Before any nonadmitted foreign or alien insurer shall file or cause to be filed any pleading in any action, suit or proceeding instituted against it, the insurer shall either (1) procure a certificate of authority to transact insurance in this state; or (2) give a bond in the action, suit or proceeding in an amount to be fixed by the court sufficient to secure the payment of any final judgment which may be rendered in the action, suit, or proceeding.
(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 517, Sec. 283.)
Terms Used In California Insurance Code 1616
- Foreign: means not organized under the laws of this State, whether or not admitted. See California Education Code 32032