BILL NO. 169
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
First Reading: March 30, 2007
This Bill requires an insurance company that provides homeowners insurance to file
all rate applications with the Nova Scotia Insurance Review Board for approval.
An Act to Amend Chapter 231
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Insurance Act
1 Chapter 231 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Insurance Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 17 the following Section:
17A (1) In this Section, "homeowners insurance" means insurance for homeowners for damage to real property, for homeowners and tenants for damage to or loss of personal property and for homeowners and tenants for liability for injuries or property damage to others, and in this subsection homeowner or tenant includes other members of the homeowner's or tenant's household.
(2) An insurer licensed to issue a contract under this Act with respect to homeowners insurance shall file all rate applications with the Board.
(3) Sections 155E to 155K apply mutatis mutandis to a rate
application filed with the Board pursuant to subsection (2).
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