GRE Insurance Ltd v Ormsby

JurisdictionSouth Australia
CourtSupreme Court of South Australia
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6 cases
  • Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG; The DC Merwestone
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 20 July 2016
    ...has been considered in any detail is Australia, whose case-law exhibits the same differences of opinion as the English cases. GRE Insurance Ltd v Ormsby (1982) 29 SASR 498 is a decision of the Full Court of South Australia. The insured, whose policy covered theft consequent upon a forcible......
  • K/S Merc-Scandia XXXXII v Underwriters of Lloyd's Policy No 25T 1054 and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 23 June 2000
    ...then was) in Royal Boskalis Westminster NV - v Mountain [1997] LRLR 523 at 598, as approved by the CA in the Star Sea case at 372. 29 (1982) 29 SASR 498 30(1866) 4 F&F 905. The relevant passage is at 909, which is part of Willes J's summing up to the 31 [1995] LRLR 433: a decision of th......
  • K/S Merc-Scandia XXXXII v Lloyd's Underwriters [QBD (Comm)]
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 23 June 2000
    ...[1999] Ll Rep (I & R) 209. GIO Insurance Ltd v Leighton ContractorsUNK (unreported, 17 November 1995). GRE Insurance Ltd v Ormsby (1982) 29 SASR 498. Hongkong Fir Shipping Co Ltd v Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha LtdELR [1962] 2 QB 26. Insurance Corp of the Channel Islands Ltd v McHugh [1997] LRL......
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Technology and Construction Court)
    • 20 October 2005
    ...must have a decisive effect on the readiness of the insurer to pay. Thus in the South African case of Guardian Royal Exchange v. Ormsby [1982] 29 SASR 498, fraud, which consisted of supplying photographs which included damage inflicted after the relevant event, was held not to be material b......
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  • Fraudulent devices rule effectively abolished in UK shipping case
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 26 July 2016
    ...the English cases. In this regard, Lord Sumption referred, at [21], to the differing conclusions reached in GRE Insurance Ltd v Ormsby [1982] 29 SASR 498 and Tiep Thi To v Australian Associated Motor Insurers Ltd [2001] VSCA While these two cases illustrate a difference of opinion between t......

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