Companies Act 2014

F671[Appeals to and orders of court, including orders confirming decisions of Authority


944AH. (1) In an appeal under section 944AA(3), the court may consider any evidence adduced or argument made, whether or not adduced or made to the Authority.

(2) On the hearing of such an appeal, the court may make any order or give any direction it thinks fit, including an order—

(a) confirming the decision under appeal, or

(b) modifying or annulling that decision.

(3) A relevant decision, in so far as it relates to the imposition of a relevant sanction on a relevant director, does not take effect until that decision is confirmed by the court either—

(a) on appeal under section 944AA(3), or

(b) on application by the Authority under subsection (4).

(4) On application by motion on notice by the Authority for an order confirming a decision referred to in subsection (3), the court may make an order confirming the decision or may refuse to make such an order.

(5) On an application under section 944AD(4) for an order compelling compliance with a section 944AD agreement, the court may make any order or give any direction as it thinks fit.]




Inserted (6.07.2022) by Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 (48/2021), s. 10, S.I. No. 335 of 2022.