Transcripts (perhaps draft) of the Article 50 ‘Brexit’ Appeal hearings at the Supreme Court

The joint effort involves assuming, and this whole Act is premised on, the prerogative powers continuing to exist. This does not purport to authorise us to ratify. It would not place us in breach if we didn't ratify. It simply says, once on the international plane, you have entered into the treaty, which was signed some time before, once you have ratified, then these are going to be the domestic legal effects.

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