THE INSURANCE CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 218 of 1956
***** 500.4073 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE 91 DAYS AFTER ADJOURNMENT OF THE 2014 REGULAR SESSION SINE DIE: See 500.4073.amended *****
500.4073 Annuity policy or contract; notice of right to cancel and receive refund; effect of returning policy or contract; exceptions.
(1) An annuity contract shall not be delivered or issued for delivery in this state unless the contract contains on the front page a notice, in substance printed or stamped made as a permanent part of the policy, that during a period of not less than 10 days after the date the policyholder receives the policy, the policyholder may cancel the policy and receive from the insurer a prompt refund of any premium paid for the policy, including a policy fee or other charge, by mailing or otherwise surrendering the policy to the insurer together with a written request for cancellation. If a policyholder or purchaser pursuant to such notice, returns the policy or contract to the company or association at its home or branch office or to the agent through whom it was purchased, it shall be void from the beginning and the parties shall be in the same position as if no policy or contract had been issued.
(2) This section shall not apply to policies or contracts issued to an employee in connection with the funding of a pension, annuity or profit-sharing plan, qualified or exempt under section 401, 403, 404, or 501 of the United States internal revenue code of 1954 if participation in the plan is a condition of employment.
History: Add. 1980, Act 58, Eff. Oct. 1, 1980
Popular Name: Act 218
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