63. Provision of misleading information etc

(1) If it appears to the Registrar —
(a) that misleading information has been given for the purposes of an LLP's registration by a particular name, or
(b) that an undertaking or assurance has been given for that purpose and has not been fulfilled,
the Registrar may direct the LLP to change its name.
(2) Any such direction —
(a) must be given within five years of the LLP's registration by that name, and
(b) must specify the period within which the LLP is to change its name.
(3) The Registrar may by a further direction extend the period within which the LLP is to change its name.

Any such direction must be given before the end of the period for the time being specified.
(4) A direction under this section must be in writing.
(5) If an LLP fails to comply with a direction under this section, a contravention of the Companies Regulations is committed by —
(a) the LLP, and
(b) every designated member of the LLP who is in default.
(6) A person who commits the contravention referred to in subsection (5) shall be liable to a fine of up to level 7.