Prosecution Cases 2006

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v. Colin Sullivan AND Amanda (a.k.a. Mandy) Sullivan

03 March 2006


Details of Defendants: 
Colin Sullivan
AND
Amanda (a.k.a. Mandy) Sullivan 

Address: 
Both of 149 Cedarfield, Donore Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

Venue: 
Drogheda District Court. 

Judge: 
District Judge Brennan 

Alleged Offences: 
The defendants were charged with contravention of section 161 (1) of the Companies Act 1990 in acting as directors of D.H.S. Flooring Limited, Company No. 342544, while subject to a restriction order made by the High Court pursuant to section 150 of the same Act and failing to abide by the conditions prescribed in the Act for continuing to act as a company director. 

Outcome: 
On a plea of guilty, Colin Sullivan and Amanda Sullivan were convicted and the court imposed a 6-month term of imprisonment suspended for 5 years on each defendant and ordered that they pay prosecution costs totalling €400. 

Having been convicted of an offence under section 161(1) of the Companies Act 1990, the defendants are deemed, pursuant to section 161(2) of the same Act, to be the subject of a disqualification order. The effect of this provision is that Colin Sullivan and Amanda Sullivan 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 and Provident Societies Acts 1893 to 1978 for a period of 5 years commencing 3rd March, 2006.

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