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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 21. Fire Insurance Policies
11/28/2021

§ 38.2-2122. Appraisers and umpire to be citizens of Virginia; oath to be taken.

Whenever any appraisal is to be made under the standard provisions of a policy for loss or damage to property, the appraisers and the umpire shall be citizens and actual residents of this Commonwealth unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the insured and the insurer. Each appraiser and umpire shall, before acting as such, take an oath that he is not directly or indirectly in the employment of the insured, the insurer or any other insurer, that he is not related to the insured or any officer of the insurer, and that he will faithfully discharge the duties imposed upon him.

Code 1950, §§ 38-173, 38-174; 1952, c. 317, § 38.1-376; 1986, c. 562.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.