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Brexit: What will the Great Repeal Bill do?

The Great Repeal Bill will, according to the UK Government, preserve EU law as it stands at the moment before the UK leaves the EU and allow changes to be made by secondary legislation in order to ensure that it functions sensibly. Though apparently straightforward, the volume and complexity of EU law makes this domestication of EU law a complicated task.

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20 March 2017

Brexit: What will the Great Repeal Bill do?

The Great Repeal Bill will, according to the UK Government, preserve EU law as it stands at the moment before the UK leaves the EU and allow changes to be made by secondary legislation in order to ensure that it functions sensibly. Though apparently straightforward, the volume and complexity of EU law makes this domestication of EU law a complicated task.

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