Prosecution Cases 2005

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v. Tony (a.k.a. Anthony) McGreevey and Conor McGreevey

17 November 2005


Details of Defendants: 
Tony (a.k.a. Anthony) McGreevey, and 
Conor McGreevey 

Address: 
Petitswood Manor, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. 

Venue: 
Mullingar District Court. 

Judge: 
District Judge Neilan 

Alleged Offence(s): 
The defendants were each charged with contravention of Section 183 (1) of the Companies Act, 1963 in acting as a director of Covert Inns Limited for the period 22nd May, 2003 to the 25th February 2005 while undischarged bankrupts within the meaning of Section 2(1) of the Companies Act, 1963 (as amended). 

Outcome: 
On a plea of guilty the defendants were convicted and fined €750 each. They were further ordered to pay prosecution costs totalling €1,000. The court noted that, having been convicted of an offence under Section 183(1) of the Companies Act 1963, Tony (a.k.a. Anthony) McGreevey and Conor McGreevey are deemed, pursuant to Section 183(2) of the same act, to be the subject of a disqualification order. The effect of this provision is that both individuals are disqualified from being appointed or acting as auditor, director or other officer, receiver, liquidator or examiner or being in any way, whether directly or indirectly, concerned or taking part in the promotion, formation or management of any company or society registered under the Industrial Provident Societies Acts 1893 to 1978 for a period of 5 years commencing 17th November, 2005

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