credit insurance
credit insurance n: insurance paid for by a debtor to assure payment of any outstanding credit balance in the event of death or disability

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

credit insurance
Commonly such policies cover exports whereby an exporter may claim on the insurance in the event of non-payment. Such insurance is available from private and government insurers.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.


credit insurance
An insurance policy a lender requires a borrower to purchase to cover a loan. If the borrower dies or becomes disabled before paying off the loan, the policy will pay off the remaining balance.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

credit insurance
Insurance protection against non-payment due to insolvency or protected default of the insured's customer.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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