17:30B-2. Purpose; types of insurance, annuities and surety bonds to which act applicable
a. The purpose of this act is to avoid financial loss to and to reduce financial burdens on claimants and policyholders because of the insolvency of insurers, to authorize the creation of special underwriting associations to assume certain obligations of insolvent insurers and to continue, without interruption and without additional cost, coverage for claimants and policyholders who transfer their rights for unearned premiums from the said insolvent insurers to said associations, and to provide a means by which the costs of such coverage can be equitably assumed.
b. This act shall apply to all kinds of direct insurance, except ocean or wet marine, life insurance, accident and health insurance, workers' compensation insurance, title insurance, annuities and surety bonds written by any company enumerated in section 10 c. of this act.
L.1974, c. 106, s. 2, eff. Sept. 19, 1974. Amended by L.1977, c. 278, s. 1, eff. Oct. 31, 1977.
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