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32-35-55Suspension not required when insurer is liable--Failure of insurer to pay.

No license, registration, or nonresident's operating privilege of any person shall be suspended under the provisions of this chapter if the Department of Public Safety shall find that an insurer was obligated to pay the judgment upon which suspension is based, at least to the extent and for the amounts required in this chapter, but has not paid such judgment for any reason. A finding by the department that an insurer is obligated to pay a judgment shall not be binding upon such insurer and shall have no legal effect whatever except for the purpose of administering this section.

Source: SL 1957, ch 212, § 40; SDC Supp 1960, § 44.03A40; SL 2004, ch 17, § 160.

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