EPA prosecutes Quipman Ireland Limited

On 8 March 2010 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Quipman Ireland Limited at Cork 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.

Fines totalling €1,500 were imposed for three offences, with the three other offences taken into consideration. Costs totalling €3,500 were awarded to the EPA.