The Authority is seeking to appoint service providers to manage the Dangerous Dogs Index. The contractor will be required to undertake the following services;
a) Maintenance of the system
b) Update the database
c) Issue of Certificates of Exemption
d) Monitor the insurance status of each dog on the database monitor the insurance status of each dog on the Database
e) Operator service providing information about any dog or keeper on the Index in response to requests from police and local authorities;
f) prepare statements of evidence for court proceedings, as required, within the timeframe set by the court;
g) arrange for a representative of the Index to attend Court, as and when required by the Court, and present the evidence in the statement of evidence prepared at paragraph f above.
h) Report to Defra provide Defra with a six monthly update of the information on the Database in January and June of each calendar year; and
i) provide Defra and the Scottish Executive with statistical information from the Database as requested.