Registration of a Limited Liability Partnership in Nigeria

Registration of a Limited Liability Partnership in Nigeria

June 15, 2021

The business type known as a Limited Liability partnership (LLP) was introduced in SEC 753 OF THE COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (CAMA) CAP C20 LFN 2020. The registration of a Limited Liberty partnership is suitable for two or more persons in business together with the intention of making profit.

The requirements for the registration of an LLP includes;

  1. Name of the Company
  2. Address of the Company
  3. Objectives of the company
  4. Particulars of all partners during the incorporation
  5. Any other information as may be required.

The Act imposes an imprisonment for anybody who is found guilty of false information as may be required by him during incorporation see Sec 753 (3) of CAMA 2020

It is mandatory that the company has a registered address of the company where all notices or communication can be received.

The act did not limit the registration of a Limited Liability partnership to any particular kind of business object,  but makes it open for all legal businesses.

The effect of registering a Limited Liability partnership is that the business can sue and be sued, it can have a company seal where it chooses to, it can acquire, hold and dispose of property and finally, a Limited Liability partnership will be entitled to do all such things as a corporate body would normally do.

 

618 Bees can help you quickly and easily help you register a Limited Liability Partnership in Nigeria. Log on to our website www.618bees.comor email hello@618bees.com, or give us a call on +2349017190079. 618 Bees will complete your registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

 

 

 

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Frequently Asked

  • When are Annual Returns due for filing?

    A company’s first Annual Returns are due for filing after 18 months of its inception, subsequently it should be filed annually as the name implies. The filing dates could differ for each company depending on their financial year end but must be filed not later than 42 days after its Annual General Meeting.

    The Annual Returns for Business Names is due not later than the 30th of June each year except in the year the business was registered.

  • Must my Company Secretary be a Lawyer?

    Although it’s ideal to have a lawyer as a company secretary, it is not compulsory for small private businesses.

  • Why is mutual assent important in a contract?

    This is one of the key elements of a contract because is shows the meeting of the minds of both parties

  • What are the product categories available when registering with NAFDAC?

    The product categories include: Food, Cosmetics, Drug, Medical Device, Agro-Chemicals & Pesticide, Veterinary Products, Vaccines & Biologicals, Herbal and Nutraceuticals and Water

  • What is data protection?

    Data protection is a legal process of protecting sensitive data.

  • Is my copyright registration in Nigeria protected globally?

    The nature of copyright is territorial, so the copyright work is only protected in the country of registration

  • What are the product categories available when registering with NAFDAC?

    The product categories include: Food, Cosmetics, Drug, Medical Device, Agro-Chemicals & Pesticide, Veterinary Products, Vaccines & Biologicals, Herbal and Nutraceuticals and Water

  • What’s the difference between a business name and an LLC?
    • A business name is a sole proprietorship, usually owned and managed by one individual only. Legally, the sole proprietor and his business are one. It simply means an individual trading with an alias. The sole proprietor is personally liable for all business related obligations.

    • A limited liability company on the other hand is a separate business entity from the individuals that hold its shares and act as directors. Legally, it’s a separate business entity and a person on its own who can transact business, own property separate from its owners and can sue or be sued. 

  • What is a trademark?

    A trademark can be any word, sign, symbol or graphic that you apply to your company, goods or services to distinguish them from those of your competitors; for example, a brand, product or company name, or logo. The trademark serves as a badge of origin for your business and its brands and products, and can consist of words, logos, slogans, colours and shapes, or a combination of all of these.

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