Part 1: Part 1: Application, Commencement and Interpretation
Article 1 - Citation
Regulationsmay be referred to as the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations2005.
Article 2 - Application(1) These
Regulationsare made by the Ministerpursuant to Article 9 of the QFC Law and shall apply in the QFC. To the fullest extent permitted by the QFC Law, the laws, rules and regulations of the Stateconcerning limited liability partnerships and branches or offices of foreign limited liability partnerships and investments therein shall not apply in the QFC.(2) References to the CROin these Regulationsare to the Companies Registration Office whose general functions, duties and powers are contained in Regulation No. 2 of 2005, QFC Companies Regulations.
Article 3 - Commencement
Regulationsshall come into force on the date of signature by the Minister.
Article 4 - Language
In accordance with Article 9 of the QFC Law, these
Regulationsare written in the English language and the English text thereof shall be the official original text. Any translation thereof into another language shall not be authoritative and in the event of any discrepancy between the English text of these Regulationsand any other version, the English text shall prevail.