17:50-10. Misdemeanor; solicitation of powers of attorney and applications for insurance contract; injunction; appointment of receiver
Any attorney who shall exchange any contracts of insurance of the kind and character specified in this act, or any attorney or representative of such attorney who shall solicit or negotiate any applications for same, without the attorney first complying with the foregoing provisions, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be subjected to a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $1,000.00. The Superior Court shall have jurisdiction to restrain any violation of this act in an action brought for that purpose by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance, and may appoint a receiver for such assets of any person, partnership, or association of persons as are actually employed in the conduct of business in violation of this act.
For the purposes of organization, and upon issuance of permit by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance of this State, and under such conditions as he may impose, powers of attorney and applications for such insurance contracts may be solicited without compliance with the provisions of this act, but no attorney or other person shall execute or issue any such contracts of insurance until all the provisions of this act shall have been complied with and certificate of authority issued by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance.
L.1945, C.161, p. 560, s.10. Amended by L.1959, C.69, p. 185, s.1.
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