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Public Law weekly highlights—31 October 2019

Published on: 31 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Public Law weekly highlights—31 October 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit headlines
  • Brexit bulletin—Early Parliamentary General Election Bill fast-tracked as European Council adopts decision to extend the Brexit deadline
  • Council Decision on agreement with the UK extending the period under Article 50(3) TEU published in the Official Journal
  • Amending Decision on the signing of the Agreement on UK and Northern Ireland's withdrawal from the EU and European Atomic Energy Community published in the Official Journal
  • UK economy could take 3.5% hit under government’s proposed Brexit deal, institute warns
  • EU funding—updated and further no-deal Brexit guidance from the Cabinet Office
  • Government issues guidance on changes to UK company law in a no-deal Brexit
  • Sanctions against Russia for actions in Ukraine to be continued after Brexit
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Public Law weekly highlights includes selected Brexit headlines and legislation updates, including details of the EU’s agreement to extend Article 50 until 31 January 2020, passage of the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill allowing for an early general election on 12 December 2019, further analysis on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (which is now set to fall), the fifth report on the European Union (Withdrawal) Act and common legislative frameworks and the latest Brexit SIs, including the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) (No 3) Regulations 2019. Case analysis this week includes a Court of Justice decision concerning publication obligations of contracting authorities looking to award public service contracts for rail directly under Regulation 1370/2007/EC, a High Court ruling that compensation was not necessary to afford just satisfaction in a discrimination claim based on the European Convention on Human Rights, plus the latest State aid cases. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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