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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 620.103, Florida Statutes 2004

620.103  Name of limited partnership.--The name of each domestic limited partnership as set forth in its certificate of limited partnership and the name of each foreign limited partnership as set forth in its application for registration as a foreign limited partnership:

(1)  Must contain the word "Limited" or its abbreviation, "Ltd.";

(2)  May not contain the name of a limited partner unless:

(a)  That name is also the name of a general partner or the corporate name of a corporate general partner; or

(b)  The business of the limited partnership had been carried on under that name before the admission of that limited partner; and

(3)  Must be distinguishable from the names of all other entities or filings, except fictitious name registrations pursuant to s. 865.09, organized, registered, or reserved under the laws of this state, the names of which are on file with the Division of Corporations of the Department of State.

History.--s. 3, ch. 86-263; s. 2, ch. 90-162; s. 79, ch. 93-281.