§33-26A-2. Purpose of article and association of insurers.

(a) The purpose of this article is to protect, subject to certain limitations, the persons specified in subsection (a) of section three of this article against failure in the performance of contractual obligations, under life and health insurance policies and annuity contracts specified in subsection (b) of section three of this article, because of the impairment or insolvency of the member insurer that issued the policies or contracts.

(b) To provide this protection, an association of insurers is created to pay benefits and to continue coverages as limited herein, and members of the association are subject to assessment to provide funds to carry out the purpose of this article.