Income Tax Act, 1967.

Mitigation and application of fines and penalties.

512.—(1) The Revenue Commissioners may, in their discretion, mitigate any fine or penalty, or stay or compound any proceedings for recovery thereof, and may also, after judgment, further mitigate or entirely remit the fine or penalty, and may order any person imprisoned for any offence to be discharged before the term of his imprisonment has expired. The Minister for Finance may mitigate or remit any such fine or penalty, either before or after judgment.

(2) Moneys arising from fines, penalties and forfeitures, and all costs, charges and expenses payable in respect thereof or in relation thereto respectively, shall be accounted for and paid to the Revenue Commissioners or as they direct.