Companies Act 2014

865.

Summary prosecutions

865. (1) Summary proceedings in relation to an offence under this Act may be brought and prosecuted by:

(a) the Director of Public Prosecutions; or

(b) the F490[Authority].

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), summary proceedings in relation to an offence under each of the following provisions may be brought and prosecuted by the Registrar:

(a) section 30(8);

(b) section 137(6);

(c) section 343(11);

(d) section 430(10), in so far as it relates to a default under section 430(3);

(e) section 441(3);

(f) section 530(7);

(g) section 531(8), (9) or (10);

(h) section 555(2);

(i) section 592(4);

(j) section 631(4);

(k) section 651;

(l) section 669(8) or (9);

(m) section 680(9);

(n) section 681(5);

(o) F491[section 704(6);]

F492[(p) section 1401A(5);

(q) section 1459(2);

(r) F493[section 1460(3);]]

F494[(s) section 1487(4);

(t) section 1488(3).]

Annotations

Amendments:

F490

Substituted (6.07.2022) by Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 (48/2021), s. 12(1) and sch. 2 ref. no. 255, S.I. No. 335 of 2022.

F491

Substituted (9.06.2017) by Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (9/2017), s. 68(a), S.I. No. 246 of 2017, art. 3, subject to transitional provision in art. 4.

F492

Inserted (9.06.2017) by Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (9/2017), s. 68(b), S.I. No. 246 of 2017, art. 3, subject to transitional provision in art. 4.

F493

Substituted (21.09.2018) by Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (22/2018), s. 14(a), S.I. No. 366 of 2018.

F494

Inserted (21.09.2018) by Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (22/2018), s. 14(b), S.I. No. 366 of 2018.