Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Ceisteanna (180)

Martin Kenny

Ceist:

180. Deputy Martin Kenny asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department records sheep that are imported at the point of entry; if not, the point at which they are recorded; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3206/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The intra EU movement of animals is recorded on the Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES), which is the EU-wide online management tool for all sanitary requirements on intra-EU trade and importation of animals, semen and embryo, food, feed and plants.  Imports of live animals are recorded on TRACES by the competent authority of the country of origin on the point of exit.