Inactive corporation (Regulation 20)
Use this consent letter if the proposed corporate name may be confused with the name of a corporation that has not carried on business for more than 2 years. If the corporation is not dissolved and has not carried on business for more than 2 years, the inactive corporation must:
- Consent to the use of the name;
- UndertakeFootnote 1 to immediately dissolve or change its corporate name before the proposed corporate name is used.
- Confirm that the corporation has not carried on business for more than 2 years or, if it has been incorporated for less than 2 years, it has not carried on business since it was incorporated.
As the consent is being given by a corporation, the signature must be of an authorized officer and must give his/her title.
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Re: Proposed corporate name of [Insert proposed corporate name]
[Insert name of corporation signing consent] hereby consents to the use of [Insert proposed corporate name] as the corporate name.
[Insert name of corporation signing consent] undertakes to dissolve immediately or to change its name before the corporation proposing to use the proposed corporate name begins to carry on business under that name.
[Insert name of corporation signing consent] confirms that it has not carried on business under its corporate name during the past two years.
Signed in the city of ,
in the province of ,
on this day of , 20.
(Print full name)
(Insert title of officer signing and the name of the corporation)
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