1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Insurance
  4. Article 79: Service Contracts


Section 7906 Prohibited acts

Insurance (ISC)

(a) A provider shall not use in its name the words insurance, casualty, guaranty, surety, mutual or any other words descriptive of the insurance, casualty, guaranty or surety business, or a name deceptively similar to the name or description of any insurance or surety corporation or any other provider.

  (b) A provider shall not in its service contracts or literature make, permit or cause to be made any false or misleading statement, or deliberately omit any material statement that would make the service contracts or literature misleading if omitted, in connection with the sale, offer to sell, or advertisement of a service contract.

  (c) A person, including a bank, savings and loan association, lending institution, manufacturer or seller of any product, shall not require the purchase of a service contract as a condition of a loan or other extension of credit or a condition for the sale or other disposition of any property. The superintendent may promulgate regulations necessary to effectuate this subsection as authorized by section seven thousand nine hundred eleven of this article.