1193 Name suggesting connection with government or public authority
1193 Name suggesting connection with government or public authority
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     A person must not, without the approval of the Secretary of State, carry on business in the United Kingdom under a name that would be likely to give the impression that the business is connected with—

(a)     Her Majesty's Government, any part of the Scottish administration[, the Welsh Assembly Government] or Her Majesty's Government in Northern Ireland,

(b)     any local authority, or

(c)     any public authority specified for the purposes of this section by regulations made by the Secretary of State.

(2)     For the purposes of this section—

“local authority” means—

(a)     a local authority within the meaning of the

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