Section: Lawsuits against unauthorized insurer
29. An unauthorized insurer which has not been made eligible as a surplus lines insurer by the commissioner in accordance with section 11 of P.L.1960, c.32 (C.17:22-6.45) may be sued upon any cause of action arising in this State under any surplus lines insurance contract issued by it or certificate, cover note or other confirmation of such insurance issued by the surplus lines agent, pursuant to the same procedure as is provided in the Unauthorized Insurers' Process Act, P.L.1952, c.330 (C.17:51-1 et seq.).
Any such policy issued by the insurer, or any certificate of insurance issued by the surplus lines agent, shall contain a provision stating the substance of this section and designating the person to whom the commissioner shall mail process.
This section shall be cumulative to any other methods which may be provided by law for service of process upon the insurer.
L.1960,c.32,s.29; amended 1996, c.69, s.10.
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