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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Brexit Delivered: The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020

28 January 2020

Following the victory of the Conservative Party at the recent UK general election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has used his large 80 seat majority to push the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 through the new Parliament.

The Act contains significant changes from the Bill that was introduced in the last Parliament where the Government had no majority, including changes reducing Parliament's ability to scrutinise the Brexit process.

This briefing looks at the changes to the Act and their potential impact on the course of Brexit.

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