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

My Lord, strictly speaking, as a matter of law, it may have been. Our submission is that if Parliament had expressed its will that the UK join the EEC through these resolutions, if it then passed the Act which makes provision for that joinder, then we would say it would in fact be unlawful for the executive to go against the will of Parliament, because the 1972 Act makes express provision for our entry into the EEC, so that domestic law could be altered, so once the Act was is passed, that is it.

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