Civil commotion

CIVIL COMMOTION. Lord Mansfield defines a civil commotion to be "an insurrection of the people for general purposes, though it may not amount to rebellion where there is an usurped power." 2 Marsh. lnsur. 793. In the printed proposals which are considered as making a part of the contract of insurance against fire, it is declared that the insurance company will not make good any loss happening by any civil commotion.

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One morning he assembled the people and the senate of Syracuse, as if he had to discuss with them things relating to the Republic, and at a given signal the soldiers killed all the senators and the richest of the people; these dead, he seized and held the princedom of that city without any civil commotion.
His own character being light, profligate, and perfidious, John easily attached to his person and faction, not only all who had reason to dread the resentment of Richard for criminal proceedings during his absence, but also the numerous class of ``lawless resolutes,'' whom the crusades had turned back on their country, accomplished in the vices of the East, impoverished in substance, and hardened in character, and who placed their hopes of harvest in civil commotion.
guarantee to the insured benefits, legal protection and reimbursement of psychological assistance, provided in case of bodily injury or traumatic event, of which the insured under the Agreement is to be endured as a result - An assault, a robbery occurred in the workplace or related to the quality of the agent,- An attack, terrorism, movement of crowds due to a strike, riot, civil commotion, acts of sedition or rebellion.
Europe sees notable improvement with 11 countries having civil commotion perils removed
69 excludes loss "occasioned directly or indirectly by or through or in consequence of any of the following occurrences: mutiny, civil commotion assuming the proportions of or amounting to a popular rising, military rising, insurrection, rebellion, revolution, military or usurped power," It should be noted that Form 1.
In 1916, civil commotion took place in the northern regions of Kyrgyzstan leading to the tragic deaths of many innocent people.
The society shall ensure and keep insured the entire building for the replacement value thereof against the risk of fire, civil commotion, riots, earthquake, bomb blast and the premium paid thereon shall be recovered from the unit holder.
There remain potential gaps in coverage because some companies need to consider purchasing broader political violence insurance which, along with sabotage and terrorism, covers additional perils such as riots, strikes, civil commotion, rebellion and insurrection.
The Act only applies to a riot and does not apply to damage caused by civil commotion, strikes or political disturbances, which are covered as standard under most household and business insurance policies," the ABI said.
The Insurance Federation of Egypt stepped in to clear up confusion when it directed insurers to consider the events falling under the coverage of Riot, Civil Commotion and Strike Perils.
Subsection 4 includes coverage for loss caused by "missiles, falling or flying objects, fire, theft, explosion, earthquake, windstorm, hail, rising water, malicious mischief, and riot or civil commotion.