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(1)A body’s name falls within this section if it is—
(a)the same as, or too like, the name of a charity,
(b)likely to mislead the public as to the true nature of the purposes of the body or of the activities which it carries on, or intends to carry on, in pursuit of those purposes,
(c)likely to give the impression that the body is connected in some way to the Scottish Administration, Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom or any local authority, or with any other person, when it is not so connected, or
(2)The reference in subsection (1)(b) to a body’s purposes are—
(a)in the case of an applicant, the purposes set out in the statement accompanying its application,
(b)in the case of a charity, the purposes set out in its entry in the Register, and
(c)in the case of an SCIO proposed in an application under section 54(1), 56(1) or 59(1), the purposes set out in the SCIO’s proposed constitution accompanying the application.
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