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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a Brexit SI...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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Published on 18 December 2017, this year’s Brexit round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU (aka 'Brexit'). On 29 March 2017, the UK...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in...

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This Practice Note outlines the possible arrangements for trading with the EU Member States, with reference to key models for existing trading relationships which have...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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This Practice Note discusses the legal implications for Scotland of the UK exiting the EU. Specific implications arise, in particular, from the UK’s arrangements for the...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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The EU’s external responsibilities are defined in accordance with whether they are conferred on the EU or on the member states. These responsibilities are: •...

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The limits of EU competences The limits of EU competences are governed by the principle of conferral (also known as principle of attribution of powers). This principle...

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The EFTA Court has jurisdiction in relation to EFTA states which are parties to the European Economic Area agreement. At present, these states are Iceland, Liechtenstein...

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