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CORPORATIONS REGULATIONS 2001 - REG 2B.6.02

Consents required for use of certain letters, words and expressions

             (1)  This regulation applies to a name if:

                     (a)  the name:

                              (i)  is the subject of an application for registration of a name under section 117 of the Act; or

                             (ii)  is the subject of an application for reservation of a name under section 152 of that Act; or

                            (iii)  for an application for a change of name under section 157 of the Act--is the name to which the previous name is to be changed; and

                     (b)  the name is, uses or includes:

                              (i)  letters, or a word or expression, specified in column 2 of an item in Part 4 or 5 of Schedule 6; or

                             (ii)  other letters, or another word or expression (whether or not in English), that is of like import to the letters, word or expression specified in the item.

             (2)  In paragraph (1)(b), a reference to letters, a word or an expression being used includes a reference to the letters, word or expression being used:

                     (a)  as part of another word or expression; or

                     (b)  in combination with other words or letters, or other symbols.

             (3)  However, this regulation does not apply to use of the letters ADI as part of another word.

Example:    The letters adi appear in the word traditional .  This regulation does not apply to use of the word traditional .

             (4)  If an item in Part 4 of Schedule 6 applies in relation to the name, the application must be accompanied by the written consent of the Minister who is specified in the item.

             (5)  If an item in Part 5 of Schedule 6 applies in relation to the name, the application must be accompanied by the written consent of the public authority, instrumentality or agency that is specified in the item.



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