9B. Direct payments to farmers: interpretation and status

9B.     Direct payments to farmers: interpretation and status

The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 s 61 applies for the purposes of the Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Act 2020 as it applies for the purposes of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and, in particular, it applies when a court or tribunal is deciding a question as to the validity, meaning or effect of retained EU law governing the CAP direct payment schemes2 as it applies when a court or tribunal is deciding a question as to the validity, meaning or effect of EU law