ACTION 44: The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform will chair a Data Sharing Clearing House to review whether specific data can be released or shared.
Data Sharing Clearing House
( Action 44 - completed )
The Data Sharing Clearing House has been established. Circular 17/12 has been issued on the matter of data-sharing in the public service, setting out general guidance relating to data-sharing. The Circular is not intended to be an interpretation of the law in this area. The Circular is available at http://circulars.gov.ie/pdf/circular/per/2012/17.pdf
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is actively involved in Data Sharing with other Departments within the regulated limits. Data from DAFMs central database is used in conjunction with others to provide a Single Customer View. While verification of such data including PPS numbers(with DSP) is not currently in real time, This option is being examined.