Criminal Defence Costs

Provides cover for defence costs in defence of allegations of improper conduct which involve actual or potential charges under the Crimes Act 1961, Summary Offences Act 1981, Misuse of Dugs Act 1976 or Transport Act 1962.

Claims example

A construction company had to divert traffic while preforming construction to the outside of a building.    The cones diverting traffic were set up in a unsafe manner resulting in a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle and killed.   The police looked to prosecute the site foreman responsible under the Crimes Act (1961) for manslaughter.