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

That is one way of casting it but surely your argument is that it is for this court to decide whether or not the 1972 Act can be set at nought, as Lord Pannick has put it, by the exercise of the prerogative. If we decide that is the position, it is then up to Parliament and indeed the executive to decide what to do. We are not issuing an edict to Parliament or to the executive that you must do this or you must do that; we are simply saying what the law is.

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