Published 5 September 2011
Banned franchising company director Campbell Spencer & his father, Neil Spencer, have been charged with breaches of the Companies Act and also under the Crimes Act.
Also charged with them by the Ministry of Economic Development’s national enforcenemtn unit is Leon Norris, who took over as director of Campbell Spencer’s company Base Franchise Ltd after Mr Spencer was banned from holding office.
Their first court appearance was last Thursday and they were remanded to an Auckland District Court status hearing on Tuesday 1 November.
All 3 have been charged under section 385 of the Companies Act, which relates to the prohibition of a director. Both Spencers have been charged under section 111 of the Crimes Act, relating to making a false statement, and Neil Spencer & Mr Norris have been charged under section 66 of the Crimes Act, which relates to parties to an offence.
Campbell Spencer was banned as a company director for 3 years from 9 December 2009. He was a director of Base Franchise Ltd (incorporated March 2009; Neil Spencer is director & holder of 99 shares, Campbell Spencer holds one share), Pan Pacific Marketing Ltd (now U-Sell East Ltd, Neil & Patricia Spencer directors), Team Maddison (NZ) Ltd (wound up February 2009) and a number of companies now removed from the register – CC-TM Ltd, CSTM Ltd, EC-TM Ltd, MC-TM Ltd, NZG-TM Ltd, Oasis-TM Ltd, Regency Home Management Ltd, Stonehead Management Services Ltd, Team Maddison Franchise Systems Ltd, Team Maddison International Ltd, The Chaucer Group Ltd, The Chaucer Institute Ltd, TTT-TM Ltd, & WD-TM Ltd.
U: The names behind the action, the week to 24 July 2011, part 4, Team Maddison to be struck off
17 February 2010: Banned directors, and their details
4 April 2007: U: The names behind the action, the week to 8 April 2007, part 3, Defamation allegation rejected
21 July 2006: U: The names behind the action, the week to 23 July 2006, part 4, The Chaucer Group wound up
10 June 2006: U: The names behind the action, the week to 11 June 2006, part 3, The Chaucer Group faces liquidation
17 February 2006: U: The names behind the action, the week to 19 February 2006, part 2, Team Maddison folds ahead of court call
2 February 2006: U: The names behind the action, the week to 5 February 2006, part 5, African franchise group pursues Team Maddison
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Attribution: Charges, Companies Register, story written by Bob Dey for the Bob Dey Property Report.