50 days: don’t panic!

Few will remember EU Referendum day as marking the 50 day countdown to commencement of the Insurance Act nor that it marks 497 days of preparation since the Insurance Bill was enacted on 12 February 2015. The short time before the Act will apply to policies incepted, renewed or varied is giving rise to a flurry of activity as the focus now moves on to the practicalities of the Act.

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Vnuk – not affected by Brexit poll?

With less than a month to go to the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU, it seems strange that the wackier consequences of compliance with the decision in Vnuk have not yet been trailed out by those hoping to leave the Union. After all, we’ve only just had a spat about whether the EU requires us to sell bananas in bunches of threes or fours and headlines along the lines of “Bonkers EU means Granny’s motability scooter has to be insured!” would hardly be any less edifying.

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