Written Answers. - Dog Licences.

376.

asked the Minister for Finance (i) the current price of a dog licence and (ii) the number of licences issued last year.

The following is the information:— (1) the current price of a dog licence is £1.00 per year or part of a year. A person who keeps a number of dogs may, however, on payment of £25, obtain a general licence to cover all dogs kept by him in a year. (2) The number of licences issued in the year 1976 was 170,087.