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limited

1. (of governing powers, sovereignty, etc.) restricted or checked, by or as if by a constitution, laws, or an assembly
2. US and Canadian (of a train) stopping only at certain stations and having only a set number of cars for passengers
3. Chiefly Brit (of a business enterprise) owned by shareholders whose liability for the enterprise's debts is restricted
4. US and Canadian a limited train, bus, etc.
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"As a private limited company, this Rule will no longer apply, unlocking PS2m of investment.
"Our ability to raise further funds by share subscription for phase two (the stadium) will be significantly enhanced by becoming a private limited company.
The petitioner implored the court to declare the conversion of the corporation into a private limited company as illegal and violative to the constitutional scheme and the Punjab Mineral Corporation Act 1975.
A partnership firm and a limited company are separate assessable entities under the income-tax law.
Areas covered will include business planning; options for sole trader, partnership or limited company status; company formation; registering a business with the tax authorities, including VAT & PAYE; and raising finance.
One example of cause for terminating a limited company is "termination with a valid reason/rightful termination." In this case, the applicant party should submit a filing to the court with a "request for the court's opinion on termination with a valid reason/rightful termination." In doing so, a plaintiff who is also a shareholder in the limited company will be able to ask for termination of the company before the period determined by the articles of association.
The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo), which receives PS4m through 41 police forces of England and Wales, set itself up as a limited company in 1997.
It has not been a long time since its establishment, but it has soon achieved the status of reputed tour operating company and has become a Private Limited Company.
The business has grown and I now want to trade through a limited company, but somebody has registered my business name as a limited company; can I do anything about that?
But lawyers for the club had argued that the debts related to the limited company that holds the Bedford Terrace ground - NOT the actual team which plays in Northern League Division One.
Fire authority chairman Coun John Edwards said: "The ability for us to generate income through the limited company will go some way towards plugging the huge hole in our government grant funding.

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