(1) A private company is exempt from section 59 (requirement to have name ending with “limited” or permitted alternative) if—
(a) it is a charity,
(b) it is exempted from the requirement of that section by regulations made by the Secretary of State, or
(c) it meets the conditions specified in—
section 61 (continuation of existing exemption: companies limited by shares), or
section 62 (continuation of existing exemption: companies limited by guarantee).
(2) The registrar may refuse to register a private limited company by a name that does not include the word “limited” (or a permitted alternative) unless a statement has been
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