Section: References to titles, subtitles, chapters, articles and sections
a. The exclusive right to the use of a limited partnership name may be reserved by:
(1) Any person intending to organize a limited partnership under this chapter and to adopt that name;
(2) Any domestic limited partnership or any foreign limited partnership registered in this State which, in either case, intends to adopt that name;
(3) Any foreign limited partnership intending to register in this State and adopt that name; and
(4) Any person intending to organize a foreign limited partnership and intending to have it register in this State and adopt that name.
b. The reservation shall be made by filing with the Secretary of State an application, executed by the applicant, to reserve a specified name or the first name available for limited partnership use among not more than three specified names. If the Secretary of State finds that the name is available for use by a domestic or foreign limited partnership, he shall reserve the name for the exclusive use of the applicant for a period of 120 days from the date of the application and shall issue a certificate of reservation.
c. The right to the exclusive use of a reserved name may be transferred to any other person by filing in the office of the Secretary of State a notice of the transfer, executed by the applicant for whom the name was reserved and specifying the name and address of the transferee.
d. Any foreign limited partnership may register its partnership name under this chapter, provided its partnership name is available for use under section 6 of this chapter by filing an application for registration executed by a general partner setting forth name of the foreign limited partnership, the state and date of its formation, a brief statement of the business in which it is engaged, and the address of the office required to be maintained in the state of its organization by the laws of that state or, if not so required, the address of the principal office of the foreign limited partnership.
L.1983, c. 489, s. 7, eff. April 1, 1985.
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