Illinois Compiled Statutes 215 ILCS 5 Illinois Insurance Code. Section 227

    (215 ILCS 5/227) (from Ch. 73, par. 839)

    Sec. 227. Standard provisions for reversionary or survivorship annuity contracts.

    (1) After the effective date of this Code no contract for a reversionary annuity or survivorship annuity shall be issued or delivered in this State unless it contains in substance the following provisions:

    (a) The provisions of clauses (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) of subsection (1) of section 226, except that under said clause (a) the company may at its option provide for an equitable reduction of the amount of the annuity payments in settlement of an overdue or deferred payment in lieu of providing for a deduction of such payments from an amount payable upon a settlement under the contract.

    (b) A provision that the contract may be reinstated at any time within three years from the date of default in making stipulated payments to the company, upon production of evidence of insurability satisfactory to the company, provided that all overdue payments and any indebtedness to the company on account of the contract shall be paid or reinstated with interest thereon at a rate to be specified in the contract but not exceeding six per centum per annum payable annually.

    (2) Any of the foregoing provisions or portions thereof contained in this section and in section 226 not applicable to non-participating contracts nor to contracts for which a single stipulated payment to the company is made, shall, to that extent, not be incorporated therein.

    (3) The provisions of this section and section 226 shall not apply to contracts of re-insurance nor to contracts for deferred annuities or reversionary annuities included in life insurance policies.

(Source: Laws 1937, p. 696.)

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