(1) The amount, if any, included for automobile insurance, shall not exceed the premiums chargeable in accordance with rate filings made by the insurer with the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services for such insurance.
(2) The amount, if any, included for life, health and accident or other insurance, other than automobile insurance, shall not exceed the premiums charged by the insurer.
(3) Except as provided in ORS 743.377, the motor vehicle dealer or financing agency, if an amount for automobile or other insurance on the motor vehicle is included in a retail installment contract, shall within 30 days after execution of the retail installment contract send or cause to be sent to the buyer a policy or policies or certificate of insurance, written by an insurance company authorized to do business in this state, clearly setting forth the amount of the premium, the kind or kinds of insurance and the scope of the coverage and all the terms, exceptions, limitations, restrictions and conditions of the contract or contracts of insurance. The buyer of a motor vehicle under a retail installment contract shall have the privilege of purchasing such insurance from an insurance producer of the selection of the buyer and of selecting an insurance company acceptable to the motor vehicle dealer; provided, however, that the inclusion of the insurance premium in the retail installment contract when the buyer selects the insurance producer or company, shall be optional with the motor vehicle dealer and in such case the motor vehicle dealer or financing agency shall have no obligation to send, or cause to be sent, to the buyer the policy or certificate of insurance.
(4) If an insurance policy or certificate that was obtained for an amount included in the retail installment contract is canceled, the unearned insurance premium refund received by the holder of the contract shall be credited to the last maturing installments of the retail installment contract except to the extent applied toward payment for similar insurance protecting the interests of the buyer or of the buyer and the holder of the contract. [1957 c.625 §6; 1967 c.359 §677; 2001 c.117 §9; 2003 c.364 §48]Section: Previous 83.520 83.530 83.540 83.550 83.560 83.565 83.570 83.580 83.590 83.600 83.610 83.620 83.630 83.635 83.640 Next
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