General partnerships (ANS/DA) Last updated: 30 July 2021. A general partnership is a company of two or more partners who have unlimited, personal liability for the company's obligations. Register a general partnership Make changes to your general partnership? Roles in a general partnership Closing a general partnership There are two types of general partnerships: General partnership (ANS) where all the partners have an unlimited, personal liability for the company’s obligations. General partnership with shared liability (DA) where the partners have shared liability for the company’s obligations.