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

The relevant section is section 7 of the Immigration Act 1988 which in effect says that, if I just read it out very fast, on MS 12533:

"A person shall not under ... Immigration Act ... require leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom in any case in which he is entitled to do so by virtue of an enforceable right or any provision made under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act ..."

The immigration -- EEA regulations 2006 are that instrument, and therefore the rights flow, not from the Immigration Act 1971; they flow from section 7 of the ECA 1972, section 7 of the Immigration Act 1988, and the EEA Regulations 2006, outside of the remit of prerogative power.

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