Prosecution Cases 2004

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v. Richard Bennett.

17 May 2004


Details of Defendants: 
Richard Bennett

Address:                                                                                                                                                      51, Whitehorn Road, Artane, Dublin 5 

Venue: 
Dublin District Court. 

Judge: 
District Judge Brady 

Alleged Offence(s): 
Contrary to Section 187 of the Companies Act 1990, whilst not qualified to audit accounts, Mr. Bennett, carrying on business under the name and style of C & R Accounting Services, signed audit reports to the following sets of accounts: · Calgary Trading Company (comp. No. 206049) for financial periods to 31/3/96; 31/3/97; 31/3/98; 31/3/99; 31/3/01; 31/3/02; and 31/3/03; · Action Heating & Plumbing Limited (comp. No. 159308) for financial period to 30/4/97; · Artcast Limited (comp. No. 172490) for financial periods to 31/3/96 and 31/3/97; and · V. Dowler Catering Limited (comp. No. 220053) for financial periods to 31/8/96; 31/8/97 and 31/8/98. 

Outcome: 
The Court convicted on each of the 14 counts. Fines totalling €4,900 were imposed on Mr. Bennett and he was ordered to pay costs of €1,563 to the prosecution.

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