This section shall not apply to ordinary policies issued on or after the operative date of section 44-407.24 as defined therein.
In the case of ordinary policies issued on or after the operative date of this section as defined herein, all adjusted premiums and present values referred to in sections 44-407 to 44-407.09, shall be calculated on the basis of the Commissioners 1958 Standard Ordinary Mortality Table and the rate of interest, specified in the policy for calculating cash surrender values and paid-up nonforfeiture benefits; such rate of interest shall not exceed three and one-half percent per annum except that a rate of interest not exceeding four percent per annum may be used for policies issued on or after September 2, 1973, and prior to August 24, 1979, and a rate of interest not exceeding five and one-half percent per annum may be used for policies issued on or after August 24, 1979; Provided, that for any category of ordinary insurance issued on female risks, adjusted premiums and present values may be calculated according to an age not more than six years younger than the actual age of the insured; provided further, that in calculating the present value of any paid-up term insurance with accompanying pure endowment, if any, offered as a nonforfeiture benefit, the rates of mortality assumed may be not more than those shown in the Commissioners 1958 Extended Term Insurance Table; and provided further, that for insurance issued on a substandard basis, the calculation of any such adjusted premiums and present values may be based on such other table of mortality as may be specified by the company and approved by the Department of Insurance.
After September 28, 1959, any company may file with the Department of Insurance a written notice of its election to comply with the provisions of this section after a specified date before January 1, 1966. After the filing of such notice, then upon such specified date, which shall be the operative date of this section for such company, this section shall become operative with respect to the ordinary policies thereafter issued by such company. If a company makes no such election, the operative date of this section for such company shall be January 1, 1966.