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Brexit: UK Article 50 TEU notification starts the clock—what happens now?

Published on: 29 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Brexit: UK Article 50 TEU notification starts the clock—what happens now?
  • Original news
  • How was notification given?
  • What did the notice say?
  • What happens now?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: On 29 March 2017, following completion of the process of parliamentary approval and Royal Assent of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017, the UK Prime Minister gave formal notice triggering Article 50 TEU, which commences the two-year process of the UK withdrawing from the EU. On this historic occasion, Adam Cygan, Professor of Law at the University of Leicester, considers the UK’s notification of its intention to withdraw from the EU and recaps on some of the key steps ahead now that the clock has started to run on Brexit. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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