CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2B - BASIC FEATURES OF A COMPANY  

PART 2B.6 - NAMES  

Division 1 - Selecting and using a name  

SECTION 149   ACCEPTABLE ABBREVIATIONS  

149(1)   [ Table of abbreviations]  

The abbreviations set out in the following table may be used:


(a) instead of words that this Act requires to be part of a company's name or to be included in a document or on a company's common seal; and


(b) instead of words that are part of a company's name; and


(c) with or without full stops.


Acceptable abbreviations [ operative table ]
Word Abbreviation
1 Company Co or Coy
2 Proprietary Pty
3 Limited Ltd
4 No Liability NL
5 Australian Aust
6 Number No
7 and &
8 Australian Company Number ACN
9 Australian Business Number ABN

149(2)   [ Word may be used]  

If a company's name includes any of these abbreviations, the word corresponding to the abbreviation may be used instead.


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