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Insurance Law - LML4805

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: PVL3702 & PVL3703
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: The purpose is to equip students with knowledge of and insight into insurance law. Students can identify and investigate the role of insurance in current South African law and everyday life; demonstrate a critical understanding of the history and theoretical framework of, and the most pressing prevalent issues regarding, insurance law; and apply the principles of insurance law in practical situations and solve multi-dimensional legal problems associated with insurance. Aspects of transformative constitutionalism and social justice and their influence on the development of insurance law are addressed. The module is appropriate for students who wish to pursue a career as legal practitioners, advisors and consultants with specialisation in insurance law. It will enable graduates to enter other professions and occupations in leadership positions and equip them to accept responsibility in a society based on constitutional democracy.