What is TOUCH?

In Insurance law. To stop at a port. If there be liberty granted by the policy to touch, or to touch and stay, at an intermediate port 011 the passage, the better opinion now is that the insured may trade there, when consistent with the object and the furtherance of the adventure, by breaking bulk, or by discharging and taking in cargo, provided it produces no unnecessary delay, nor enhances nor varies the risk. 3 Kent, Comm. 314

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