What restrictions are there on the use of the words “university”, “varsity” or “Newfoundland”?
Prohibition against use of university name, etc.
65. (1) Without the authority of the board a person shall not use
or adopt the words "university" or "varsity" either alone or in
conjunction with another word as the name of a firm, partnership,
corporation, joint stock company or otherwise as a trading name or
as the name of a manufactory or of an article or thing offered or
to be offered for sale or as the name of an activity, enterprise or
undertaking, and a person shall not assume or use the coat of arms
or crest of the university, or a design in imitation of it, or
calculated to deceive by its resemblance to them.
(2) Without the authority of the board, a person shall not make use
of the word " Newfoundland " as a part of the name of a university,
school, college, seminary or other institution of learning.
(3) A person who acts in contravention of this section shall be
liable upon summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $100 in
addition to being liable in a civil action instituted against him