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

Indeed. It is the only issue that arises at this stage; after all I accept we don't have a bill, I am proceeding on a hypothesis. But can I say it is part of the current constitutional context within which questions as to whether the Crown can change the law of the land by the prerogative, or indeed whether resolutions of either or both Houses of Parliament can be relevant to the legal question the court has to address, fall to be considered, because part of what the legislative consent convention does is to ensure that where it is properly engaged, the question is relevantly asked: does the devolved legislature agree or not agree with the effects of this, with regard to devolved matters? That is one of the reasons why I say that ultimately what is required here is an act of Parliament to make the decision under Article 50.

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