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§ 16-201. Standard provisions for life insurance policies

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 16. Life Insurance and Annuities
Subtitle 2. Life Insurance Policy Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 16-201
§ 16-201. Standard provisions for life insurance policies
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a policy of life insurance may not be delivered or issued for delivery in the State unless it contains in substance each applicable provision required by §§ 16-202 through 16-213 of this subtitle.
Application of section
(b) This section does not apply to:
(1) group life insurance;
(2) pure endowments;
(3) annuity contracts; or
(4) a provision of a policy of life insurance or contract supplemental to the policy that relates to disability benefits or to additional benefits for death by accident or accidental means.
Provisions not applicable to single premium or term policy
(c) To the extent that a provision or part of a provision required by this subtitle does not apply to a single premium or term policy, the provision or part of the provision need not be included in the policy.


Added by Acts 1996, c. 11, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 388.
MD Code, Insurance, § 16-201, MD INSURANCE § 16-201
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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