This Practice Note provides an overview of the key legislation introduced to give effect to Brexit in UK domestic law. Focussing on the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 and the European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020, this Practice Note examines the key objectives and functions of this Brexit legislation and also highlights a number of public law issues to which Brexit legislation gives rise.
This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in connection with Brexit. It provides an overview of the key definitions and concepts with reference to the relevant provisions of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, as amended.
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