Dáil Éireann - Volume 501 - 24 February, 1999
Written Answers. - Departmental Investigations.
Mr. Gilmore Mr. Gilmore
66. Mr. Gilmore asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the latest position in relation to the investigation into circumstances of the seizure of a consignment of cattle at the AIBP plant in Nenagh, County Tipperary, in November 1997, which was believed to have been imported from the United Kingdom in contravention of EU veterinary legislation,; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5261/99]
Mr. Walsh Mr. Walsh
Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): The departmental aspect of this investigation is expected to conclude shortly. The Deputy will appreciate that I am unable to disclose information which might prejudice the possibility of a successful prosecution or prosecutions arising from the episode.
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