• 5. 5. Permitted characters etc

    Section 51 applies to LLPs, modified so that it reads as follows —

    • 51. Permitted characters etc

      (1) The provisions of the Business and Company Names Rules 2015 relating to the characters, signs or symbols and punctuation that may be used in a registered name apply to LLPs.
      (2) Those provisions are —
      (a) regulation 2 and Schedule 1, and
      (b) any other provisions of those Regulations having effect for the purpose of those provisions.
      (3) In those provisions as they apply to LLPs —
      (a) for "company" substitute "LLP", and
      (b) for "the Companies Regulations" substitute "the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015".
      (4) An LLP may not be registered under the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015 by a name that consists of or includes anything that is not permitted in accordance with the provisions applied by this section."