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Global Britain―proposals for the UK’s post-Brexit customs, VAT and excise regimes

Published on: 01 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Global Britain―proposals for the UK’s post-Brexit customs, VAT and excise regimes
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  • What is the background to the White Paper?
  • What are the key objectives, provisions and proposals outlined?
  • What do you regard as the notable inclusions and omissions?
  • What provision is made for the ‘no deal’ scenario?
  • Does the White Paper provide sufficient detail for parliamentary scrutiny? Does it provide sufficient detail on the legislative arrangements?
  • Which elements of the proposals will be of most concern for stakeholders?
  • What are the key variables going forward? What should lawyers be aware of?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: A White Paper outlining the government’s wishes on UK customs after Brexit offers conciliatory sentiment but is short on hard detail concerning the infrastructure of UK ports and customs. Nikhil Datta and Swati Dhingra, of The London School of Economics, assess the inclusions and omissions of the paper, and what lawyers should now watch for. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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