18. Insurance. A lender under a closed or open end credit agreement may:
a. Subject to the terms of the loan agreement, require any property securing the loan to be insured for the benefit of the lender against loss or damage of the security;
b. Offer credit life insurance or credit accident and health insurance, or both, on the borrower in accordance with the provisions of chapter 29 of Title 17B of the New Jersey Statutes.
A lender may deduct and retain from the proceeds of the loan the amount of the premium for any insurance provided by the lender to the borrower pursuant to this section.
L.1985,c.81,s.18; amended 1997, c.12, s.7; 1997, c.33, s.8.
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