THE INSURANCE CONTRACT
41-1824. Delivery of policy. (1) Subject to the insurer’s requirements as to payment of premium, every policy shall be mailed or delivered to the insured or to the person entitled thereto within a reasonable period of time after its issuance except where a condition required by the insurer has not been met by the insured.
(2) In event the original policy is delivered or is so required to be delivered to or for deposit with any vendor, mortgagee, or pledgee of any motor vehicle, and in which policy any interest of the vendee, mortgagor, of pledgor in or with reference to such vehicle is insured, a duplicate of such policy setting forth the name and address of the insurer, insurance classification of vehicle, type of coverage, limits of liability, premiums for the respective coverages, and duration of the policy, or memorandum thereof containing the same such information, shall be delivered by the vendor, mortgagee, or pledgee to each such vendee, mortgagor, or pledgor named in the policy or coming within the group of persons designated in the policy to be so included. If the policy does not provide coverage of legal liability for injury to persons or damage to the property of third parties, adequate notice including, but not limited to, a printed, written, or stamped statement of such fact located conspicuously on the face of such duplicate policy or memorandum shall be provided to the insured, pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the director of the department of insurance. The director shall prescribe a form, which must be signed by the insured stating that he has received notification as required herein, and by the vendor stating that he has supplied the notification as required herein. This subsection does not apply to inland marine floater policies.
[41-1824, added 1961, ch. 330, sec. 416, p. 645; am. 1971, ch. 165, sec. 1, p. 787.]