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Mississippi Code Title 83. Insurance § 83-5-23. Legal reserves

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Every company transacting a fire, marine, inland, accident or casualty, surety or fidelity, or other insurance business, except life, in this state shall be required to set aside as a legal reserve to protect the holders of its policy contracts in this state the pro rata unearned portion of the premium paid for such contract, to be held until termination of such contracts, and a reserve for unpaid losses and loss adjustment expenses for incurred claims both reported and unreported.  Life insurance companies shall set aside as a reserve sufficient of the premium paid each year which, if invested at four per cent interest, will pay the amount of insurance contracted for at maturity of the contract.

Cite this article: - Mississippi Code Title 83. Insurance § 83-5-23. Legal reserves - last updated January 01, 2018 |

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