Insurance Law Reform Act 1985

14 Double insurance relating to contracts for sale of land

Where there is a contract for the sale of land and all or any fixtures thereon, it shall not be a defence or answer to any claim by the purchaser against an insurer (other than the vendor’s insurer) that the purchaser’s entitlement under the policy to which the claim relates is affected or defeated by the existence or terms of any policy held by or on behalf of the vendor.