29.0409 Service of process-Validity.

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Service of process in any such action, suit or proceedings is, in addition to the manner pro-vided in 29.0408, valid if served upon any person within this Territory who, in this Territory, on behalf of such insurer, is soliciting insurance, making any contract of insurance or issuing or delivering any policies or written contracts of insurance, or collecting or receiving any premium for insurance, and a copy of such process is sent within 10 days thereafter by registered mail by the plaintiff’s attorney to the defendant at the last known principal place of business of the defendant, and the defendant’s receipt, or the receipt issued by the post office with which the letter is registered, showing the name of the sender of the letter and the name and address of the person to whom the letter is addressed, and the affidavit of the plaintiff’s attorney showing a compliance herewith, are filed with the clerk of the High Court where such action is pending on or before the date the defendant is required to appear, or within such further time as the court may allow.

History: 1974, PL 13-58 § 1.