N.Y. Insurance Law Section 329
Certificates as evidence

  • affirmation of documents and testimony

(a)

Every certificate, assignment, conveyance or other paper executed by the superintendent or one of his deputies pursuant to law and sealed with the official seal of the department shall be received as evidence in any judicial or other proceeding and may be recorded in the proper recording offices.

(b)

Any charter, or any certificate or other instrument supplemental to or amendatory of the charter, of an insurer filed in the office of the superintendent and containing statements of fact required or permitted by law to be contained therein, shall be received in all courts, public offices and official bodies as prima facie evidence of such facts and of the execution of such instrument.

(c)

Whenever by the laws of any jurisdiction other than this state, any certificate by any officer in such jurisdiction or a copy of any instruments certified or exemplified by any such officer, may be received as prima facie evidence of the incorporation, existence or capacity of any corporation incorporated in such jurisdiction, or claiming so to be, such certificate when exemplified, or such copy of such instrument when exemplified shall be received in all courts, public offices and official bodies of this state, as prima facie evidence with the same force as in such jurisdiction. Such certificate or certified copy of such instrument shall be so received, without being exemplified, if it is certified by the secretary of state, or official performing the equivalent function as to corporate records of such jurisdiction.

(d)

Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter requiring an oath as to the proof of a document or the truth of testimony, the affiant may, if his religious beliefs cause him to object to giving an oath, affirm the document or his testimony.

Source: Section 329 — Certificates as evidence; affirmation of documents and testimony, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ISC/329 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

301
Regulations by superintendent
302
Supervisory colleges
306
Immunity from prosecution
307
Annual statements
308
Special reports
309
Examinations of insurers
310
Examinations
311
Filing of report on examination
312
Report on examination to be forwarded
314
Public retirement and pension systems
315
Professional malpractice or misconduct
316
Electronic filings
317
Compliance with reporting requirements of the financial security act
318
Reports of fire losses
319
Release of information resulting from insurers’ investigation of fires
320
Records to be made available by organizations subject to the provisions of this chapter
321
Medical information exchange centers
322
Prohibited referral payment to licensees by motor vehicle repairers
325
Records of domestic insurers
329
Certificates as evidence
330
Rating services available to other states
331
Superintendent to maintain index of tax districts
333
Assessments to defray expenses of Committee on Valuation of Securities of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
335
Implementation of hospital reimbursement methodology
336
War risk exclusion
337
Annual consumer guide on automobile insurance
339
Colorectal cancer screening notification
340
Report of claims that may result in a monetary award
341
Notification regarding qualified health insurance plans
342
Public awareness to finance long term care
343
Mental health and substance use disorder parity report
344
Mental health and substance use disorder parity compliance programs
345
Health care claims reports

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 329’s source at nysenate​.gov

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