63. Provision of misleading information etc

(1) If it appears to the Registrar—
(a) that misleading information has been given for the purposes of a company'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 company to change its name.
(2) Any such direction—
(a) must be given within five years of the company's registration by that name, and
(b) must specify the period within which the company is to change its name.
(3) The Registrar may by a further direction extend the period within which the company 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 a company fails to comply with a direction under this section, a contravention of these Regulations is committed by—
(a) the company, and
(b) every officer of the company who is in default.
For this purpose a shadow director is treated as an officer of the company.
(6) A person who commits the contravention referred to in subsection (5) shall be liable to a fine of up to level 7.