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

So we see from that in parliamentary sovereignty purposes, the reason this has been done was because although it was thought the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty was sufficient to ensure that EU law was not supreme in the parliamentary sovereignty sense, section 18 is declaratory, and it is really belt and braces, to make it absolutely clear to everybody that EU law rights solely take effect under English domestic law through the will of Parliament.

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