An introduction to Pool Reinsurance Company Limited, Loss Adjuster Claim Handling Protocols and the handling of claims in Civil Emergencies as a result of a terrorism event within the UK.
The paper includes the definition of terrorism under the Reinsurance (Acts of Terrorism) Act 1993 and explains the role of Her Majesty’s Treasury in relation to Pool Re. It also refers to the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (c36) which provides a definition of emergency. The appointment of loss adjusters is discussed, along with a framework for co-operation between the insurance industry, emergency services and local authorities. CILA contacts are listed.