These are the participants in your insurance contract

Posted by: Labdhi Mehta on Sep 04, 2017, 06.30 AM IST

1. An insurance policy is a contract between the insurer and the insured.

2. The insured is the person whose life is being covered against the risk under the policy.

3. The insurer is the insurance company that provides the insurance cover.

4. The proposer is the person who takes the cover and is also called the policyholder. The rights of ownership of policy lie with the proposer and he is liable to pay ..

(The content on this page is courtesy Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL). Contributions by Girija Gadre, Arti Bhargava and Labdhi Mehta.) This article appeared in Economic Times dated Sept 04, 2017, 06.30 AM IST