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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2B - BASIC FEATURES OF A COMPANY  

PART 2B.6 - NAMES  

Division 1 - Selecting and using a name  

SECTION 149  ACCEPTABLE ABBREVIATIONS  

149(1)  [Table of abbreviations]  

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


(a) 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


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


(c) with or without full stops.
 Acceptable abbreviations[operative table]
 WordAbbreviation
1CompanyCo or Coy
2ProprietaryPty
3LimitedLtd
4No LiabilityNL
5AustralianAust
6NumberNo
7and&
8Australian Company NumberACN
9Australian Business NumberABN

149(2)  [Word may be used]  


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

 



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