Companies Act 2014

870.

Further offence, where contravention continued after conviction for an offence, and penalties for such offence

870. If the contravention in respect of which a person is convicted of an offence under this Act is continued after the conviction, the person shall be guilty of a further offence on every day on which the contravention continues and for each such offence the person shall be liable—

(a) where the original contravention was a category 1 offence, whether prosecuted summarily or on indictment, on—

(i) conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €5,000, or

(ii) summary conviction, to a class D fine,

(b) where the original contravention was a category 2 offence, whether prosecuted summarily or on indictment, on—

(i) conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €1,000, or

(ii) summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €100,

or

(c) where the original contravention was a category 3 offence or a category 4 offence, on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €50.

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Modifications (not altering text):

C152

Application of section extended (12.03.2015) by Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015 (2/2015), s. 178(1), S.I. No. 85 of 2015; this section commenced (1.06.2015) by Companies Act 2014 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 169 of 2015).

Application of other provisions relating to offences

178. (1) Sections 867 and 870 of the Companies Act 2014 shall apply in relation to offences under this Act as in relation to offences under that Act.

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