Companies Act 2014

1446.

Provision as to names of companies formed pursuant to statute

1446. (1) This section applies to a company that—

(a) had been incorporated under a former enactment relating to companies (within the meaning of section 5 ) pursuant to, or in compliance with a requirement of, any statute; and

(b) by virtue of that statute was not required to include the word “limited” or “teoranta” in its name (or, as the case may be, the words “public limited company” or “cuideachta phoiblí theoranta” in its name).

(2) A company to which this section applies, notwithstanding its continuance in existence by a particular Part of this Act, shall not be subject to the requirement in that Part that its name end with a particular set of words.

(3) A company to which this section applies, notwithstanding its re-registration pursuant to Chapter 6 of Part 2 as a designated activity company, shall not be subject to the requirement in Part 16 that its name end with a particular set of words.