2021 Georgia Code
Title 14 - Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations
Chapter 4 - Secretary of State Corporations
Article 2 - Incorporation
§ 14-4-22. Use of Name of Another Without Consent

Universal Citation: GA Code § 14-4-22 (2021)

Whenever application is made to the Secretary of State to obtain a charter or the authorization of articles of incorporation for any purpose, it shall be unlawful for the applicant either to use the name of any person, order, lodge, society, or corporation as a corporate name or to mention any such name in connection with the purpose of such proposed organization without furnishing at the time of application an affidavit of consent executed by such person, order, lodge, society, or corporation.

(Ga. L. 1923, p. 82, § 1; Code 1933, § 22-202; Code 1933, § 22-4201, enacted by Ga. L. 1968, p. 565, § 1.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 18A Am. Jur. 2d, Corporations, §§ 238 et seq.


- 18 C.J.S., Corporations, § 132 et seq.

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