Business Names Registration Act 2011



The Minister may, by legislative instrument, determine the kinds of name that are undesirable for the purposes of this Act.

The Minister may determine in writing that a business name specified in the determination is to be available to an entity specified in the determination, even though the name is of a kind that is undesirable.

A determination under subsection (2) is not a legislative instrument.

The Minister must, at least 28 days before revoking a determination made under subsection (2) , give notice in writing to the entity specified in the determination:

(a)  informing the entity of the Minister ' s intention to revoke the determination; and

(b)  setting out the Minister ' s reasons for revoking the determination.


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