41-2903. Scope of chapter — Existing insurers. (1) All authorized reciprocal insurers shall be governed by those sections of this chapter not expressly made applicable to domestic reciprocals. Political subdivisions of the state of Idaho participating in a reciprocal insurance program shall retain all rights, obligations, and immunities which inure to their respective benefit or duty, without compromise or modification, as otherwise provided by law.
(2) Every reciprocal insurer in its own name as in the case of an individual may purchase, receive, own, hold, lease, mortgage, pledge or encumber, and may by deed of trust or otherwise, manage and sell real estate for the purposes and objects of the reciprocal including, but not limited to, investment for the production of income, or for its accommodation in the convenient transaction of its business. Any contract including, but not limited to, deeds, leases, mortgages, deeds of trust, purchase of sale agreements or any other contract to be executed in the name of the reciprocal insurer, may be executed by the attorney designated by the subscribers of the reciprocal insurer.
(3) Existing authorized reciprocal insurers shall after the effective date of this code comply with the provisions of this chapter, and shall make such amendments to their subscribers’ agreement, power of attorney, policies and other documents and accounts and perform such other acts as may be required for such compliance.
[41-2903, added 1961, ch. 330, sec. 630, p. 645; am. 1992, ch. 76, sec. 1, p. 214; am. 1996, ch. 245, sec. 3, p. 777.]