The Director of Corporate Enforcement v John O'Connell
Details of Defendant:
Stephens Cooke & Co., Blackhall Court, Blackhall, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Dublin Metropolitan District Court
District Judge John O' Neill
The Defendant was charged with contravention of Section 56(1) and (3) of the Company Law Enforcement Act 2001 that in relation to three companies in liquidation he, the Accused, as liquidator of each company failed to provide to the Director of Corporate Enforcement Reports in the form prescribed by the Regulation made under the 2001 Act relating to those insolvent companies.
On a plea of guilty, Section 1(1) of the Probation of Offenders Act 1907 was imposed on the Defendant in respect of each of the three charges with the Defendant being ordered to pay a sum of €1,000 to the Simon Community and agreeing to pay prosecution costs of €1,250. District Judge John O' Neill directed that the matter again come before the Court on Tuesday the 21st of April 2015, and on hearing that the sums arising had been discharged, Judge O'Neill struck out the charges and Section 1(1) of the Probation of Offenders Act 1907 was imposed on the Defendant.