§ 38.2-1312

Unearned premium reserves

A. Except for risks or policies for which reserves are required under §§ 38.2-1311 and 38.2-4610.1, each insurer licensed to transact business in this Commonwealth, subject to the applicable provisions of this title, shall maintain reserves not less than the unearned portions of the gross premiums charged on unexpired or unterminated risks and policies.

B. Premiums charged for bulk assumption reinsurance assumed from other insurers shall be included in gross premiums charged on the basis of the original premiums and the original terms of the policies of the ceding insurer.

C. No deduction shall be made from the gross unearned premiums except for premiums paid or credited for risks reinsured as provided in Article 3.1 (§ 38.2-1316.1 et seq.) of this chapter.

D. Reserves required by this section shall be computed, valued, and reported in conformity with guidance set forth in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners accounting practices and procedures manuals.


Code 1950, § 38-228; 1952, c. 317, § 38.1-171; 1982, c. 430; 1986, c. 562; 2000, c. 46.


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