. Premiums payable for this coverage are not guaranteed and may be revised at Policy renewal at the full discretion of the Company.

 

   7. Cancelation

       The Company may cancel this Policy by giving seven days’ notice by registered letter to the Insured at the Insured’s last known address and will return to the Insured the premium paid less the pro-rata portion thereof for the period the Policy has been in force which amount the Insured has become liable to pay or the Insured may cancel this Policy by giving seven days’ notice to the Company and shall be entitled to a return of the premium paid less the premium computed at the Company’s Short Period Rates for the period the Policy has been in force which amount the Insured has become liable to pay. Provided always that in each event no claim has arisen prior to the cancellation and the Insured shall pay the premium due promptly.

   8. Company’s Short Period Rates

 

 

Period of Insurance                             Short Period Premium Charged as Percentage (%)

                                                                                    of the Annual Premium 

Not exceeding 1                                                                     25.0%

month

 

Not exceeding 2                                                                     37.5%

months

 

Not exceeding 3                                                                     50.0%

months

 

Not exceeding 4                                                                     62.5%

months

 

Not exceeding 6                                                                     75.0%

Months

Not exceeding 8                                                                      87.5%

Months

Exceeding  8 Months                                                     Full Annual Premium

   9. Arbitration

       If any difference shall arise as to the amount to be paid under this policy (liability being otherwise admitted) such difference shall be referred to an arbitrator to be appointed by the parties in accordance with the statutory provisions for the time being in force. An award given in arbitration shall be a condition precedent to any right of action against the  Company. Unless any such action or suit be commenced within six months of the making of an award the Company shall not be liable to make any payment in excess of the amount of the award.

 

   10. Premium Warranty

         a)  Notwithstanding anything herein contained to the contrary and subject only and without prejudice to Clause 2 hereinafter set out it is hereby declared and agreed that it is a condition precedent to liability under this Policy, Renewal Certificate, Endorsement or Cover Note that any premium due must be paid and actually received in full by the Company, the registered broker or registered agent through whom this policy was effected:

 

             when the period of insurance is 60 days or more, within sixty (60) days from the:

             i)  Inception date of the coverage under the Policy, Renewal Certificate or Cover Note; or

             ii)  Effective date of the coverage stated on each Endorsement, if any, issued under the Policy, Renewal Certificate or Cover Note when the effective date of coverage stated on the Endorsement is on or after the issuance date of the Endorsement; or

             iii)  Issuance date of each Endorsement, if any, issued under the Policy, Renewal Certificate or Cover Note where the effective date of coverage under the Endorsement is before the issuance date

             or

             when the period of insurance is less than sixty (60) days, within the period of insurance specified in the Policy, Endorsement, Renewal Certificate or Cover Note.

 

          b)  In the event any of the abovementioned premium is not paid in full to the Company, registered broker or registered agent as described above in the manner and within the time stipulated above (the “premium warranty period”), the cover under the Policy, Renewal Certificate, Endorsement or Cover Note shall be deemed to have terminated from the expiry of the premium warranty period and the Company shall be discharged from all liability therefrom but without prejudice to any liability incurred before that date and the Company will be entitled to a pro-rata time on risk premium subject to a minimum of S$25 plus GST.

   11. Other Insurance

         This Policy does not cover loss or damage which is insured under any other policy of insurance or any claim which but for the existence of this insurance would be recoverable under any other insurance policy, except for the excess of the amount recoverable from such other source.

 

   12. Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 2001

         A person who is not a party to this Policy contract shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 2001 to enforce any of its terms.

 

   13. Jurisdiction

         This Policy shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of Singapore and subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of this country in the event of any dispute.

 

   14. Right to Return Policy/Free Look

         In the event that the Insured is not satisfied with the Policy for any reason and there are no claims on the Policy, it may be returned to the Company for cancelation with effect from inception, within fourteen (14) working days after receipt of the Policy by the Insured. Any premium billed will be refunded without interest. This right to return Policy is applicable only to newly incepted policies.