Radio New Zealand Act 1995

Provisions relating to separation

19 Change of name of companies


The Registrar shall—


change the name of the existing company to “The Radio Company Limited” on the New Zealand register; and


change the name of the public radio company to “Radio New Zealand Limited” on the New Zealand register; and


issue new certificates of incorporation for each of the companies recording the change of names.


The change of names—


takes effect from the date of the certificate issued under subsection (1); and


subject to sections 20 and 21, does not affect rights or obligations of either of the companies or legal proceedings by or against either of the companies, and legal proceedings that have or might have been commenced against either company under its former name may be continued or commenced against it under its new name.


Nothing in this section prevents the name of either company being changed in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act 1993.

Section 19(3): amended, on 5 December 2013, by section 14 of the Companies Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 111).