North Dakota Code > Title 26.1 > Chapter 26.1-39 > § 26.1-39-13 - Notification and reasons for cancellation of property and casualty policies
Current as of: 2009
1. After coverage has been in effect for more than sixty days or after the effective date of a renewal policy, a notice of cancellation may not be issued unless it is based upon at least one of the following reasons:
a. Nonpayment of premium.
b. Discovery of fraud or material misrepresentation and the procurement of the insurance or with respect to any claims submitted thereunder.
c. Discovery of willful or reckless acts or omissions on the part of the named insured which increase any hazard insured against.
d. The occurrence of a change in the risk which substantially increases any hazard insured against after insurance coverage has been issued or renewed.
e. A violation of any local fire, health, safety, building, or construction regulation or ordinance with respect to any insured property or the occupancy thereof which substantially increases any hazard insured against.
f. A determination by the commissioner that the continuation of the policy would place the insurer in violation of the insurance laws of this state.
g. Conviction of the named insured of a crime having as one of its necessary elements an act increasing any hazard insured against.
2. A written notice of cancellation must be mailed or delivered to the named insured, at the last-known address of the named insured, at least thirty days prior to the effective date of cancellation or when the cancellation is for nonpayment of premium at least ten days prior to the effective date of cancellation. A postal service certificate of mailing to the named insured at the insured's last-known address is conclusive proof of mailing and receipt on the third calendar day after the mailing.
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