33 Name of companies

Name of companies

Section 22(1) of the Act states that except with the consent of the Minister, a company, shall not be registered by a name that, in the opinion of the Registrar, is undesirable or is a name, or a name of a kind, that the Minister has directed the Registrar not to accept for registration.

These relevant sections of the Act are listed below:


Section 22(2)

From the same Act, the Minister shall cause a direction given by him/her under subsection (1) to be published in the Gazzette.


Section 22(3)

A limited company shall have “Berhad” or the abbreviation “Bhd” as part of and at the end of its name.


Section 22(4)
A private company shall have the word “Sendirian” or the abbreviation “Sdn” as part of its name, inserted immediately before the word “Berhad’ or before the abbreviation, “Bhd” or in the case of an unlimited company, at the end of its name.


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