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§ 9-229. Offsets of debts and credits

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Impaired Entities
Subtitle 2. Liquidation, Rehabilitation, Reorganization, and Conservation (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 9-229
§ 9-229. Offsets of debts and credits
In general
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, in all cases of mutual debts and credits between an insurer and another person in connection with a delinquency proceeding, the debts and credits shall be offset and the balance only shall be allowed or paid.
Restrictions relating to offsets
(b) An offset may not be allowed in favor of another person if:
(1) on the date of issuance of a liquidation order or otherwise, as specified in § 9-228(e) of this subtitle, the obligation of the insurer to the person would not entitle the person to share as a claimant in the assets of the insurer;
(2) the obligation of the insurer to the person was purchased by or transferred to the person for use as an offset; or
(3) the obligation of the person is to pay:
(i) an assessment imposed on the members of a mutual insurer or the subscribers of a reciprocal insurer; or
(ii) a balance on the subscription to the capital stock of a stock insurer.


Added by Acts 1996, c. 11, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 159.
MD Code, Insurance, § 9-229, MD INSURANCE § 9-229
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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