TITLE XXXVII
INSURANCE

CHAPTER 402-C
INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION

Formal Proceedings

Section 402-C:46

    402-C:46 Distribution of Assets. –
I. Payments to Creditors. Under the direction of the court, the liquidator shall pay dividends in a manner that will assure the proper recognition of priorities and a reasonable balance between the expeditious completion of the liquidation and the protection of unliquidated and undetermined claims, including third party claims. Distribution of assets in kind may be made at valuations set by agreement between the liquidator and the creditor and approved by the court.
II. Excess Assets.
(a) Upon liquidation of a domestic mutual insurance company, any assets held in excess of its liabilities and the amounts which may be paid to its members as provided under subparagraph (b) shall be paid into the state treasury for the credit of the insurance department.
(b) The maximum amount payable upon liquidation to any member for and on account of his membership in a domestic mutual insurance company, in addition to the insurance benefits promised in the policy, shall be the total of all premium payments made by the member with interest at the legal rate compounded annually.

Source. 1969, 272:1, eff. June 23, 1969.