§406. General eligibility for certificate of authority

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Published: 2015

§406. General eligibility for certificate of authority






To qualify for and hold authority to transact insurance in this State, an insurer
must be otherwise in compliance with this Title and with its charter powers, and must
be an incorporated stock or mutual insurer, or a reciprocal or Lloyd's insurer; of
the same general type as may be formed as a domestic insurer under this Title; except
that: [1969, c. 132, §1 (NEW).]








1. 
 
No foreign insurer shall be authorized to transact insurance in this State unless
as to insurance written in this State it maintains reserve as required by chapter
11 (assets and liabilities); or which, if other than a property or casualty insurer,
transacts business anywhere in the United States on the assessment plan, or stipulated
premium plan, or any similar plan;


[
1969, c. 132, §1 (NEW)
.]








2. 
 
No insurer shall be authorized to transact a kind of insurance in this State unless
duly authorized or qualified to transact such insurance in the state or country of
its domicile;


[
1969, c. 132, §1 (NEW)
.]








3. 
 
No insurer shall be authorized to transact in this State any kind of insurance which
is not within the definitions as set forth in chapter 9 (kinds of insurance);


[
1969, c. 132, §1 (NEW)
.]








4. 
 
No such authority shall be granted or continued as to any insurer while in arrears
to the State for fees, licenses, taxes, assessments, fines or penalties accrued on
business previously transacted in this State;


[
1969, c. 132, §1 (NEW)
.]








5. 
 
A Lloyd's insurer shall be treated as a stock insurer for the purposes of this Title,
with net assets over all liabilities to be not less than the capital funds required
of a foreign stock insurer transacting the same kinds of insurance.


[
1969, c. 132, §1 (NEW)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

1969, c. 132, §1 (NEW).
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