2021 Georgia Code
Title 14 - Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations
Chapter 4 - Secretary of State Corporations
Article 2 - Incorporation
§ 14-4-23. Objection to Grant of Charter; Hearing Thereon
It shall be the right of any person, order, lodge, society, or corporation interested in the result of an application to obtain a charter or the authorization of articles of incorporation in which the name of such person, order, lodge, society, or corporation is used unlawfully under Code Section 14-4-22 to file written objections and to appear before the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State, after hearing the issue formed by the application and objections filed thereto and after hearing evidence thereon, may in his discretion grant or refuse such charter or articles of incorporation. Such application and objections filed thereto may be heard within the office of the Secretary of State at such reasonable time as he may designate.
(Ga. L. 1923, p. 82, § 2; Code 1933, § 22-203; Code 1933, § 22-4202, enacted by Ga. L. 1968, p. 565, § 1; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 14.)