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Public Limited Company

A primarily British term for a publicly-traded company. The term derives from the facts that the company issues shares that may be bought and sold by the general public and all shareholders have limited liability.

public limited company (Plc)

see JOINT STOCK COMPANY.
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NAB has used all channels of communications for getting record of 56 public limited companies of the Punjab but still NAB has not received complete record,' he said.
NAB has used all channels of communications for provision of record of 56 public limited companies of Punjab but still NAB has not received complete record, sources added.
The draft bill categorises banks and financial institutions, cooperatives, insurance companies, public limited companies listed on the stock exchange, non-government organisations and consumer committees established to preserve and use natural resources as public entities.
On November 17, NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal had taken notice of multiple allegations, with regards to the establishment 56 public limited companies by the Punjab government and directed the NAB to collect evidence.
The decision was taken after the Bureau received complaints against these public limited companies for not conducing their regular performance audit, alleged involvement in corrupt practices, injudicious use of resources, induction of blue-eyed people in violation of merit and rules and regulations.
The aggregate results of the select NGNF public limited companies in 2014-15 revealed moderation in sales growth and improvement in net profit growth.
Fateh Group's (fifteen public limited companies incorporated in Pakistan and eight companies incorporated outside Pakistan) production facilities are spread over on about hundred acres of land, concentrated in the city of Hyderabad (Sind) having work force over eight thousand.
i) Public Limited Companies, (ii) Private Limited Companies, (iii) Government Department Enterprises and (iv) Public Corporations.
It passed a law that required Norway's 500 Public Limited Companies (PLC) to fill forty per cent of their board seats with the under-represented gender within two years.
Combine seven company law directives, spanning topics such as mergers, public limited companies, limited liability, and others;
In 1998 German public limited companies were obliged to establish a monitoring system for early recognition of developments that might endanger the company as a going concern.
This report was updated on January 2005 and provides in-depth analysis of public limited companies operating in the cement sector of Pakistan.

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