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

That is precisely my submission, and I do say that, if the case against me is that the 2015 Act has altered the position, has altered what the position otherwise would be, then it is incumbent on those who make that submission to show that Parliament has clearly altered what is otherwise the basic constitutional position, and there is no clarity whatsoever in support of the appellant's position.

One has an act in the most general terms that simply does not address the division of power between executive and Parliament. That is not the subject of the act, that has nothing whatsoever to do with that topic, and I therefore respectfully submit that one cannot discern from this Act of Parliament any alteration of constitutional fundamentals, far less in the context of the 1972 Act.

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