Finance Act, 1963

Substitution of agent, etc., for person not resident in State.

63.—Where a person who is accountable for any tax, or on whom any duties are imposed by this Part of this Act or regulations made thereunder, is not resident in the State, the Revenue Commissioners may, by notice in writing served on any agent, manager or factor, who is resident in the State and has acted on behalf of that person in the matters by reference to which that person is accountable or those duties are imposed, direct that he shall be substituted for that person as the person accountable for the tax or that he shall be under an obligation to discharge those duties or any of them and, upon such direction having been served, he shall stand substituted accordingly and shall be subject to the same penalties as if he were the person who is accountable for the tax or on whom those duties are imposed.