Business Interruption Clauses

List of Clauses

  1. Accountants Clause
  2. Accumulation of Stocks Clause
  3. ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN COST OF WORKING CLAUSE
  4. Alternative Trading Clause
  5. Auditor Charges Fee
  6. Book of Accountant Clause
  7. CLOSURE BY PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CLAUSE
  8. CUSTOMERS EXTENSION
  9. DENIAL OF ACCESS
  10. Departmental Clause
  11. Failure of Public Utilities (Version 1)
  12. Failure of Public Utilities (Version 2)
  13. GROSS PROFIT
  14. Increase Business Clause
  15. Leeway Clause
  16. Material Damage Proviso Waiver
  17. MURDER, ASSAULTS AND SUICIDE EXTENSION
  18. NEW BUSINESS CLAUSE
  19. PORT BLOCKAGE CLAUSE
  20. Prevention of Access Clause
  21. Professional Accountant Clause
  22. PROGRESS CLAIM PAYMENT CLAUSE
  23. Rebate Clause
  24. Return of Premium Clause
  25. Salvage Sale Clause
  26. STANDING CHARGES CLAUSE
  27. Supplier & Customer Extension Clause
  28. Turnover / Output Clause
  29. UPWARD ADJUSTMENT CLAUSE

 

  1. ACCOUNTANTS CLAUSE

It is understood and agreed that any particulars or details contained in the Insured’s books of account or other business books or document which may be required by the Insurers for the  purpose of  Investigating or verifying any claims hereunder may produced and certified by Insured’s auditors and their certificate shall be prima facie evidence of the particulars and details to which such certificate relates.

  1. ACCUMULATION OF STOCKS CLAUSE

In adjusting any loss, account shall be taken and an equitable allowance made if shortage in Turnover due to the Damage is postponed by reason of the Turnover being temporarily  maintained from accumulated stocks, either at the Department of Factories of the Group.

  1. ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN COST OF WORKING CLAUSE

The insurance under this item is limited to such further additional expenditure beyond that recoverable under clause (b) of the Gross Rental Specification as the insured shall necessarily and reasonably incur during the Indemnity Period in consequence of the Incident for the purpose of avoiding or diminishing the reduction in Turnover.

  1. ALTERNATIVE TRADING CLAUSE

If during the indemnity period goods shall be sold or services be rendered elsewhere than at the premises for the benefit of the business either by the Insured or by others on the Insured’s behalf the money paid or payable in respect of such work or services shall be brought into account in arriving at the turnover during the indemnity period.

  1. AUDITORS CHARGES CLAUSE

The Insured under item (3) is limited to the reasonable charges payable by the Insured to their Auditors producing and certifying any particulars or details contained in the Insured’s books of Accountant of Business books or documents such order proofs. Information or evidence as may be required by the company under the terms of conditions of this policy.

  1. BOOK OF ACCOUNT CLAUSE

Any particulars or details contained in the Insured’s books of account or other business books or documents which may be required by the Insurer (s) for the purpose of investigating or verifying any claim hereunder may be produced and certified by the Insured’s auditors and their certified shall be prima facie evidence of the particulars and details to which such certificates relates.

  1. CLOSURE BY PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CLAUSE

It is hereby declared and agreed that loss as Insured by this policy resulting from interruption or interference with the Business directly or indirectly arising from closure or evacuation of the whole or part of the premises by order of a competent public authority due to the operation of the cause insured by this policy shall be deemed to be loss resulting from Damage to property used by the Insured at Premises.

  1. CUSTOMERS EXTENSION

Subject to the Conditions of the Policy loss as insured by this Policy resulting from interruption of or interference of or interference with the  business in consequence of damage (as within defined) to property on the premises of the Insured’s customer (s) at the undernoted situation shall be  deemed to be loss resulting from damage to property used by the Insured at the premises provided that if the percentage shown against the name of  the customer at whose premises damage has occurred shall be less than the  percentage of the annual turnover derived by the Insured from that  customer, the amount otherwise payable under the terms of this  memorandum in respect of that customer shall be proportionately reduced.

Customer      Percentage

(Name & Situation)

 

  1. DENIAL OF ACCESS

It is hereby declared and agreed that subject to the conditions of this Policy covers loss as Insured by this policy resulting from interruption of or interference with the business in consequence of damage (as within defined) to property in the vicinity of the premises which shall prevent or hinder the use thereof or access thereto, whether the premises or property of the insured therein shall be damaged or not, shall be deemed to be loss resulting from damage to property used by the insured at the premises.

  1. Departmental Clause

If the business be conducted in by individual companies/divisions or departments the independent trading results of which are ascertainable, it is agreed that the provision hereof may at the option of insured apply separately to each such company/division or department affected by the loss, destruction or damage.

With regard to agreements between individual companies relating to the lease or rental of property, each individual company insured hereunder shall be deemed to be separately insured.

  1. FAILURE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES CLAUSE (Version 1)

Loss as Insured by this Policy resulting from interruption of or interference with the business in consequence of damage (as within defined) to property  at an electricity station or sub-station from which the Insured obtain electric current shall be deemed to be loss resulting from damage to property used by the Insured at the premises provided that the Company shall not be liable for any loss Insured by this extension unless the failure of electric current from such electricity station or sub-station exceed a period 72 hours and the liability of the Company under this extension shall apply only to such period in excess of 72 hours.

  1. FAILURE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES CLAUSE (Version 2)

It is hereby agreed and declared that this Insurance shall, subject to the conditions of this policy and to all provisions and limitations contained therein, extend to include loss as described therein resulting from Interruption of the supply of electric power (or gas) to the premises of the Insured due to damage by Fire or Lightning or Explosion or Impact of aircraft occurring at any electric power station or substation (or gas works) in Indonesia, but excluding any transmission lines.

  1. GROSS PROFIT

The insurance under this item is limited to loss of  Gross Profit due to :

A. Reduction is turnover and (b) Increase in cost of working and the amount payable as  indemnity thereunder shall be :

In respect of  Reduction in Turnover :

The sum produced by applying the rate of gross  profit to the amount by which the Turnover during the Indemnity Period shall, in consequence of the Damage, fall short  of  the Standard Turnover.

B. In respect of increase in Cost of Working :

The additional expenditure necessarily and reasonably incurred for the sole purpose  of  avoiding or diminishing the reduction in Turnover which, but for that expenditure, would have taken place during the Indemnity Period in consequence of the Damage, but not  exceeding the sum produced by applying the Rate of Gross Profit to the amount of the  reduction thereby avoided.

Less any sum save during the Indemnity Period in respect of such of the charges and  expenses of the Business payable out of Gross Profit as may cease or be reduced in consequence of the damage.

  1. INCREASE BUSINESS CLAUSE

In the event of the  gross  profit earned during any annual period of insurance (or during) the accounting period of twelve months most nearly concurrent with any period of insurance), as certified by the insured thereof an a prorata additional premium not exceeding 10 percent the premium paid on such sum insured from such period of Insurance will be charges in respect of difference.

  1. LEEWAY CLAUSE

In the event of the Gross Profit earned during any annual period of insurance (or during the accounting period of 12 months more nearly concurrent with any period of insurance) as certified by the insured’s Auditors being greater than the sum insured thereon, the insured will be held covered to the extent of 15% of the sum insured thereof and prorata additional premium not exceeding 15% of the premium pald on such Sum Insured for such period of insurance will be charged in respect of the difference.

  1. MATERIAL DAMAGE PROVISO WAIVER

It shall not be a condition precedent to liability in respect of interruption of or interference in consequent of damage that payment shall have been made or liability admitted under the insurance covering the interest of the insured in the property at the premises against such damage if no such payment shall have been made nor liability admitted solely owing to the operation of a proviso in such insurance excluding liability for losses below a specified amount.

  1. MURDER, ASSAULTS AND SUICIDE EXTENSION

It is hereby noted and agreed that the term damage defined under this Policy shall extend to include murders, assaults or suicide committed at the Insured Premises.

In consequence thereof, interruption of or interference with the Insured’s business arising from murders, assaults  or suicide committed at the Insured premises, shall be deemed to loss resulting from or consequence of an insurable damage under this policy.

  1. NEW BUSINESS CLAUSE

In the event of Damage occurring at the Premises before the completion of the first year’s trading of the Business the terms “Rate of Gross Profit”, “Standard Turnover” and “Rate of Pay-Roll” shall bear the following meanings and not as within stated :

Rate of Gross Profit : The rate of                                      ) to which such adjustments

Gross Profit earned on the Turnover during ) shall be made as may be

the period between the date of the                  ) necessary to provide for the

commencement of the Business and the date of          ) trend of the business and

the damage                                                                           ) for variations in or other

Standard Turnover : the proportional equivalent,       ) circumstances affecting the

for a period equal to the Indemnity Period,  ) business either before or

for the Turnover realized during the period ) after the damage or which

between the commencement of the Business and       ) would have affected the

the date of the Damage nearly as may be                       ) business had the damage not

reasonably                                                                            ) occurred so that the figures

Rate of Pay-Roll : the rate of Pay-Roll to                        ) adjusted shall represent as

Turnover during the period between the date of          ) nearly as may be practicable

the commencement of the Business and the date        ) the results which but for the

of the Damage.                                                                     ) damage would have been

                                                                                                ) obtained during the relative

                                                                                                ) period after the damage.

 

  1. PORT BLOCKAGE CLAUSE

It is agreed and declared that the Insurance provided under Section 2 of this Policy shall extend to include loss resulting from the skinning or stranding of vessel within … to … which prevents access to the Insured’s loading facilities resulting in interruption of or interference with the Business of the Insured

  1. PREVENTION OF ACCESS CLAUSE

In consideration of the payment of a additional premium which is included in the premium hereon it is hereby agreed and declared that subject to the conditions of the Policy loss as insured by this policy resulting from interruption of or interference with business in consequence of damage (as within defined) to property in the vicinity of the premises which shall prevent or hinder the use thereof or access thereto, whether the premises or property of the Insured therein shall be damaged or not, shall be deemed to be loss resulting from damage to property used by the Insured at the premises.

Provided always that all the provisions and conditions of this policy shall apply to the insurance by this extension except in so far as they may be hereby expressly varied.

  1. PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS CLAUSE

Any particulars or details contained in the Insured’s books of account or other business books or documents which may be required by the Company under Condition 4 of this Policy for the purpose of investigating  or verifying any claim hereunder may be professional accountants if at the time they are regularly acting as such for the Insured and their report shall be prima facie evidence of the particulars and details to which such report relates.

The Insurer will pay to the Insured the reasonable charges payable by the Insured to their professional accountants for producing such particulars or details or any other proofs, information or reporting that such particulars or details are in accordance with the Insured’s books or documents.

Provided that Sum of amount payable under this clause and the amount otherwise payable under the policy shall in no case exceed the Total Sum Insured by the Policy.

  1. PROGRESS CLAIM PAYMENT CLAUSE

It is hereby agreed and declared that progress payment on account of any loss recoverable under this policy will be made to the Insured on production of an interim report by the loss adjuster (if appointed) or accountant, provided that such payments are deducted from the finally agreed claim settlement figures.

  1. REBATE CLAUSE

In the event of Gross Profit earned (or proportionately increased multiple thereof where the maximum Indemnity period exceeds twelve months) during the accounting period most nearly concurrent with any period of insurance as certified by the Insured’s Auditors, being less than the sum insured thereon, a prorata return of premium not exceeding 50 percent of the premium paid on such sum insured for such period of insurance will be made in respect of the difference. If any damage shall have occurred giving rise to a claim under this Policy, such return shall be made in respect only of so much of the said difference as is not due to such damage. Any application for return of premium shall be made by the Insured within 6 (six) months from the date of expiry of the policy.

  1. RETURN OF PREMIUM CLAUSE

In the event of Gross Profit earned during the financial year most nearly concurrent with any period of  insurance as certified by the Insured thereon a prorata return of premium not exceeding thirty percent  (30%) of the premium paid on such sum insured for such period of insurance will be made in respect of  the different. If any damage shall have occurred, giving rise to a claim under this policy, such return shall  be made in respect only so such of the said difference as is not due to such damage.

  1. SALVAGE SALE CLAUSE

If following damage giving rise to a claim under this policy the insured shall hold a salvage sale during the indemnity period, clause (A) of item (1) of this Policy shall for the purpose of such claim read as follows :

  1. In respect of reduction in turnover the sum produced by applying the rate of gross profit to the amount by which the turnover during the indemnity period (less the turnover for the period of the salvage sale) shall in consequence of the damage fall short of the standard turnover, from which sum shall be deducted the gross profit actually earning during the period of the salvage sale.
  1. STANDING CHARGES CLAUSE

If any standing charges of the business be not insured by this policy (having been deducted in arriving at the Gross Profit as defined herein ) then in computing the amount recoverable hereunder as increase in cost of working, that proportion only of any additional expenditure shall be brought into account which the Gross Profit bears to the Sum of the Gross Profit and the uninsured standing charges.

  1. SUPPLIERS AND CUSTOMERS EXTENSION CLAUSE

This Insurance under this section extends to include the actual loss of Business Income sustained resulting from the necessary interruption of or Interference with the Insured’s Business operations as a result of any unforeseen, sudden and accidential physical loss, destruction or damage to the premises of the following named Insured’s third party suppliers and/or customs arising out of a peril which would have been Insured under this Policy.

Named Suppliers ( to be advised by the Insured and agreed with the Insurer prior to Inception ).

Subject to a Sum Insured of ……………………..                  in respect of each and every occurrence, which is   additional to the Sum Insured stated in the Schedule.

Named Customers ( to be advised by the Insured and agree with the Insurer prior to

inception).

Subject to a Sum Insured of ………………………………..   in respect of each and every occurrence, which is   additional to the Sum Insured state in the Schedule.

Provided that,

  • The Insurance under this Exclusion shall only apply within the geographical limits stated within the Schedule or as otherwise agreed with the Insurers.
  • The Insurer’s liability in respect of any one occurrence shall not exceed the limits shown above.
  1. Turnover/Output Clause

It is agreed that in the event of a claim arising under this section, adjustment may be based on ‘turnover or output’ or whatever other index of business activity affords the most equitable result and except in the definition of turnover the word ‘turnover’ wherever used in this policy shall mean sale value of goods manufactured by, or sold by, the insured in the course of the business at the premises, provided that :

  1. a) only one such meaning shall be operative in connection with any one occurrence involving damage;
  2. b) if the meaning set out in this clause be used, then memo 1 under indemnity period shall be held to be altered to read as follows :

“If during the indemnity period goods shall be manufactured and for processed elsewhere than at the premises affected by the damage for the benefit of the business either by the insured or by others on the insured’s behalf the sale value of the goods so manufactured shall be brought into account in arriving at the output during the indemnity period”.

  1. UPWARD ADJUSTMENT CLAUSE

The Insurance extends to cover any increase in Gross Profit for an amount not exceeding 25% of the Sum Insured thereon provided that the Insured undertake to advise the Insurers at  the end of the policy period of such increase and to pay the additional premium thereon.

 

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One Comment on “Business Interruption Clauses”

  • agus wrote on 14 October, 2016, 14:25

    Terimakasih atas penjelasan masing masing klausa pak imam , jika bapak berkenan apakah bisa dijelaskan dengan bahasa indonesia atau dengan contoh kasus dan syarat -syarat klaim dapat diajukan untuk klausa berikut
    :
    1. Accumulated Stock Clause, 2. return of premium Clause, Automatic Reinstatement.

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