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CONTENTS

Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 3152

COMPANIES

BUSINESS NAMES

The Company and Business Names (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2007

Made: 5th November 2007

Coming into force: 6th November 2007

Laid before Parliament: 6th November 2007

 

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 29(1) of the Companies Act 1985(1) and sections 3(1)(a) and 6(1) of the Business Names Act 1985(2).

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Company and Business Names (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 6th November 2007.

Amendment to the Company and Business Names Regulations 1981

2.—(1) The Company and Business Names Regulations 1981(3) are amended as set out in paragraph (2).

(2) In the Schedule to those Regulations, insert—

(a) “Government” after “Giro” in column 1 of the table;

(b) “HPSS” after “Holding” in column 1 of the table;

(c) “HSC” after “HPSS” in column 1 of the table;

(d) “NHS” after “National” in column 1 of the table; and

(e) “Department of Health” opposite “NHS” in column 2 of the table.

Business names

3.—(1) Section 2(1)(b) of the Business Names Act 1985(4) (“the Act”) does not apply to the carrying on of a business under a name which includes a specified word or expression by a person—

(a) to whom the business is transferred on or after the date on which these Regulations come into force; and

(b) who carries on the business under the name which was its lawful business name immediately before that transfer,

during the period of 12 months beginning with the date of the transfer.

(2) Section 2(1)(b) of the Act does not apply to the carrying on of a business under a name which includes a specified word or expression by a person who—

(a) carried on that business immediately before the date on which these Regulations come into force; and

(b) continues to carry it on under the name which immediately before that date was its lawful business name.

(3) For the purposes of this regulation “specified word or expression” means—

(a) “Government”;

(b) “HPSS”;

(c) “HSC”; or

(d) “NHS”.

 
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