This petition is a model to assist you in preparing your application. It is only a suggestion and is not intended to replace legal advice. Consider consulting a lawyer or another professional advisor to ensure that the specific needs of your board of trade are met.
To His Excellency the Governor General-in-Council
The petition of (current name of board of trade)
We declare that:
- The above-named board of trade was registered under the provisions of the Boards of Trade Act on the day of , 20;
- The board of trade has pursued the objects for which it was registered, and has exercised since the date of its registration the powers and privileges given to it by the Boards of Trade Act;
- The board of trade held a general meeting at on the day of , 20 and all members in good standing received notice of it. The members resolved that an application be made to change the name of the board of trade to ; and
- The change of name will not conflict in any way with the name of any other board of trade and is not desired for any improper purpose.
We respectfully request that Your Excellency changes the name of the board of trade.
City of ,
in the Province of
this day of , 20.