2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:29-4 - Amount of credit life insurance and credit health insurance
17B:29-4. Amount of credit life insurance and credit health insurance
a. Credit Life Insurance
(1) The initial amount of credit life insurance shall not exceed the total amount repayable under the contract of indebtedness and, where an indebtedness is repayable in substantially equal installments, the amount of insurance shall at no time exceed the scheduled or actual amount of unpaid indebtedness, whichever is greater.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of the above paragraph, insurance on agricultural credit transaction commitments, not exceeding 18 months in duration, may be written up to the amount of the loan commitment, on a nondecreasing or level term plan.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph a. (1) of this or any other subsection, insurance on educational credit transaction commitments may be written for the amount of the portion of such commitment that has not been advanced by the creditor.
b. Credit Health Insurance
The total amount of periodic indemnity payable by credit health insurance in the event of disability, as defined in the policy, shall not exceed the aggregate of the periodic scheduled unpaid installments of the indebtedness; and the amount of each periodic indemnity payment shall not exceed the original indebtedness divided by the number of periodic installments.
L.1971, c. 144, s. 17B:29-4.