Glossary of Terms
Disclaimer: Terms in this glossary are provided for general information only and should not be taken as constituting professional advice from the website owner – the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
The words in brackets do not form part of the term. Where 'Business names' and/or 'SMSF auditors' appears in brackets alongside a term, this denotes the definition is only to be used in reference to the relevant register. These terms do not apply to any other ASIC services.
Viewing entries beginning with 'H'
- Held (Business names)
A proposed business name which is not currently available to register because the name:
- is already held
- has been applied for and the application is being considered
- is being applied for or cancelled and the decision to do so is under review
- is being cancelled, and/or
- is required by a state or territory of Australia to be held to support transition to the Business Names Register.