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Parliamentary supremacy—implied repealIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Parliamentary supremacy the enrolled bill ruleIt is not possible to successfully argue that an Act of Parliament is invalid because of flaws, or even...
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Parliamentary privilege and the Bill of Rights 1688Arguably the most significant of these ‘statutory’ aspects of parliamentary privilege is freedom of...
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The supremacy of EU lawIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 12th Aug
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Obligation to transpose and process EU DirectivesThe transposition of EU Directives is the process by which EU Member States give effect to Directives...
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UK opt-outs in the area of freedom, security and justice [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For guidance...
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Interpretation of EU LegislationIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 12th Aug
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Parliamentary scrutiny of EU legislation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Brexit: This Practice Note...
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Equivalence and effectivenessDevelopment of the principles of equivalence and effectivenessUnder the principle of procedural autonomy, in the absence...
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Amendment and ratification of EU TreatiesThe amendment of the EU Treaties is essential for the development of the European Union. It allows EU...
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European legislative processEU lawThe EU’s core objective of achieving European unification is based exclusively on the rule of law. EU law is an...
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Explanatory memorandum (EU legislative proposals) [Archived]Legal baseThe Proposal has a legal base: [insert legal base][insert legal base] provides...
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Subsidiarity statement (EU legislative proposals) [Archived]Summary of the proposed actionThe Proposal [insert full title of the legislative proposal]...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Alexander Türk of King’s College London 31st Jul
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HarmonisationDefinitionHarmonisation, also known as standardisation or approximation, refers to the determination of EU-wide legally binding standards...
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