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Statute: 17:26-2

Any stock insurance company of this state may increase its capital stock or decrease it to an amount not less than the minimum required by chapters 17 to 33 of this title (s. 17:17-1 et seq.), by proceeding in the manner and subject to the conditions of section 17:26-1 of this title. The whole of the increased capital shall be paid and may be invested, and an examination thereof shall be made in the manner provided by section 17:17-8 of this title for the original capital stock. Thereupon the increase shall be deemed a part of the capital of the company, subject to all the provisions of this subtitle applicable thereto. When any company increases its capital stock by more than fifty thousand dollars, an examination thereof shall be made whenever and as often as fifty thousand dollars or more of the increase is paid in, as is provided in said section 17:17-8 for the original capital stock. Thereupon the increase of fifty thousand dollars or more shall be deemed a part of the capital of the company, subject to all the provisions of this subtitle applicable thereto.

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