EPA prosecutes Passax Electronics Limited

On 5 January 2010 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Passax Electronics Limited at Galway District Court.  The Company pleaded guilty to:

• Placing electrical and electronic equipment on the market at a time when the company was not registered as a producer of such equipment.
• Failing to apply to the producer registration body for registration or renewal of registration.
• Failing to declare the quantities, by weight or number of units, of electrical and electronic equipment placed on the market.

On hearing details of the offences Judge Mary Fahy imposed a fine of €1,000 for the first offence, taking the other offences into account, and awarded costs of €3,000 to the EPA.