What is the doctrine of proximate cause?

Subject to the provisions of the Marine Insurance Act 1906 and unless the policy otherwise provides, an insurer is liable for any loss proximately caused by a peril insured against, but, subject to the same conditions, he is not liable for any loss not proximately caused by a peril insured against.

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