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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the transitional arrangements provided in Part 4 of the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period. During this period, the UK continues to be treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes, though it will not participate in the political institutions and governance structures of the EU. The UK must continue to adhere to its obligations under EU law (including EU treaties, legislation, principles and international agreements), and to submit to the continuing jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)1380916, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement.
Further reading on the legal terms and implications of the UK’s exit from the EU, see Practice Note: Brexit—introduction to the Withdrawal Agreement and Brexit toolkit.
Various Brexit SIs were made in preparation for Brexit in exercise of legislative powers under the European Communities Act 1972 and the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) to address failures of retained EU law to operate effectively, and other deficiencies arising from the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. Most Brexit SIs, particularly those introduced under
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