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Bayview Motors -v- Mitsui Marine & Fire Insurance Co. Ltd.

23rd Jan 2002

[2002] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 652, [2002] 1 All ER (Comm) 967

Stephen Phillips acted in this Marine Insurance Peril of Seizure Total Loss Proper Construction and Scope of Institute Cargo Clauses

Marine insurance – Perils insured against – Seizure – Total loss – Customs officials wrongfully taking vehicles –Whether quayside ‘final place of storage’ of cargo – Whether vehicles confiscated during period of cover – Whether vehicles having been ‘seized’ by customs officials.

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