2010 Arkansas Code
Title 23 - Public Utilities and Regulated Industries
Subtitle 3 - Insurance
Chapter 70 - Reciprocal Insurers
§ 23-70-101 - Definitions.

23-70-101. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Attorney" refers to the attorney in fact of a reciprocal insurer. The attorney may be an individual, firm, or corporation. The attorney of a foreign or alien reciprocal insurer, which insurer is duly authorized to transact insurance in this state, shall not, by virtue of discharge of its duties as the attorney with respect to the insurer's transactions in this state, be thereby deemed to be doing business in this state within the meaning of any laws of this state applying to foreign firms or corporations;

(2) "Reciprocal" insurance is that resulting from an interexchange among persons, known as "subscribers", of reciprocal agreements of indemnity, the interexchange being effectuated through an "attorney in fact" common to all the persons; and

(3) "Reciprocal insurer" means an unincorporated aggregation of subscribers operating individually and collectively through an attorney in fact to provide reciprocal insurance among themselves.

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