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A temporary certificate showing that a person has a current insurance policy.
- ‘Reinsurance cover notes had not been supplied to the back office at Brighton.’
- ‘A cover note was issued at 4.30 on 9 October 1986 to last until midday 10 October 1986.’
- ‘In this case it also ignores the fact that the insurance slip and reinsurance cover notes also contained the Stabler Wording.’
- ‘It was the first to introduce the system whereby a customer can view a car, pay for it, and drive it home with a seven-day insurance cover note.’
- ‘The text of the cover note showed that the policy wording was at that time still to be agreed.’
- ‘In the cover note it is not indicated that the amount is fixed and therefore not subject to revision.’
- ‘Kia is also giving the first seven days' insurance for free, so first-time buyers don't have to organise one of those troublesome temporary cover notes.’
- ‘The authority had received reports of fraudulent motor cover notes issued to foreigners at borders by unlicenced insurance agents.’
- ‘The agent had, by an altogether separate fraud, issued cover notes in respect of non-existent policies.’
- ‘You'll need to show them a valid insurance cover note for the car and the car's up to date certificate.’
- ‘The terms of the Reinsurance are evidenced by the cover note.’
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