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Companies Act 2006

Section 1100: Right to inspect index

1410.This section retains the public right to inspect the index. (It can be searched online, without charge, at The index of company names is important not only as the means of access to the information on the public record of companies incorporated in the United Kingdom but also as the list of names with which a proposed new name is compared to ensure that a new entity is not registered in a name that is the same or similar to that of an existing entity.

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