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Insurance Code - INS

DIVISION 5. INSURANCE ADJUSTERS [14000 - 16032]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. )

CHAPTER 1. Insurance Adjuster Act [14000 - 14099]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. )

ARTICLE 2. Administration [14010 - 14013]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. )

14010.
  

The department succeeds to and is vested with all the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction previously vested in the Bureau of Collection and Investigative Services with respect to the licensing of insurance adjusters.

Any reference to prior licensing shall be deemed to licensing under the Private Investigator and Adjuster Act.

The commissioner shall administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. Operative July 1, 1981, by Sec. 13 of Ch. 1190.)

14011.
  

The commissioner may, in accordance with the State Civil Service Act, appoint such inspectors, investigators, and other personnel as may be necessary for the administration and enforcement of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. Operative July 1, 1981, by Sec. 13 of Ch. 1190.)

14012.
  

Every power and duty granted to or imposed upon the commissioner may be exercised by any other officer or employee of the department authorized by the commissioner, but the commissioner shall have the supervision of and the responsibility for all powers and duties exercised by such officers and employees.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. Operative July 1, 1981, by Sec. 13 of Ch. 1190.)

14013.
  

The commissioner may adopt and enforce reasonable rules:

(a) Fixing the qualifications of licensees and managers, in addition to those prescribed in this chapter, necessary to promote and protect the public welfare.

(b) Carrying out generally the provisions of this chapter, including regulation of the conduct of licensees.

(c) For a change in the classification of a licensee, or in the type of business organization upon application therefor by a licensee, and to prescribe the fee, if any, to be paid.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1190, Sec. 11. Operative July 1, 1981, by Sec. 13 of Ch. 1190.)

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