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Rule 55 Terms of contract

The Association shall not cover under a P&I entry liabilities, losses, costs or expenses:

a) which would not have arisen but for the terms of a contract or indemnity entered into by the Member, or by some other person acting on his behalf, unless the terms have previously been approved by the Association, or cover for such liabilities, losses, costs or expenses has been agreed between the Member and the Association, or the Association decides, in its discretion, that the Member should be reimbursed;

b) which result from, or would not have arisen but for the Member, or some other person acting on his behalf having used terms of contract which the Association has prohibited, or omitted to use terms of contract which are specified in Appendix VII or which the Association has otherwise prescribed.