2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 59A - Insurance Code
Article 34 - Domestic Stock and Mutual Insurers
Section 59A-34-7 - Nonuser of corporate charter.
59A-34-7. Nonuser of corporate charter.
A. Any domestic insurer which within one year from date of incorporation has not completed its organization and obtained a certificate of authority from the superintendent to transact insurance, shall unless granted an extension as hereinafter provided, forfeit its corporate charter, and the superintendent shall thereupon commence a proceeding for liquidation and dissolution of the corporation pursuant to the applicable provisions of Article 41 [Chapter 59A, Article 41 NMSA 1978] (conservation, rehabilitation, liquidation) of the Insurance Code. Upon written request by the corporation filed with him prior to the expiration of one year from its date of incorporation and for good cause shown, the superintendent may extend for an additional year the period within which the corporation shall qualify for and secure its certificate of authority as an insurer.
B. Any insurer which ceases to write and issue new insurance business for a continuous period of two years shall forfeit its right to resume the writing of new business except with the prior written approval of the superintendent granted upon reasonable grounds. Unless such approval is granted, the superintendent shall commence a proceeding pursuant to Article 41 (conservation, rehabilitation, liquidation) of the Insurance Code to liquidate and dissolve the insurer.
History: Laws 1984, ch. 127, 553.