Prohibition of certain names.

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Prohibition of certain names.

Unread postby Admin » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:20 pm

Prohibition of certain names.-

(1) No company shall be registered by a name which in the opinion of the Commission is inappropriate or deceptive or is designed to exploit or offend the religious susceptibilities of the people.

(2) A company shall not be registered by a name identical with that by which a company in existence is already registered, or so nearly resembling that name as to be calculated to deceive, except where the company in existence is in the course of being dissolved and signifies its consent in such manner as the registrar requires.

(3) Except with the prior approval in writing of the Commission, no company shall be registered by a name which contains any words suggesting or calculated to suggest -

(a) the patronage of any, past or present, Pakistani or foreign, Head of State;

(b) any connection with the Federal Government or a Provincial Government or any department or authority of any such Government:

(c) any connection with any corporation set up by or under any Federal or Provincial law; or

(d) the patronage of , or any connection with, any foreign Government or any international organization.

(4) Whenever a question arises as to whether or not the name of a company is in violation of the foregoing provisions of this section, the decision of the Commission shall be final.
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