Companies Act 2014

F561 [ Information shall be signed


1488. (1) Information notified under section 1485(1) or 1487(1) by a statutory auditor or audit firm (including a Member State audit firm) shall be signed by the statutory auditor or, as the case may be, a person on behalf of the statutory audit firm.

(2) The signature referred to in subsection (1) may be an electronic signature (within the meaning of Article 3(10) of Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 8 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing Directive 1999/93/EC) if the provision of a signature in that form complies with any requirements in that behalf of the Registrar of the kind referred to in section 13 (2)(a) of the Electronic Commerce Act 2000 .

(3) If information is notified under section 1485(1) or 1487(1) without being signed as required by subsection (1) , the person concerned shall be guilty of a category 4 offence. ]




Inserted (21.09.2018) by Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (22/2018), s. 51, S.I. No. 366 of 2018.