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

But of course Mr Eadie does not put his case like that. He doesn't suggest that there is any statutory power to notify, he is very clear about this; he is not saying: look at the 2011 Act or any of the other post 1972 statutes, they confer a statutory power. His case is and has to be that the later legislation is, as he puts it, confirmatory of a prerogative power that previously existed.

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