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Companies Act 2006

Section 82: Requirement to disclose company name etc

185.This section replaces sections 348(1), 349(1), and 351(1) and (2) of the 1985 Act and, insofar as it applies to companies, section 4(1) of the Business Names Act 1985. It provides power for the Secretary of State to make regulations requiring every company:

  • to display a sign with its name and specified other information at specified locations;

  • to include its name and specified other information in specified documents and communications;

  • to provide its name and specified other information to those who request it in the course of business (this is a new provision insofar as it applies to companies doing business under their registered names).

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