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  375.480.  Withdrawal of securities — notice — examination by director. — 1.  When any company, which has on deposit the securities named in section 376.170 with the director of the department of commerce and insurance, shall desire to relinquish and cease its business in this state, said director shall, upon application of such company, under the oath of the president or vice president and secretary or assistant secretary, give notice of such intention in any newspaper of general circulation published in the county or city in which said company is located, if it is a company of this state, or in some newspaper published in the city of St. Louis, if it is a company of another state or government, at least twice a week for six weeks.

  2.  After such publication he shall deliver up and transfer to said company the securities held by him and belonging to the company; but before making such transfer, the director shall be satisfied, by an examination of the books and papers of such company, to be made by himself or some competent person to be appointed by him, or by the oath of the acting president and secretary or assistant secretary of said company if it be a company organized under the laws of this state, that all debts and liabilities of every kind that are due, or may become due, upon all contracts or agreements made with the policyholders in said company, or in any company reinsured by said company, if the deposit is that of a reinsured company and is held for the security of the policyholders of said reinsured company under sections 375.010 to 375.920, are released, satisfied or extinguished; or if it be a company not organized under the laws of this state, that all debts and liabilities of every kind, whether fixed or contingent, due or that may become due to this state or to any county or municipality or citizen thereof, are released, satisfied or extinguished; and the said director may, from time to time, authorize the delivery in the manner aforesaid, to such company or its assigns, of any portion of such securities, on being satisfied in the manner and form aforesaid, that all debts and liabilities of every kind as aforesaid are less than one-half the amount of the said securities which are retained.


(RSMo 1939 § 6045, A.L. 2007 S.B. 66)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 5934; 1919 § 6342; 1909 § 7072

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