The Mauritius have a series of company laws which are defined in the Maurituis Companies Act 2001. You will find below the key extracts from the Maurituis Companies Act along with the full act.
Where the liability of the shareholders of a company is limited, the registeredname of the company shall end with the word "Limited" or the word "Limitée" or the abbreviation "Ltd" or "Ltée".
§35 (1) No company including a foreign company shall be registered under a name which is identical with that of an existing company
(2) Except with the Minister’s written consent, no company including a foreign company shall be registered under a name which includes - the word “Authority”, “Corporation”, “Government”, “Mauritius”, “National”, “President”, “Presidential”, “Regional”, "Republic", “State”, or any other word which in the Registrar’s opinion suggests, that it enjoys the patronage of the Government or of a statutory corporation, or of the Government of any other State;
Every company shall always have a registered office in Mauritius to which all communications and notices may be addressed and which shall constitute the address for service of legal proceedings on the company;
For the purposes of this Act, the constitution of a company shall -
(1)A company shall appoint a natural person as director.
(2) No person shall be appointed, or hold office, as a director of a company if he is a person who-
(1) Subject to the constitution of a company, a shareholder shall not be liable for an obligation of the company by reason only of being a shareholder.
(2) Subject to the constitution of a company, the liability of a shareholder to the company shall be limited to -
(1) A share in a company shall be a movable property.
(4) Subject to the constitution of the company, different classes of shares may be issued in a company.
(5) Without limiting subsection (4), shares in a company may -
(1) A company shall maintain a stated capital account for each class of shares it issues in which it shall enter the stated capital in relation to that class of shares.
(2) A company shall not reduce its stated capital except as provided under section 62.
(3) The provisions of this Act relating to stated capital shall not apply to a company which is an investment company including an authorised mutual fund.
The Court may, on the application of a shareholder or director, creditor or liquidator , order that a company that has been removed from the register of companies be restored to the register on payment of the prescribed fee where the Court is satisfied that at the time the company was removed from the register -