Notices to Members

No. 8 - Class 2: Rule Changes for 2001

November 2000

Notice to All Class II Members

NOTICE is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Members of Class II of the Association will be held on Wednesday, 6 December 2000 at 1000 hours, or as soon thereafter as the business of the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Members of Class I of the Association has been completed, in the Hotel Le Bristol, 112 Rue du Faubourg St. Honoré, 75008 Paris, France, for the purpose of considering and, if thought fit, passing the following SPECIAL Resolution:



THAT alterations to certain of the Rules of Class II (as
hereafter set out with commentary) be made to take
effect from noon GMT on 20 February 2001:-



There are both major and minor changes proposed to the Rules for 2001. Major changes or re-drafting of a whole Rule are covered by a full commentary. Where there is a minor change comment is brief. Legal advice on major changes has, where appropriate, been taken.


Those parts of the 2000 Rules where it is proposed that changes are made are attached with the changes marked. A proposed deletion from the 2000 Rules is identified by striking through the text to be deleted. Proposed additions are marked in bold type, except where changes are proposed to Rule headings, where the change is identified with ordinary text. All proposed changes are accompanied by a vertical mark in the margin for ease of identification. Page headers and number of the Rules and pages will be adjusted once changes are adopted and prior to printing for the 2001 policy year.

  1. Rule 3 - Extent of Cover and Rule 55 - Definitions.
    It is proposed that the cover shall be limited to US$5million in respect of the aggregate of costs and expenses incurred in connection with each case.
  2. Rule 23 - Eligibility for Insurance.
    It is proposed to amend the Class II rules to the same effect as the proposed amendment to Rule 30 of Class I. These amendments also affect Rules 2(a) and 2(b) and Rule 55 as set out in the text changes.

link to detailed changes in Adobe Acrobat format

By order of the Board
P A Aspden
33 Boulevard Prince Henri
1724 Luxembourg

10 November 2000

A Member entitled to attend and vote is entitled to appoint a proxy (who need not be a Member of the Association) to attend and on a poll vote instead of him. The instrument appointing a proxy shall be left with the Secretary not less than 48 hours before the holding of the Meeting.