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Chapter 376

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  376.590.  Misrepresentations, false estimates and circulars prohibited — agents — notes to be held until policy delivered. — 1.  No life insurance company doing business in this state, and no officer, director, or agent thereof, shall issue or circulate, or cause or permit to be issued or circulated, any estimate, illustration, circular or statement of any sort misrepresenting the terms of any policy issued by it or the benefits or advantages promised thereby, or the dividends or shares of surplus to be received thereon, or shall use any name or title of any policy or class of policies misrepresenting the true nature thereof.

  2.  Any person who shall solicit an application for insurance upon the life of another shall, in any controversy between the assured or his beneficiary and the company issuing any policy upon such application, be regarded as the agent of the company and not the agent of the assured, nor shall any life insurance company or agent sell, discount or otherwise dispose of any note or notes taken for payment of life insurance premium or premiums, before delivering to the applicant, in person, the policy for which said note or notes shall have been given.


(RSMo 1939 § 5844)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 5733; 1919 § 6143; 1909 § 6938

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