.01 Authority and Purpose.

This chapter, applicable to variable life insurance policies, is promulgated under authority of Insurance Article, 2-109 and 16-601-----16-603, Annotated Code of Maryland. The issuance or delivery of life insurance policies on a variable basis in Maryland in any manner not in compliance with this chapter shall be deemed contrary to the requirements of Insurance Article, 16-601-----16-603, Annotated Code of Maryland, and, further, shall be deemed to constitute the transaction of insurance business hazardous to policyholders and the public and contrary to the public interest.