Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011

45.

Professional indemnity insurance.

45.— (1) A licensee who is—

( a) an independent contractor, or

( b) both a property services employer and an individual,

shall not provide a property service unless there is in force, at the time of the provision of such service, a policy of professional indemnity insurance which adequately covers the licensee in the provision of such service.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of section 4 , a licensee who is a property services employer shall not authorise or permit a licensee who is a principal officer or employee of the employer to provide a property service in his or her capacity as such principal officer or employee, as the case may be, unless there is in force, at the time of the provision of such service, a policy of professional indemnity insurance which adequately covers the principal officer or employee, as the case may be, in the provision of such service.

(3) The Authority may from time to time issue guidelines with respect to the practical operation of subsection (1) or (2) .

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Levels of professional indemnity insurance prescribed (30.05.2012) by Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 182 of 2012), in effect as per reg. 1(2).