Companies Act 2014
F577 [ Duty of each recognised accountancy body with regard to sanctions
1501. (1) Each recognised accountancy body shall ensure that the contractual and other arrangements that exist between it and its members are such as enable the imposition by it of effective, proportionate and dissuasive penalties in respect of statutory auditors and audit firms in cases where statutory audits are not carried out by them in accordance with the relevant provisions.
(2) The contractual and other arrangements referred to in subsection (1) shall comply with the requirements of procedural fairness.
(3) By virtue of this section, the contractual and other arrangements referred to in subsection (1) that subsist for the time being between a recognised accountancy body and its members shall operate and have effect so as to enable the imposition by the recognised accountancy body —
(a) of penalties of a like character to those referred to in that subsection, and
(b) in the cases referred to in that subsection,
in respect of persons who, though not members of the recognised accountancy body, are persons in relation to whom it may, by virtue of section 930C , perform functions under the relevant provisions. ]
Inserted (21.09.2018) by Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (22/2018), s. 51, S.I. No. 366 of 2018.