State fails to notify EU of its sugar tax proposal
Ireland is obliged under law to formally notify the European Commission of plans to introduce the tax but has not yet done so
The government has yet to formally notify the EU of its intention to introduce a sugar tax next year, raising fresh doubts about the planned levy on sweetened drinks.
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