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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 33 - 6 - 5 §33-6-5. Application or consent of person insured required; exceptions.
No life or accident and sickness insurance contract upon an individual, except a contract of group life insurance or of group accident and sickness insurance, shall be made unless at the time of the making of the contract the individual insured, being of competent legal capacity to contract, applies therefor or consents thereto, except in the following cases:

(a) A spouse may procure such insurance upon the other spouse.

(b) Any person having an insurable interest in the life of a minor, or any person upon whom a minor is dependent for support and maintenance, may procure insurance upon the life of or pertaining to such minor.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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