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

In a sense you have moved on to it, because there are vast swathes of domestic law which have been enacted in domestic law as a result of EU obligations, vast swathes of it. Much of that will not simply be deprived of effect. Unlike the EU elections of course, that will be deprived of effect, because we are no longer members of the club, so we are not entitled to vote. But that is not true of a great deal of the health and safety, the employment legislation, the Equality Act, much of that which is basically inspired by EU law, although usually goes further than required by EU law.

Now, that law will remain in place, presumably, but it will be affected by, for example, the fact that those who are beneficiaries of those laws will not be able to ask this court or indeed any other court to refer a question to the Luxembourg court in order to ensure that our law continues to keep pace with EU law, so it will be modified, won't it.

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