Customer Services

Compliance and enforcement action comprises a substantial part of the ODCE's work, and this will support the general public interest of developing and maintaining good legal standards of corporate practice. Consistent with this general mandate, the Office is offering a number of discrete services to the general public on the following lines:

  • Compliance Information
  • General Information
  • Company Law Complaints
  • Consultation


In addition, we offer the facility to contact the Office regarding customer service issues, information on how the Freedom of Information Act operates in the Office, and the facility to register an interest in receiving notification when new information is posted to the website. 

Customer Service Information

The Office is committed to delivering quality service in an efficient, effective and timely manner. We aim to provide high quality services to customers as stated in our Customer Charter and to continually improve the standard of the service we provide. The Customer Service Action Plan will support the implementation of service commitments given in our Customer Charter.

As a customer you may be dissatisfied with the quality of service you received from the Office. We recognise that mistakes can be made and delays occur. Our complaint procedures are designed to assist you in making a complaint so that we can respond and, where possible, put things right.

Our Customer Service documents have been developed to give effect to this commitment.

Court Rulings

The Director of Public Prosecutions v Mary Donnelly

Author: Maria Leavy/24 April 2017/Categories: Prosecution Cases 2017

Rate this article:
4.3

Woman pleads guilty to Fraudulent Trading

Acting on the directions of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Gardai from the ODCE this morning arrested a woman and charged her with one count of fraudulent trading contrary to section 297 of the Companies Act 1963 (as amended). The woman was brought before Limerick District Court, where, following evidence of arrest, charge and caution she entered a plea of guilty and was sent forward for sentencing to the next sitting of Limerick Circuit Criminal Court.

Full details of the charge are set out below:

"That you Mary Donnelly, between the 1st day of January 2013 and the 25th day of October 2013, both days inclusive, within the County of Limerick, were knowingly a party to the carrying on of the business of a company Shannonside Audio/Video Limited for a fraudulent purpose namely the dishonest solicitation of payments from Close Invoice Finance Limited trading as Close Brothers Commercial Finance by furnishing false or misleading invoices: Contrary to Section 297 of the Companies Act, 1963 as substituted by Section 137 of the Companies Act, 1990."

Number of views (65394)/Comments (0)

Tags:

What's New

Disclosure - Non Financial Information

Large -  companies, groups and undertakings are required to ​​​​​disclose and publish their policies on non-financial matters each financial year.