• Part 1: Part 1: Application, Commencement and Interpretation

    • Article 1 - Citation

      These Regulations may be referred to as the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2005.

    • Article 2 - Application

      (1) These Regulations are made by the Minister pursuant 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 State concerning 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 CRO in these Regulations are 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

      These Regulations shall come into force on the date of signature by the Minister.

    • Article 4 - Language

      In accordance with Article 9 of the QFC Law, these Regulations are 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 Regulations and any other version, the English text shall prevail.

    • Article 5 - Interpretation

      Words and expressions used in these Regulations and interpretative provisions applying to these Regulations are set out in Part 15.

      Amended by QFCA RM2012-1 (as from 11th April 2012)