• 6. 6. Inappropriate use of indications of LLP type or legal form

    Section 54 applies to LLPs, modified so that it reads as follows —

    • 54. Inappropriate use of indications of LLP type or legal form

      (1) The provisions of the Business and Company Names Rules 2015 relating to inappropriate use of indications of company type or legal form apply to LLPs.
      (2) Those provisions are —
      (a) Rule 5 and Schedule 2, and
      (b) any other provisions of those Rules having effect for the purpose of those provisions.
      (3) As applied to LLPs rule 5 of those rules is modified so as to read as follows —

    • 5. Inappropriate indication of legal form: generally applicable provisions

      (1) An LLP must not be registered under the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015 by a name that includes in any part of the name —
      (a) an expression or abbreviation specified in inverted commas in paragraph 3 of Schedule 2, or
      (b) an expression or abbreviation specified as similar thereto pursuant to paragraph 4 of Schedule 2.
      (2) An LLP must not be registered under the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015 by a name that includes, immediately before the expression "LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP" or the abbreviation "LLP", an abbreviation specified in inverted commas in paragraph 3 of that Schedule (or any abbreviation specified as similar)."