Laws of Bangladesh

The Insurance Act, 1938

( ACT NO. IV OF 1938 )

Application of Bangladesh law to policies issued in Bangladesh
46. The holder of a policy of insurance issued by an insurer in respect of insurance business transacted in Bangladesh after the commencement of this Act shall have the right, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the policy or in any agreement relating thereto, to receive payment in Bangladesh, of any sum secured thereby and to sue for any relief in respect of the policy in any Court of competent jurisdiction in Bangladesh; and if the suit is brought in Bangladesh any question of law arising in connection with any such policy shall be determined according to the law in force in Bangladesh:
Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to a policy of marine insurance.

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