Arizona Revised Statutes § 6-509 Exclusive Use Of Name; Exception

6-509. Exclusive use of name; exception

A. The name of every credit union organized under this chapter shall include the words " credit union" . A credit union shall not adopt a name either identical to the name of any other credit union doing business in this state or so similar as to be misleading or cause confusion.

B. It is unlawful for any person to engage in this state in the business of a credit union or to make use of the words " credit union" or any other words in a manner reasonably calculated to convey the impression that the person is engaged in the business of a credit union in this state, unless the act is done by or on behalf of a person having authority under this chapter, except an association of credit unions, or an organization, corporation or association whose membership or ownership consists primarily of credit unions or credit union organizations, may use a name or title containing the words " credit union" .

C. A credit union may change its name only on the written authorization of the superintendent.

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