Registration of a Limited Partnership or an Incorporated Limited Partnership - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to enlist a limited partner for the purposes of assisting in raising venture capital for private investment. A limited partnership consists of at least one general partner and one limited partner.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration, you must provide a statement detailing:

  • the firm name
  • the general nature of the business
  • the principal place of business
  • the full name of each of the partners
  • the term, if any, for which the partnership is entered into, and the date of its commencement
  • a statement that the partnership is limited, and the description of every limited partner as such
  • the sum contributed by each limited partner, and whether paid in cash or how otherwise.

Note, a limited partnership or incorporated limited partnership may have any number of limited partners. An incorporated limited partnership has the legal capacity and powers of an individual and also all the powers of a body corporate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Registration of a Limited Partnership - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Justice
Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading

Act(s) name

Partnership Act 1891 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Business Affairs
Department of Justice
Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading


Phone:

1300 654 499

Phone:

03 6165 3400

Fax:

03 6233 4882
consumer.affairs@justice.tas.gov.au

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