Law change leaves brokers unsure of role

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While insurers have largely welcomed the proposed reforms included in the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill, brokers fear the changes may result in an increased burden upon them.

Based on recommendations by the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission in the 2009 report Consumer Insurance Law: Pre-Contract Disclosure and Misrepresentation, the reforms mean the responsibility to provide all relevant information regarding a risk will shift from the customer to the insu