Motor and Other Vehicles

Motor Vehicle Reparations Act

SECTION 31-47-4

§ 31-47-4. Notice of termination.

(a) No contract of insurance or renewal of it shall be terminated by cancellation or failure to renew by the insurer until at least thirty (30) days after mailing to the named insured, at the address shown on the policy a notice of termination or cancellation by certificate of mailing, except that when cancellation is for nonpayment of premium the notice shall be mailed to the named insured at the address shown on the policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of cancellation.

(b) Time of the effective date and hour of termination stated in the notice shall become the end of the policy period.

(c) Every notice of termination for any cause whatsoever sent to the insured shall include in type of which the face shall not be smaller than twelve (12) point, a statement that financial security is required to be maintained continuously throughout the registration period and that failure to maintain financial security shall subject the violator to a mandatory suspension of license and registration.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 167, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 181, § 1.)