Consumer Credit Act 1995

Penalties.

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F55[13.(1) A person who is guilty of an offence under this Act shall be liable

(a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding 3,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or both, or

(b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding 100,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or both.

(2) Where a person is convicted of an offence under this Act and there is a continuation of the offence by the person after his or her conviction, the person shall be guilty of a further offence on every day on which the contravention continues and for each such offence shall be liable

(a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding 1,000, or

(b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding 10,000.]

Annotations

Amendments:

F55

Substituted (30.06.2005) by Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (12/2005), s. 82, S.I. No. 323 of 2005.

Editorial Notes:

E41

A fine of €1,000 translates into a class D fine, not exceeding €1,000, as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 7(2) and table ref. no. 1, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.