§ 27-53.1-6 Effect of consent.
If a policyholder consents to the transfer pursuant to § 27-53.1-5, or if the transfer is effected under § 27-53.1-7, there shall be a novation of the contract of insurance subject to the assumption reinsurance agreement with the result that the transferring insurer shall be relieved of all insurance obligations and/or risks transferred under the assumption reinsurance agreement, and the assuming insurer shall become directly and solely liable to the policyholder for those insurance obligations and/or risks.
(P.L. 1996, ch. 188, § 21.)