Prosecution Cases 2005

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v Mary Kane

21 October 2005


Details of Defendant:
Mary Kane, director of Kanes Travel Agency (Longford) Ltd.

Company Number: 63823.

Registered Office: 27, Ballymahon St, Longford.

Venue:                                                                                                                                                      Granard District Court, Co Longford. 

Judge:
District Judge John Neilan

Alleged Offence(s):
The defendant was charged with 6 counts of having, as an officer of Kanes Travel Agency (Longford) Ltd, authorised or permitted that company to lend sums of money to herself (then being a director of that company) knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the company was thereby contravening section 31 of the Companies Act 1990. These are indictable offences under section 40(1) of the Companies Act 1990. 

Outcome:
The defendant having pleaded guilty, and the Court having thought the charges proven, the Court proceeded (under section 1(1) of the Probation of Offenders Act 1907) to dismiss the charges having noted the defendant's contribution to a charitable organisation in Longford.

Court Rulings

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