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Arizona Revised Statutes Title 20. Insurance § 20-257. “Surety insurance” defined

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“Surety insurance” includes:

1. Fidelity insurance, which is insurance guaranteeing the fidelity of persons holding positions of public or private trust.

2. Insurance guaranteeing the performance of contracts, other than insurance policies, and guaranteeing and executing bonds, undertakings and contracts of suretyship.

3. Insurance indemnifying banks, bankers, brokers, financial or monied corporations or associations against loss, resulting from any cause, of bills of exchange, notes, bonds, securities, evidences of debt, deeds, mortgages, warehouse receipts or other valuable papers, documents, money, precious metals and articles made therefrom, jewelry, watches, necklaces, bracelets, gems, precious and semi-precious stones, including any loss while they are being transported in armored motor vehicles, or by messenger, but not including any other risks of transportation or navigation, and also insurance against loss or damage to such an insured's premises or to his furnishings, fixtures, equipment, safes and vaults therein, caused by burglary, robbery, theft, vandalism or malicious mischief, or any attempt to commit such crimes.

Cite this article: - Arizona Revised Statutes Title 20. Insurance § 20-257. “Surety insurance” defined - last updated March 08, 2022 |

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