Compliance Update

Thu Aug 29 2019

Guidance Document on the Non-Life Insurance (Provision of Information) (Renewal of Policy of Insurance) (Amendment)

The Non-Life Insurance (Provision of Information) (Renewal of Policy of Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 take effect the 1st of November 2019.

The enhanced measures include:

  • Insurers will be required to provide the total premium for each policy option available for the customer in renewal notices/quotations (i.e. comprehensive; third party, fire and theft cover; third party only, if offered by the insurer);
  • Extension of the renewal notification period from 15 working days to 20 working days for all non-life insurance policies; and
  • for private motor insurance renewals insurers will be required to provide the amount of the insurance premium paid in the previous year or, where any mid-term adjustments were made to the policy during the year, an annualised premium figure.
Please see Brokers Ireland Guidance on the regulations in the Summary Documents of Codes/Requirements Folder in the Central Bank section of the compliance support area of the members website.

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