Companies Act 2014

CHAPTER 7

Provisions relating to offences generally

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 Director.

(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) F238 [ section 704(6) ; ]

F239 [ (p) section 1401A(5) ;

(q) section 1459(2) ;

(r) F240 [ section 1460(3) ; ] ]

F241 [ (s) section 1487(4) ;

(t) section 1488(3) . ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F238

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.

F239

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.

F240

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

F241

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