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Ceasing a Business Name

When an individual, partnership or body corporate ceases to carry on business under a business name, Form RBN3 should be filed in the CRO within three months after the business has ceased. A fee does not apply to Form RBN3.

The form should be signed as follows:

  • Individual: by the individual. In the event of the death of an individual, by the personal representative of the deceased;
  • Partnership: by all persons who were partners of the firm when it ceased to carry on business;
  • Body corporate: by a director or a liquidator.

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