1. Each attorney by whom or through whom are issued any policies of or contracts for
indemnity of the character referred to in sections 379.650 to 379.790 shall procure from the director of the department of commerce and insurance annually
a certificate of authority, stating that all of the requirements of the sections have
been complied with, and upon compliance and the payment of the fees required by those
sections the director of the department of commerce and insurance shall issue the
certificate of authority.
2. The director of the department of commerce and insurance may revoke or suspend
any certificate of authority issued hereunder in case of breach of any of the conditions
imposed by sections 379.650 to 379.790 after reasonable notice has been given the attorney, in writing, so that he may appear
and show cause why action should not be taken.
3. Any attorney who may have procured a certificate of authority hereunder shall renew
same annually as of July first thereafter; provided, however, that any certificate
of authority shall continue in full force and effect until the new certificate of
authority be issued or specifically refused.
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