959O Failure to deliver a return.
(1) Any provision of the Acts relating to the taking of any action on the failure of a person to deliver a statement or return pursuant to a notice given under any of the sections referred to in section 959I(3) shall apply to a chargeable person in a case where such a notice has not been given as if the chargeable person had been given a notice on the specified return date for the chargeable period under such one or more of those sections as is appropriate to the provision in question.
(2) A certificate signed by a Revenue officer which certifies that he or she has examined the relevant records and that it appears from those records—
(a) that as respects a chargeable period a named person is a chargeable person, and
(b) that on or before the specified return date for the chargeable period a return in the prescribed form was not received from that chargeable person,
shall be evidence until the contrary is proved that the person so named is a chargeable person as respects that chargeable period and that that person did not on or before the specified return date deliver that return.
(3) A certificate certifying as provided by subsection (2) and purporting to be signed by a Revenue officer may be tendered in evidence without proof and shall be deemed until the contrary is proved to have been signed by such officer.
(4) Sections 1052 and 1054 shall apply to a failure by a chargeable person to deliver a return in accordance with this Chapter as they apply to a failure to deliver a return referred to in section 1052.