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64. Misleading indication of activities

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(1) If in the opinion of the Registrar the name by which an LLP is registered gives so misleading an indication of the nature of its activities as to be likely to cause harm to the public, the Registrar may direct the LLP to change its name.
(2) The direction must be in writing.
(3) The direction must be complied with within a period of six weeks from the date of the direction or such longer period as the Registrar may think fit to allow.

This does not apply if an application is duly made to the Court under the following provisions.
(4) The LLP may apply to the Court to set the direction aside.

The application must be made within the period of three weeks from the date of the direction.
(5) The Court may set the direction aside or confirm it.

If the direction is confirmed, the Court shall specify the period within which the direction is to be complied with.
(6) If an LLP fails to comply with a direction under this section, a contravention of the Companies Regulations is committed by —
(a) the LLP, and
(b) every designated member of the LLP who is in default.
(7) A person who commits the contravention referred to in subsection (6) shall be liable to a fine up to level 4."