cannot give you the answer that you want because the answer that you want is
not the correct answer.
afraid that that is as good an answer as I can give you.
you want me to say that you are entitled to it which I cannot because you were
not entitled under any law. That is why I said that is what I would ask for/want.
can only give opinion because the law is rarely back and white.
was black and white, nothing would ever go to court. No one ever goes to court
expecting to lose and get one party always does.
is no onus on them or you to have any insurance at all for this. There is
nothing in statute and the contract is whatever is agreed between you. You are
free to enter into this contract or not as you wish.
you do not have any statutory right to have the letter.
it would be reckless to enter into this kind of venture without suitable
insurance cover and indeed it would be reckless of you to proceed to do this
without confirmation of that insurance cover.
means say that their word is not good enough and if they do have insurance cover
and they want this event than getting a letter is simple enough and a mere
is no statutory duty that you can quote with regard to insurance in respect of
events because this is not an employment issue.
will not provide the necessary confirmation of cover, I would not proceed with
the event. If you do, and something goes wrong, the officers of the club or
organisation or whatever it is that is organising it, may be on the hook.
you can contact your organisation's own insurance company and ask for
confirmation from them that this event is covered.
the other officers of the organisation want to proceed regardless, I would ask
for a without limit of indemnity from them, that they will indemnify you in
respect of any claims made against you by anyone who is injured as a result of
any negligence on the day.