Canada Cooperatives Act
Marginal note:Direction to change name
24 (1) The Director may direct a cooperative to change its name if the cooperative’s name contravenes section 23 when the cooperative comes into existence or is continued.
Marginal note:Revocation of name
(2) If a cooperative has not complied with a direction under subsection (1) within sixty days after it is served with a written copy of the direction, the Director may issue a certificate of amendment revoking the name of the cooperative and assigning a new name to it.
Marginal note:Undertaking to change name
(3) If a cooperative acquires a name as a result of a person undertaking to dissolve or to change names, and the undertaking is not honoured, the Director may direct the cooperative to change its name in accordance with section 289, unless the undertaking is honoured within the period specified in subsection (2).
Marginal note:Amendment of articles when certificate of amendment issued
(4) The articles of the cooperative are deemed to be amended accordingly on the date shown in the certificate of amendment issued under subsection (2).
Marginal note:Notice of revocation
(5) On issuing a certificate of amendment under subsection (2), the Director must give notice of the change of name without delay in a publication generally available to the public.
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