Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (561)

Carol Nolan

Question:

561. Deputy Carol Nolan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if an organisation's (details supplied) licence will be suspended until a matter is resolved and assurance provided by it that its database is rectified and the data uploaded to AIMS is correct. [9898/18]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

A small scale problem with discrepancies between the data base used by Horse Sport Ireland and the Department's AIM system has arisen. Horse Sport Ireland and the Department are actively working to resolve apparent discrepancies between data held on a very small number of animals in the Department’s database and the Horse Sport Ireland’s studbook records. These relate to horses registered several years ago in the wake of the introduction of requirements to microchip animals and record their medicinal treatments.