1047 Registered name of overseas company
1047 Registered name of overseas company
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     Regulations under section 1046 (duty to register particulars) must require an overseas company that is required to register particulars to register its name.

(2)     This may be—

(a)     the company's corporate name (that is, its name under the law of the country or territory in which it is incorporated) or

(b)     an alternative name specified in accordance with section 1048.

(3)     Subject only to subsection (5), an EEA company may always register its corporate name.

(4)     In any other case, the following provisions of Part 5 (a company's name) apply in relation to the registration of the name of an overseas company—

(a)     section 53 (prohibited names);

(b)     sections 54 to 56 (sensitive words and expressions);

[(ba)     section 57 (permitted characters etc);]

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