Section 27-34-33


Published: 2015

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Section 27-34-33

Section 27-34-33Reinsurance.

A domestic society may, by a reinsurance agreement, cede any individual risk or risks, in whole or in part, to an insurer, other than another fraternal benefit society, having the power to make such reinsurance and authorized to do business in this state or, if not so authorized, one which is approved by the commissioner; but no such society may reinsure substantially all of its insurance in force without the written permission of the commissioner. It may take credit for the reserves on such ceded risks to the extent reinsured, but no credit shall be allowed as an admitted asset or as a deduction from liability to a ceding society for reinsurance made, ceded, renewed or otherwise becoming effective after January 1, 1972, unless the reinsurance is payable by the assuming insurer on the basis of the liability of the ceding society under the contract, or contracts, reinsured without diminution because of the insolvency of the ceding society.

(Acts 1923, No. 596, p. 785; Acts 1971, No. 407, p. 707, §705.)