THE PARTNERSHIP ACT, 1932

(ACT NO. IX OF 1932).
  [8th April, 1932]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER VII
REGISTRATION OF FIRMS
 
  Application for registration  
58.(1) The registration of a firm may be effected at any time by sending by post or delivering to the Registrar of the area in which any place of business of the firm is situated or proposed to be situated, a statement in the prescribed form and accompanied by the prescribed fee, stating-

(a) the firm name,

(b) the place or principal place of business of the firm,

(c) the names of any other places where the firm carries on business,

(d) the date when each partner joined the firm,

(e) the names in full and permanent addresses of the partners, and

(f) the duration of the firm.

The statement shall be signed by all the partners, or by their agents specially authorized in this behalf.

(2) Each person signing the statement shall also verify it in the manner prescribed.

1[ 2[ (3) A firm name shall not contain any of the following words, namely:

State or words expressing or implying the sanction, approval or patronage of the Government or of the Bangabandhu, except when the Government signifies its consent to the use of such words as part of the firm name by order in writing.]

(3A) A firm name shall not contain the name of the "United Nations" or its abbreviations through the use of its initial letters or of any subsidiary body set up by that body unless it has obtained the previous authorization of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in writing.

(3B) A firm name shall not contain the name of the "World Health Organization" or its abbreviations through the use of its initial letters unless it has obtained the previous authorization of the Director-General in writing.]
 
 
 
1 Sub-sections (3), (3A) and (3B) were substituted for sub-section (3) by section 2 of the Partnership (Amendment) Act, 1949 (Act No. V of 1949).

2 Sub-section (3) was substituted, for sub-section (3) by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).

 
 

Copyright © 2010, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs