2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 17B:18-46 - Limitation on dividends to stockholders

17B:18-46. Limitation on dividends to stockholders

No profits on participating policies and contracts heretofore or hereafter issued by a domestic stock insurer in excess of the larger of a. 10% of such profits before payment of policyholder dividends, or b. $0.50 per year per $1,000.00 of participating life insurance in force at the end of the year, shall inure to the benefit of the stockholders. In any annual statement made hereafter by such insurer to the commissioner, it shall exhibit the amount of participating policyholders' surplus. Both participating and nonparticipating policies or contracts may provide that, in addition to any rate of interest guaranteed by the issuing insurer to be paid on deferred payments of the proceeds thereof, additional interest may be paid thereon at such rate as the insurer may annually declare; and the inclusion of such provision in any nonparticipating policy shall not be deemed to make the policy participating.

L.1971, c. 144, s. 17B:18-46.

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