1200 Application of this Chapter
1200 Application of this Chapter
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     This Chapter applies to an individual or partnership carrying on business in the United Kingdom under a business name.

References in this Chapter to “a person to whom this Chapter applies” are to such an individual or partnership.

(2)     For the purposes of this Chapter a “business name” means a name other than—

(a)     in the case of an individual, his surname without any addition other than a permitted addition;

(b)     in the case of a partnership—

(i)     the surnames of all partners who are individuals, and

(ii)     the corporate names of all partners who are bodies corporate,

without any addition other than a permitted addition.

(3)     The following are the permitted additions—

(a)     in the case of an individual, his forename or initial;