Incontestability clause

Definition:

Clause in a life insurance contract preventing the insurer from revoking the policy after it has been in force for a year or two. If the life insurance company discovers any important facts that the policyholder may have concealed, such as experiencing a stroke, within that period, the insurer could revoke the policy.

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No Protest

Instructions given to a collecting bank not to protest a specific item in the event of non payment or non acceptance.

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