(a) Every insurance policy shall be executed in the name of and on behalf of the insurer by its officer, attorney-in-fact, employee, or representative duly authorized by the insurer.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 27-14-14

  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.

(b) A facsimile signature of any such executing individual may be used in lieu of an original signature.

(c) No insurance contract heretofore or hereafter issued and which is otherwise valid shall be rendered invalid by reason of the apparent execution thereof on behalf of the insurer by the imprinted facsimile of an individual not authorized so to execute as of the date of the policy.

(Acts 1971, No. 407, p. 707, §327.)