Prosecution Cases 2006

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v Harding Fabrications Limited AND Brendan O’Brien AND Keith O’Brien.

28 March 2006


Details of Defendants: 
Harding Fabrications Limited 

Company Number: 373924

Registered Office: 14 Slademore Drive, Ard Na Greine, Dublin 13.

Brendan O’Brien
And
Keith O’Brien 

Address: 
both of 14 Slademore Drive, Ard Na Greine, Dublin 13. 

Venue: 
Dublin District Court. 

Judge: 
District Judge Watkin. 

Alleged Offence(s): 
The defendants were each charged with an offence under section 202 of the Companies Act 1990, which requires the keeping of proper books of account. The charges related to the financial year ending the 31st of December, 2004. 

Outcome: 
On a plea of guilty, the Court convicted the company and Brendan O’Brien of a single offence under section 202 of the Companies Act 1990 in relation to the financial year to 31st of December, 2004, imposed a fine of €100 on each party and directed that they each pay prosecution costs of €200. In the case of Keith O’Brien the Court, having thought the charge proven, proceeded (under Section 1(1) of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1907) to dismiss the charge, subject to the defendant paying prosecution costs of €200.

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