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§ 16-403. Incontestability provisions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 16. Life Insurance and Annuities
Subtitle 4. Annuity and Pure Endowment Contract Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 16-403
§ 16-403. Incontestability provisions
In general
(a) Subject to § 16-405 of this subtitle, if a statement, other than a statement about age, sex, or identity, is required as a condition to issuing an annuity contract or pure endowment contract, each annuity contract and each pure endowment contract shall contain a provision that the contract is incontestable, except for nonpayment of stipulated payments to the insurer, after the contract has been in force during the lifetime of the individual or individuals as to whom the statements are required for 2 years after its date of issue.
Policy provisions relating to disability benefits or additional benefits
(b) At the option of the insurer, the contract may also except from the incontestability provision described in subsection (a) of this section provisions that relate to disability benefits or to additional benefits for death by accident or accidental means.


Added by Acts 1996, c. 11, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 404.
MD Code, Insurance, § 16-403, MD INSURANCE § 16-403
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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