CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2B - BASIC FEATURES OF A COMPANY  

PART 2B.6 - NAMES  

Division 2 - Changing a company's name  

SECTION 159   ASIC'S POWER TO INCLUDE ``LIMITED'' IN COMPANY'S NAME  

159(1)   [ ASIC may change]  

ASIC may change a company's name so that it includes the word ``Limited'' by altering the details of the company's registration to reflect the change if:


(a) the company contravenes any of the requirements or prohibitions in its constitution referred to in subsection 150(1); or


(b) the company modifies its constitution to remove any of those requirements or prohibitions; or


(c) ASIC revokes a licence referred to in section 151 that applies to the company.

159(2)   [ Date of effect]  

The change of name takes effect when ASIC alters the details of the company's registration.


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