The Insurance Industry in the Colonies
Decree No. 34562, of 1st May, regulates the insurance industry of the “ultramar” with provisions appropriate to the special conditions of the local in the various colonies.
“Article 1st The insurance industry can be practiced in the Portuguese Colonial Empire by public companies, with headquarters in any of the colonies, and by agencies of national or foreign insurance companies, under the terms of this Decree.”
Decree No. 34562, of 1st May 1945
Image extracted from DRE/ Diário do Govêrno nº 94/1945, Série I de 1 de maio de 1945, Ministério das Colónias – Gabinete do Ministro, pages 323-328