Section 27-24-8

Rights and remedies of insurers.

Such an insurer as surety on any official bond, undertaking, or obligation is entitled to all the rights and remedies of other sureties on such instruments; and any insurer becoming surety on any bond or undertaking, as authorized by this chapter, shall have the same right to be relieved from further liability thereon or to require the principal to give new or additional bonds or undertakings as is conferred by law upon the other sureties on like bonds or undertakings.

(Code 1940, T. 41, §107; Acts 1971, No. 407, p. 707, §493.)