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The summary of responses document sets out the comments received as part of the consultation and provides details of how HMRC will take the scheme forward. The scheme will open for applications on 10 December 2015.
Irish whiskey, Irish cream and Irish poteen are protected under EU legislation as products of Geographical Indication (GI).
HM Revenue and Customs is the verifying authority for UK produced GI spirit drinks.
It is seeking views on:
- its plans to verify Irish whiskey, Irish cream and Irish poteen produced in Northern Ireland or bottled in the UK
- the accompanying assessment of impact