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Graphic: An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand 1966.


This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

Up-to-date information can be found elsewhere in Te Ara.



Business Names

Except in the case of incorporated bodies, there is no provision in New Zealand for registering business or trading names. This differs from the position in England, Australia, and some other places. Subject to the law which makes a person liable for passing his goods off as those of another, anyone may carry on business under any name he chooses.