TITLE XXXVII
INSURANCE

CHAPTER 402-C
INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION

Section 402-C:7

    402-C:7 Cooperation of Officers and Employees. –
I. Duty to Cooperate. Any officer, manager, trustee or general agent of any insurer and any other person with executive authority over or in charge of any segment of the insurer's affairs shall cooperate with the commissioner in any proceeding under this chapter or any investigation preliminary or incidental to the proceeding. "To cooperate" includes, but is not limited to the following:
(a) To reply promptly in writing to any inquiry from the commissioner requesting such a reply; and
(b) To make available and deliver to the commissioner any books, accounts, documents or other records, or information or property of or pertaining to the insurer and in his possession, custody or control.
II. Duty Not to Obstruct. No person shall obstruct or interfere with the commissioner in the conduct of any delinquency proceeding or any investigation preliminary or incidental thereto.
III. Right to Defend. This section shall not render it illegal to resist by legal proceedings the petition for liquidation or other delinquency proceedings, or other orders.
IV. Sanction. Any person included within RSA 402-C:7, I who fails to cooperate with the commissioner, or any person who obstructs or interferes with the commissioner in the conduct of any delinquency proceeding or any investigation preliminary or incidental thereto, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor if a natural person, or guilty of a felony if any other person.

Source. 1969, 272:1. 1973, 528:278, eff. at 11:59 p.m., Oct. 31, 1973.