MCA invites comments on changes in Companies Incorporation rules

Subject:- Amendments in the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014 – reg. name availability


Draft amendment to rule 8 of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014 is attached as an Annexure-A to this notice.

This amendment intends to bring more clarity to the rules related to name availability by:

(i) inclusion of illustrations in the rules;
(ii) providing a clear test to determine as to whether the applied name resembles too nearly with the name of an existing company; and
(iii) bringing more clarity in the rule related to “general names”/descriptive names and trademark applicability;

Suggestion/Comments on the proposed amendments along with justification in brief may be sent latest by 31st December, 2018 through email at

To know more in details, find the enclosed attachment

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on 17 December 2018
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