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49. Names suggesting connection with government or public authority

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(1) The approval of the Registrar is required for a company to be registered under these Regulations with a name that would be likely to give the impression that the company is connected with—
(a) the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates or the Government of any Emirate within the United Arab Emirates,
(b) a municipality within the United Arab Emirates,
(c) any public authority specified for the purposes of this section pursuant to rules made by the Board, or
(d) any other person registered with any governmental authority of the United Arab Emirates or of any Emirate within the United Arab Emirates.
(2) For the purposes of this section "public authority" includes any person or body having functions of a public nature.