Wednesday, 25 February 2004

Ceisteanna (154)

Bernard Allen

Ceist:

241 Mr. Allen asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government if he proposes to implement a licensing system for all dog breeders subject to minimum care standards. [6231/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government)

My Department is currently engaged in discussions with relevant interests regarding the proper management of kennels in respect of the powers vested in it under the Control of Dogs Acts 1986 and 1992. These discussions are currently ongoing.