The status of EU law in the UK after Brexit
Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner of Head of Legal
The status of EU law in the UK after Brexit

The following Public Law practice note Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner of Head of Legal provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • The status of EU law in the UK after Brexit
  • EU Treaties
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • Effect of Brexit on EU law itself
  • The European Communities Act 1972
  • The Repeal Bill
  • UK 'gateway' for directly applicable and directly effective EU law
  • UK implementation of EU obligations by secondary legislation
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for public law?

STOP PRESS: The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) received Royal Assent on 26 June 2018, see: LNB News 27/06/2018 48 and Brexit Bulletin—European Union (Withdrawal) Bill receives Royal Assent. Certain provisions, including powers to legislate, provisions concerning devolution, parliamentary approval (meaningful vote), financial and other matters entered into force on 26 June 2018. Other key provisions, including repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 and other primary legislation, retention, publication and status of retained EU law, rules of evidence and interpretation (including the definition of exit day) are to be appointed. The EU(W)A 2018 enables the government to use delegated legislative powers to prepare the UK statute book for Brexit. The aim is to introduce legislation necessary to ensure an orderly exit from the EU in UK law, reflecting the preservation/retention of existing EU law in UK law

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