Marine Insurance Company Act 1840

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1840 c. xciv
ANNO TERTIO & QUARTO
VICTORLE REGIME
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A
Cap.
xciv.
for enabling the Marine Insurance
Company
to
sue and be sued in the Name of
the Chairman or Deputy Chairman for the Time
Act
being of the said Company. [3d July 1840.]
W
HEREAS several Persons have formed themselves into
a
Company or Partnership in the City of London by the
Name of "The Marine Insurance Company," and have
subscribed or raised considerable Sums of Money in order to effect
Insurances upon Ships and Vessels, Goods and Merchandize
at
Sea or going to Sea, and on the Freights or Hire of Ships or Vessels
against the Perils and Dangers of the Seas and other Marine Risks,
and to carry on the Business of Insurance Brokers, and generally to
carry on the Business usually called or known as Marine Under-
writing or the insuring of Marine Risks and Matters connected
therewith, and to lend or advance Money on Respondentia or Bot-
tomry Bonds: And whereas the Public will be greatly benefited by
the Formation of such Company or Partnership, and
a
considerable
Revenue will be derived to Her Majesty therefrom : And whereas
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