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

My Lords, there were many other things to say. I simply mention in passing the final point on the 2011 Act which is section 18, which insofar as it assists, suggests at least that the basis for the rights to remain effective in domestic law was the 1972 Act itself; and we respectfully say it is striking it doesn't say: so long as the treaties shall remain in force on the international plane; or wording to the contrary.

So we respectfully say that there is an utterly consistent picture from Blackburn through the parliamentary materials that my learned friends have identified, all the way through to Shindler, and with section 18 appearing in 2011, that the premise of the statutory scheme is that only Parliament may authorise notification under Article 50.

My Lords, my Lady, unless I can help the court further, those are our submissions.

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