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European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018―speed read

Published on: 12 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018―speed read
  • What are the notable provisions of EU(W)A 2018 as it now stands?
  • What were the key areas of debate as the Bill made its way through both houses, and how were these resolved?
  • What legislation does EU(W)A 2018 amend?
  • What are the most unfamiliar new features of EU(W)A 2018 which lawyers will need to be familiar with?
  • What are the key timescales and provisions in terms of commencement, savings and transitional provisions?
  • How might the Withdrawal Agreement and Implementation Bill or other Brexit legislation such as the Scottish Continuity Bill affect the operation of EU(W)A 2018?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: In the first of a series of articles to mark the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) completing its passage through Parliament, Simon James, partner at Clifford Chance, provides a brief introduction to this important Brexit legislation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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