Amendments to the Insurance Act, 1938

Posted on    31 October 2008

 Amendments to the Insurance Act, 1938; the Life Insurance Corporation Act, 1956; the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Act, 1972 and Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for introduction of the Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2008 for amendment to Insurance Act, 1938, General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Act, 1972 and Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999 in the Rajya Sabha on the basis of the recommendations made by GoM. The Cabinet also decided to introduce the Life Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2008 in the Lok Sabha on the basis of the recommendations made by GoM. 



The amendments will remove archaic and redundant provisions in the legislations and incorporation certain provisions to provide IRDA with flexibility to discharge its functions effectively and efficiently. 

 



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