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§ 16-405. Misstatement of age or sex

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, § 16-405
§ 16-405. Misstatement of age or sex
Amount payable or benefit accrued based on correct age or sex
(a) Each annuity contract and each pure endowment contract shall contain a provision that, if the age or sex of the individual or individuals on whose life or lives the contract is made, or of any of them, has been misstated, the amount payable or benefit accruing under the contract shall be the amount or benefit that the stipulated payment would have purchased had the correct age or sex been stated.
Overpayments made by insurers
(b) Each contract also shall contain a provision that if the insurer makes or has made an overpayment because of a misstatement of age or sex, the amount of the overpayment, with interest at a rate specified in the contract but not exceeding 6% per year, may be charged against the current or next payment or payments to be made by the insurer under the contract.


Added by Acts 1996, c. 11, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 406.
MD Code, Insurance, § 16-405, MD INSURANCE § 16-405
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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