Companies Act 2014
F526 [ Delivery of copy of entity payment reports and consolidated payment reports to Registrar
1459. (1) A company, the directors of which are required to prepare —
(a) an entity payment report in accordance with section 1450 , or
(b) a consolidated payment report in accordance with section 1451 ,
shall deliver a copy of that entity payment report or consolidated payment report, as the case may be, to the Registrar within 11 months after the end of the financial year of the company.
(2) If a company to which subsection (1) applies fails to comply with the requirements of this section, the company and any officer of it who is in default shall be guilty of a category 3 offence.
(3) In subsection (2) , ‘ officer ’ includes any shadow director and de facto director. ]
Inserted (9.06.2017) by Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (9/2017), s. 87, S.I. No. 246 of 2017, art. 3, subject to transitional provision in art. 4.
Modifications (not altering text):
Application of section extended (1.01.2020) by European Union (Qualifying Partnerships: Accounting and Auditing) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 597 of 2019), reg. 42(5)(a), (b), in effect as per reg. 1(2), (3).
(5) (a) A qualifying partnership that fails to comply with any provision referred to in sections 316(3), 325(6), 332(4), 335(3), 335(6), 337(5), 340(7), 343(11), 347(5), 348(6), 374(4), 376(3), 377(7), 1459 or 1460 of the Principal Act as applied by these Regulations commits an offence.
(b) Where an offence under subparagraph (a) is committed by a qualifying partnership and it is proved that the offence was committed with the consent or connivance, or was attributable to any wilful neglect, of a person who was -
(i) a member of the qualifying partnership,
(ii) a director of such a member, or
(iii) a person purporting to act in either such capacity,
that person shall, as well as the qualifying partnership, be guilty of an offence and may be proceeded against and punished as if he or she were guilty of the first-mentioned offence.