English translation of article 1 of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act

Subject and purpose

Chapter 1: Subject, purpose and scope
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Article 1 of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act 

Subject and purpose

1 This Act governs the Federal supervision of insurance companies and insurance intermediaries.

2 Its purpose is in particular to protect the insured from the risks of insolvency of insurance companies as well as from abuses.