Details of Defendant:
John Ralph, Turlough Road, Castlebar, County Mayo
Castlebar District Court
District Judge Mary Devins
The charges were that, as a director of Coast to Coast Couriers Limited, Company No. 307637 (In Liquidation), the defendant:
. breached section 202 of the Companies Act 1990, which requires a
company director to take all reasonable steps to secure compliance by
the company with its requirement to cause to be kept proper books of
. contravened section 293(1)(c) of the Companies Act 1963 which requires
an officer of a company in liquidation to deliver up to the liquidator, or as
he directs, all books and papers in his custody or under his
control belonging to the company and which he is required by law to
. and failed to make a return to the Registrar of Companies, being an
Annual Return, for the year to 31/12/00 containing, inter alia, the register
of members, shares and debentures, contrary to section 125 of the
Companies Act 1963 (as amended).
Judge Devins issued a written judgement.
The charges brought under s202 and s293 of the Companies Act 1990 were dismissed with costs and witness expenses.
On a plea of guilty to the charge under s125 of the Companies Act 1963 (as amended) in relation to the year to 31.12.00, the defendant was convicted and fined a sum of €100. A similar charge relating to the year to 31/12/01 was withdrawn.