(1) No policy or binder issued pursuant to this chapter shall be cancelled except:
(a) For nonpayment of premium, in which case cancellation of the policy shall be effected by providing ten days written notice in advance of the date of cancellation. Payment to the association of all premiums due, prior to the effective date of the cancellation, shall continue coverage as if no cancellation notice had been issued; or
(b) With the prior written approval of the commissioner upon the request of the board, for cause which would have been grounds for refusal of coverage under WAC 284-87-090
(2) Notice of cancellation, accompanied by the actual reason therefor, shall be sent to the named insured.
(3) Any cancellation notice sent to the named insured shall be accompanied by a statement that the named insured has a right of appeal to the commissioner.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
. WSR 94-02-053 (Order R 93-18), § 284-87-120, filed 12/30/93, effective 1/30/94.]