UK Accounting Glossary
A reason for an insurance company not to pay your claim
An Act of God is the legal way of describing a natural event that couldn’t reasonably be foreseen or prevented – earthquakes in areas with no history of same, exceptionally high tides, lightning, extreme storms, etc.
Many insurance policies exclude Acts of God as reasons for a valid claim, although this can be challenged in court
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This glossary post was last updated: 15th February 2020.