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BUILDING ACT 2004 (NO. 11 OF 2004) - SECT 91

Provisions of residential building insurance policies

    (1)     A complying residential building insurance policy may provide that the authorised insurer who issues the policy is not liable for the amount prescribed under the regulations, or the stated lesser amount, of each claim.

    (2)     In calculating the amount of the premium payable in relation to a complying residential building insurance policy, the value of the work is taken to be equal to the cost of the work.

    (3)     A provision, stipulation, covenant or agreement that negatives, limits or modifies or purports to negative, limit or modify the operation of this part is void.

    (4)     A complying residential building insurance policy—

        (a)     is not be taken to be invalid only because it contains a term, condition or warranty not contained in the form of policy approved by the construction occupations registrar; but

        (b)     a term, condition or warranty mentioned in paragraph (a) is void.

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