Details of Defendant:
10 Upper Main St, Arklow, Co Wicklow
Arklow District Court
District Judge David Kennedy
Contrary to Section 187 (1) of the Companies Act 1990, Mr Walker, carrying on business under the name and style of Declan Walker & Co., acted as auditor of five companies when not qualified to do so. A total of five charges were before the court relating to Mr Walker having acted as auditor for one financial year in the case of five companies.
On a plea of guilty, the Court convicted the defendant on the five charges pursuant to Section 187(6) and (9) of the Companies Act 1990, imposed fines totalling €6,000 ( €1,500 on each of three charges and €750 on each of two charges) and directed the defendant to pay prosecution costs of €1,250, such sum to be paid within a period of eight months from the date of the Court Order (twenty eight days in default) .