Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–5502. Applicability.

This chapter shall apply to all kinds of direct insurance, but shall not be applicable to the following:

(1) Life, annuity, health, or disability insurance;

(2) Mortgage guaranty, financial guaranty, or other forms of insurance offering protection against investment risks;

(3) Fidelity or surety bonds, or any other bonding obligations;

(4) Credit insurance, vendors’ single interest insurance, or collateral protection insurance or any similar insurance protecting the interests of a creditor arising out of a creditor-debtor transaction;

(5) Insurance of warranties or service contracts;

(6) Title insurance;

(7) Ocean marine insurance;

(8) Any transaction or combination of transactions between a person, including affiliates of such a person, and an insurer, including affiliates of such an insurer, which involves the transfer of investment or credit risk unaccompanied by transfer of insurance risk; or

(9) Any insurance provided by or guaranteed by government.


(Oct. 21, 1993, D.C. Law 10-51, § 3, 40 DCR 6120.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 35-3902.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 31-5501.