Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019


Amendment of Schedule 2 to Central Bank Act 1942

3. (1) The Central Bank Act 1942 is amended in Part 1 of Schedule 2 by the insertion of the following:


(2) With respect to the amendment effected to the Central Bank Act 1942 by subsection (1), and that amendment only and so as not to affect the operation of the general law specified in subsection (3), where a reference occurs in any section of this Act, specified in that amendment, to “insurer”, that reference shall be construed, where an insurance intermediary is acting on behalf of an insurer, as including a reference to the insurance intermediary.

(3) The general law referred to in subsection (2) is the general law, as it applies to this Act, whereby an act or omission done or made by an agent, such as an insurance intermediary, on behalf of an insurer is regarded as an act or omission done or made by the insurer.