§431:4-406 Power of attorney. (a) The rights and powers of the attorney of a reciprocal insurer shall be as provided in the power of attorney given it by the subscribers.
(b) The power of attorney must set forth:
(1) The powers, duties, and compensation of the attorney;
(2) That the attorney is empowered to accept service of process on behalf of the insurer and to authorize the commissioner to receive service of process in actions against the insurer upon contracts exchanged;
(3) Except as to nonassessable policies, a provision for contingent several liability of each subscriber in a specified amount, which amount shall be not less than one nor more than ten times the premium or premium deposit stated in the policy.
(c) The power of attorney may:
(1) Provide for the right of substitution of the attorney and revocation of the power of attorney and rights thereunder;
(2) Impose such restrictions upon the exercise of the power as are agreed upon by the subscribers;
(3) Provide for the exercise of any right reserved to the subscribers directly or through their advisory committee; and
(4) Contain other lawful provisions deemed advisable.
(d) The terms of any power of attorney, or agreement collateral thereto, shall be reasonable and equitable, and no such power, agreement or any amendment thereof, shall be used or be effective in this State until approved by the commissioner. [L 1987, c 347, pt of §2]