60 Exemption from requirement as to use of “limited”
60 Exemption from requirement as to use of “limited”
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(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 delivered to him that the company meets the conditions for exemption.