Part 11 General Provisions
Part 12 Membership – Proceedings – Officers and Employees
Part 13 Organization
Part 14 Contractual Benefits
Part 15 Finances
Part 16 Regulation
Part 17 Miscellaneous Provisions

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 56 > Chapter 25

  • Age of majority: means eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Attorney: means the person designated and authorized by subscribers as the attorney-in-fact having authority to obligate them on reciprocal insurance contracts. See
  • Benefit contract: means the agreement for provision of benefits authorized by §. See
  • Benefit member: means an adult member who is designated by the laws or rules of the society to be a benefit member under a benefit contract. See
  • Certificate: means the document issued as written evidence of the benefit contract. See
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See
  • Department: means the department of commerce and insurance. See
  • Foreign: when used without limitation, includes all companies formed by authority of any other state or government. See
  • insurance company: includes all corporations, associations, partnerships, or individuals engaged as principals in the business of insurance. See
  • Laws: means the society's articles of incorporation, charter, constitution and bylaws, however designated. See
  • Lodge: means subordinate member units of the society, known as camps, courts, councils, branches or by any other designation. See
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Person: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, company, corporation, individual, joint-stock company, Lloyds-type organization, organization, partnership, receiver, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, trustee or society. See
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Premiums: means premiums, rates, dues or other required contributions by whatever name known, which are payable under the certificate. See
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Rules: means all rules, regulations or resolutions adopted by the supreme governing body or board of directors that are intended to have general application to the members of the society. See
  • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Society: means fraternal benefit society, unless otherwise indicated. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105