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No-deal Brexit—the view from Scotland

Published on: 18 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • No-deal Brexit—the view from Scotland
  • What are the specific priorities for Scotland in preparing for the no-deal Brexit scenario? How does the position differ to the rest of the UK?
  • How far have preparations for no-deal progressed? What legislation, guidance etc has been finalised? What work still needs to be done?
  • Is there any outstanding UK-wide legislation or policy of particular importance for Scotland in a no-deal scenario?
  • What would change on day one of a no-deal Brexit in Scotland? What will be the priority matters for resolution after that?
  • There have been a number of legal challenges concerning Brexit preparations brought in the Scottish courts—what is the current status and potential impact of this litigation?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: Brexit will have a significant impact on the UK’s devolved administrations. Lynda Towers, director of public law at Morton Fraser, turns to Scotland and discusses the current situation and potential impacts of a no-deal Brexit. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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