Part 3: Part 3: Incorporation and Registration
Article 9 - Incorporation of a Limited Liability Partnership(1) Two or more persons may apply for the incorporation of a
Limited Liability Partnershipfor the purpose of carrying on a Businessof a kind permitted by the QFC Lawto be conducted in the QFCby signing and filing with the CROan Incorporation Documentand a Limited Liability Partnership Agreementtogether with the Prescribed Feeand otherwise complying with the requirements of these Regulationsin respect of registration.(2) The Incorporation Documentfiled with the CROshall set out or have attached thereto:(A) the name of the Limited Liability Partnershipwhich must comply with Article 19 of these Regulations;(B) the nature of the Businessto be conducted by the Limited Liability Partnershipand it shall be sufficient to state that the purpose of the Limited Liability Partnershipis to engage in any lawful act or activity for which Limited Liability Partnershipsmay be incorporated under the QFC Lawand Regulations;(C) the address of the registered office of the Limited Liability Partnership, which shall be in the QFC;(D) the date of the financial year end of the Limited Liability Partnership;(E) the full Name, Address, date of birth, nationality and business occupation of all of the persons who are to be Membersof the Limited Liability Partnershipon incorporation together with a declaration that each of them is qualified to act as a Memberof a Limited Liability Partnershippursuant to these Regulations;(F) either the full Name, Address, date of birth, nationality and business occupation of those persons who are to be Designated Membersor a statement that every person who from time to time is a Memberof the Limited Liability Partnershipis a Designated Member; and(G) such other particulars as the CROmay require from time to time.(3) The Incorporation Documentand all other documentation required to be submitted to the CROshall be in English and shall be in such form as the CROmay prescribe or approve from time to time.
Article 10 - Registration(1) No
Limited Liability Partnershipshall be incorporated without the consent of the CRO.(2) On incorporation the CROshall:(A) give a certificate that the Limited Liability Partnershipis incorporated with the name specified in the certificate and with effect from the date of the certificate;(B) allocate to the Limited Liability Partnershipa number, which shall be the Limited Liability Partnership'sregistered number; and(C) enter the name and registered number of the Limited Liability Partnershipin the index of names and registered numbers maintained by the CROunder these Regulationsor the Companies Regulations.(3) A certificate of incorporation shall be conclusive evidence that the Limited Liability Partnershipis incorporated with the name specified in it and the requirements of these Regulationshave been complied with in respect of the incorporation and registration of the Limited Liability Partnershipand thereafter no defect in the process prior to the incorporation thereof shall affect the validity of its incorporation.(4) From the date of incorporation, the Membersof the Limited Liability Partnershipfrom time to time shall be a Body Corporatehaving the name contained in the certificate of incorporation and capable forthwith of exercising all the functions of an incorporated Limited Liability Partnership.(5) A decision of the CROrefusing to issue a certificate of incorporation may be reviewed consistent with any applicable standards and procedures issued by the QFC Authorityfor such purpose.