P-45, r. 1 - Regulation respecting the application of the Act respecting the legal publicity of sole proprietorships, partnerships and legal persons

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chapter P-45, r. 1
Regulation respecting the application of the Act respecting the legal publicity of sole proprietorships, partnerships and legal persons
LEGAL PUBLICITY
Act respecting the legal publicity of sole proprietorships, partnerships and legal persons
(chapter P-45, ss. 97 to 99 and 526).
P-45
September 1 2012
This Regulation remain in force until revoked or replaced by a regulation made by the Minister under the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises (chapter P-44.1).
S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
DIVISION I
NAMES
1. A natural person operating a sole proprietorship in Québec may not add, in or after the name used by the person, a word or expression indicating a plurality of members, unless such word or expression indicates the person’s trade or profession.
A general partnership indicates its juridical form correctly if it uses the words “general partnership” in or after its name or if it uses the abbreviation “G.P.” only after its name. If it has a limited liability, a limited liability partnership indicates its juridical form properly if it uses the words “limited liability partnership” in or after its name or if it uses the abbreviation “L.L.P.” only after its name.
A limited partnership indicates its juridical form correctly if it uses the words «limited partnership» in or after its name or if it uses the abbreviation “L.P.” only after its name.
O.C. 1856-93, s. 1; O.C. 939-94, s. 1; O.C. 1414-2001, s. 1; O.C. 816-2004, s. 1; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 1.
2. The public authorities contemplated in subparagraph 6 of the first paragraph of section 13 of the Act are
(1)  the reigning monarch, the Governor General and the Lieutenant-Governor;
(2)  the Senate, the House of Commons and the National Assembly;
(3)  the departments of the Government of Canada or of the Gouvernement du Québec and the bodies that are mandataries thereof;
(4)  the bodies to which staff is appointed in accordance with the Public Service Act (chapter F-3.1.1);
(5)  the bodies contemplated in the Public Service Employment Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. P-33);
(6)  the bodies of which the majority of members or the majority of the members of the board of directors are appointed by the Government of Canada or by the Gouvernement du Québec;
(7)  the bodies to which staff is appointed in accordance with a regulation approved by the Government of Canada or by the Gouvernement du Québec;
(8)  the bodies all of the voting shares of which are part of the public domain of Canada or Québec;
(9)  the municipalities constituted under a general or special act;
(10)  the bodies of which the majority of members or the majority of the members of the board of directors are appointed by one or more municipalities;
(11)  the mandatary bodies of municipalities within the meaning of the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Elected Municipal Officers (chapter R-9.3);
(12)  the supramunicipal bodies within the meaning of the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Elected Municipal Officers;
(13)  the bodies of which the majority of members or the majority of the members of the board of directors are appointed by a supramunicipal body within the meaning of the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Elected Municipal Officers;
(14)  the Cree Nation Government and the Kativik Regional Government;
(15)  health and social services agencies;
(15.1)  local health and social services network development agencies;
(16)  public institutions within the meaning of paragraphs 3 and 4 of section 98 of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2);
(17)  public institutions within the meaning of paragraph a of section 10 of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5);
(18)  school boards and regional school boards governed by the Education Act (chapter I-13.3), as well as the Conseil scolaire de l’Île de Montréal;
(19)  the Cree School Board, the Kativik School Board and the Naskapi Education Committee, governed by the Education Act for Cree, Inuit and Naskapi Native Persons (chapter I-14);
(20)  general and vocational colleges;
(21)  the Université du Québec, its constituent universities, research institutes and superior schools within the meaning of the Act respecting the Université du Québec (chapter U-1);
(22)  professional orders within the meaning of the Professional Code (chapter C-26);
(23)  the governments of other States and their diplomatic, consular or commercial representations; and
(24)  international government bodies.
O.C. 1856-93, s. 2; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 2; S.Q. 2013, c. 19, s. 91.
3. The name of a registrant suggests that the registrant is related to another person, partnership or group if it suggests that the registrant
(1)  controls or sponsors the other person, partnership or group;
(2)  is controlled or sponsored by the other person, partnership or group;
(3)  is affiliated with the other person, partnership or group; or
(4)  carries on its activity with the support, approval or authorization of the other person, partnership or group.
O.C. 1856-93, s. 3.
4. In determining whether a name suggests that a registrant is related to another person, partnership or group in the cases mentioned in section 3 or leads to confusion with a name used by another person, partnership or group in Québec, the following criteria shall be taken into account:
(1)  the distinctiveness of each of the names and of each of their elements, their visual or phonetic similarity and the similarity between the images conjured up by the names; and
(2)  the way in which each name is used.
O.C. 1856-93, s. 4.
5. If a name is likely to suggest a relationship or lead to confusion in accordance with the criteria mentioned in section 4, the prominence of each name shall be taken into account, along with the existence of competition or the likelihood of competition between the persons, partnerships or groups that those names designate, with respect to
(1)  their objects or activities;
(2)  the goods they produce or the services they offer, the quantity thereof or the means by which they are produced or offered; and
(3)  the territories where they carry on their activities and the number of persons they serve.
O.C. 1856-93, s. 5.
DIVISION II
(Revoked)
O.C. 1856-93, Div. II; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
6. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 6; O.C. 939-94, s. 2; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 3; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
7. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 7; O.C. 939-94, s. 3; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 4; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
8. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 8; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 5; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
DIVISION III
CHARGES
O.C. 1856-93, Div III; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
9. The charges payable under this regulation are set out in the following table:

|
Consultation of a document deposited in the register | $5
______________________________________________________________|____________________
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Consultation of the register by telephone | $6/record
______________________________________________________________|____________________
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Copy or extract of a document deposited in the register | $5/document
______________________________________________________________|____________________
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Using telecommunications to file a document | $5
______________________________________________________________|____________________
|
Handling | $5
|
O.C. 1856-93, s. 9; O.C. 276-2000, s. 1; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295; .
9.1. (Revoked).
O.C. 1186-2005, s. 6; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
10. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 10; O.C. 276-2000, s. 1; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
11. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 11; O.C. 1039-95, s. 1; O.C. 276-2000, s. 1; O.C. 1414-2001, s. 2; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 7; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
12. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 12; O.C. 1414-2001, s. 3; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 8.
13. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 13; O.C. 276-2000, s. 2; O.C. 650-2001, s. 1; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
14. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 14; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
15. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 15; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
16. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 16; O.C. 650-2001, s. 2; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
16.1. (Revoked).
O.C. 950-95, s. 1; O.C. 276-2000, s. 3.
16.2. (Revoked).
O.C. 950-95, s. 1; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
17. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 17; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
18. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 18; O.C. 276-2000, s. 4; O.C. 650-2001, s. 3; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
19. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 19; O.C. 276-2000, s. 4; O.C. 650-2001, s. 4; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
20. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 20; O.C. 276-2000, s. 4; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 9; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
21. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 21; O.C. 276-2000, s. 4; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
22. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 22; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 10; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
23. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 23; O.C. 276-2000, s. 5; O.C. 309-2002, s. 1.
DIVISION IV
(Revoked)
O.C. 1856-93, Div. IV; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
24. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 24; O.C. 939-94, s. 4; O.C. 1000-95, s. 1; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 11; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
DIVISION V
(Revoked)
O.C. 1856-93, Div. V; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
25. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 25; O.C. 939-94, s. 5; O.C. 1414-2001, s. 4; O.C. 816-2004, s. 2; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 12; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
DIVISION V.1
(Revoked)
O.C. 661-96, s. 1; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
25.1. (Revoked).
O.C. 661-96, s. 1; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
DIVISION V.2
(Revoked)
O.C. 430-2002, s. 1; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
25.2. (Revoked).
O.C. 430-2002, s. 1; O.C. 548-2004, s. 1; M.O. 2012-02-09, s. 7.
DIVISION VI
(Revoked)
(O.C. 1856-93, Div. VI; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
26. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 26; O.C. 276-2000, s. 6; O.C. 650-2001, s. 5; O.C. 1186-2005, s. 13; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
27. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 27; O.C. 276-2000, s. 6; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
28. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 28; O.C. 276-2000, s. 6; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
29. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 29; O.C. 276-2000, s. 6; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
30. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 30; O.C. 276-2000, s. 6; O.C. 650-2001, s. 6; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
31. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 31; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
32. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 32; O.C. 276-2000, s. 7; O.C. 309-2002, s. 1.
33. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 33; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
34. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 34; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
35. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 35; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
36. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 36; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
37. (Revoked).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 37; S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295.
38. (Omis).
O.C. 1856-93, s. 38.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1856-93, 1993 G.O. 2, 7022
O.C. 939-94, 1994 G.O. 2, 2377
S.Q. 1994, c. 40, s. 457
O.C. 950-95, 1995 G.O. 2, 2024
O.C. 1000-95, 1995 G.O. 2, 2093
O.C. 1039-95, 1995 G.O. 2, 2625
O.C. 661-96, 1996 G.O. 2, 2718
O.C. 276-2000, 2000 G.O. 2, 1360
O.C. 650-2001, 2001 G.O. 2, 2551
O.C. 1414-2001, 2001 G.O. 2, 6181
O.C. 309-2002, 2002 G.O. 2, 1671
O.C. 430-2002, 2002 G.O. 2, 2233
O.C. 548-2004, 2004 G.O. 2, 1824
O.C. 816-2004, 2004 G.O. 2, 2619
S.Q. 2005, c. 32, s. 309
O.C. 1186-2005, 2005 G.O. 2, 5162
S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 295
M.O. 2012-02-09, 2012 G.O. 2, 572
S.Q. 2013, c. 19, s. 91