1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Insurance
  4. Article 24: Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices


Section 2402 Definitions

Insurance (ISC)

In this article: (a) "Person" means any individual and any legal entity subject to any provision of this chapter, engaged in the business of insurance in this state, including any reciprocal exchange or Lloyds insurer, or in the business of life settlements.

  (b) "Defined violation" means the commission by a person of an act prohibited by: subsection (a) of section one thousand one hundred two, section one thousand two hundred fourteen, one thousand two hundred seventeen, one thousand two hundred twenty, one thousand three hundred thirteen, subparagraph (B) of paragraph two of subsection (i) of section one thousand three hundred twenty-two, subparagraph (B) of paragraph two of subsection (i) of section one thousand three hundred twenty-four, two thousand one hundred two, two thousand one hundred seventeen, two thousand one hundred twenty-two, two thousand one hundred twenty-three, subsection (p) of section two thousand three hundred thirteen, section two thousand three hundred twenty-four, two thousand five hundred two, two thousand five hundred three, two thousand five hundred four, two thousand six hundred one, two thousand six hundred two, two thousand six hundred three, two thousand six hundred four, two thousand six hundred six, two thousand seven hundred three, three thousand one hundred nine, three thousand two hundred twenty-four-a, three thousand four hundred twenty-nine, three thousand four hundred thirty-three, paragraph seven of subsection (e) of section three thousand four hundred twenty-six, four thousand two hundred twenty-four, four thousand two hundred twenty-five, four thousand two hundred twenty-six, seven thousand eight hundred nine, seven thousand eight hundred ten, seven thousand eight hundred eleven, seven thousand eight hundred thirteen, seven thousand eight hundred fourteen and seven thousand eight hundred fifteen of this chapter; or section 135.60, 135.65, 175.05, 175.45, or 190.20, or article one hundred five of the penal law.

  (c) "Determined violation" means any unfair method of competition or any unfair or deceptive act or practice, which is not a defined violation but is determined by the superintendent pursuant to section two thousand four hundred five of this article to be such method, act or practice.