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487.102 Name.

The name of each limited partnership as set forth in its certificate of limited partnership:

1. Shall contain the words "limited partnership" or the abbreviation "L.P.".

2. Shall not contain the name of a limited partner unless either or both of the following apply:

a. That name is also the name of a general partner or the corporate name of a corporate general partner.

b. The business of the limited partnership had been carried on under that name before admission of that limited partner.

3. Shall not contain any word or phrase indicating or implying that the limited partnership is organized other than for a purpose stated in its certificate of limited partnership.

4. Shall be distinguishable upon the records of the secretary of state from the name of a corporation or limited partnership organized under the law of this state or licensed or registered as a foreign corporation or foreign limited partnership in this state or a name the exclusive right to which is, at the time, reserved in the manner provided in this chapter, without the written consent of the corporation or limited partnership, which consent shall be filed with the secretary of state, and provided the name is not identical.

5. Shall not contain either the word "corporation" or the word "incorporated" or an abbreviation of either.

Section History: Early form

[C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 9811; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 545.6; 82 Acts, ch 1103, § 102]

Section History: Recent form

83 Acts, ch 144, § 9, 12; 89 Acts, ch 288, § 194 ~IC93, § 487.102

Internal References

Referred to in § 487.303

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