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Acceptable abbreviations

(1) The abbreviations set out in the following table may be used:

instead of words that this Act requires to be part of a company's name or to be included in a document or on a company's common seal; and

instead of words that are part of a company's name; and

with or without full stops.

Acceptable abbreviations [operative table]
Word Abbreviation
1 Company Co or Coy
2 Proprietary Pty
3 Limited Ltd
4 No Liability NL
5 Australian Aust
6 Number No
7 and &
8 Australian Company Number ACN

(2) If a company's name includes any of these abbreviations, the word corresponding to the abbreviation may be used instead.

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