Application for Availability of Name of company under companies act 2013 cs notes



Posted on 23-03-2016        By ADMIN



1. Application for Availability of Name of company under companies act 2013 cs notes

As per section 4(4) a person may make an application, in such form and manner and accompanied by such fee, as may be prescribed, to the Registrar for the reservation of a name set out in the application as— 

(a) the name of the proposed company; or 

(b) the name to which the company proposes to change its name. 

As per Rule 9 of Companies (incorporation) Rules 2014, an application for the reservation of a name shall be made in Form No. INC.1 along with the fee as provided in the Companies (Registration offices and fees) Rules, 2014. 

According to section 4(2), the name stated in the memorandum of association shall not— 

(a) be identical with or resemble too nearly to the name of an existing company; or (b) be such that its use by the company (i) will constitute an offence under any law for the time being in force; or (ii) is undesirable in the opinion of the Central Government. 

The Registrar may reserve the name for a period of 60 days from the date of the application. 



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