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SCHEDULE 2 Specified Words, Expressions and Abbreviations

1. The words and abbreviations specified are —
(a) "LIMITED" or (with or without full stops) the abbreviation "LTD", and
(b) "UNLIMITED".
2. The words and abbreviations specified as similar to the word and abbreviation set out in inverted commas in paragraph 1 are any in which —
(a) one or more characters has been omitted,
(b) one or more characters, signs, symbols or punctuation has been added, or
(c) each of one or more characters has been substituted by one or more other characters, signs, symbols or punctuation,
in such a way as to be likely to mislead the public as to the legal form of a business if included in a business name.
3. The expressions and abbreviations specified are —
(a) "LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY" or (with or without full stops) the abbreviation "LLC",
(b) "PRIVATE JOINT STOCK COMPANY" or (with or without full stops) the abbreviation "JSC",
(c) "PUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY" or (with or without full stops) the abbreviation "PJSC",
(d) "PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY" or (with or without full stops) the abbreviation "PLC",
(e) "RESTRICTED SCOPE COMPANY" or (with or without full stops) the abbreviation "RSC", and
(f) "LIMITED PARTNERSHIP" or (with or without full stops) the abbreviation "LP".
4. The expressions and abbreviations specified as similar to the expressions and abbreviations set out in inverted commas in paragraph 3 are any in which —
(a) one or more characters has been omitted,
(b) one or more characters, signs, symbols or punctuation has been added, or
(c) each of one or more characters has been substituted by one or more other characters, signs, symbols or punctuation,
in such a way as to be likely to mislead the public as to the legal form of a business if included in a business name.