55. Name not to be the same as another on the Registrar's register of company names

(1) An LLP must not be registered under the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015 by a name that is the same as another name appearing in the Registrar's register of company names.
(2) The provisions of the Business and Company Names Rules 2015 supplementing this section apply to LLPs.
(3) Those provisions are —
(a) Rule 7 and Schedule 3 (matters that are to be disregarded and words, expressions, signs and symbols that are to be regarded as the same),
(b) Rule 8 (consent to registration of a name which is the same as another in the Registrar's register of company names), and
(c) any other provisions of those Rules having effect for the purpose of those provisions.
(4) In Rule 8 as applied to LLPs —
(a) for "a company" or "the company" substitute "an LLP" or "the LLP",
(b) for "Company Y" substitute "LLP Y", and
(c) in paragraph (1), for "the Companies Regulations" substitute "the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015".