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New powers and measures to align devolved Scots law with those in the European Union after the end of the Brexit transition period have been published. The UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Bill will allow or provide for continuity of provision that would otherwise be los

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"It is as if the prorogation order had never existed", Elaine Motion, chairman of Balfour and Manson, told SLN on the day the Inner House ruled in Cherry that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s prorogation of Parliament was unlawful. Last year saw Scotland's legal system come under the world

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The EU will insist that the Court of Justice of the European Union should be able to rule on any post-Brexit agreement with the UK, The Times reports. An internal Brussels diplomatic document states that the EU will argue its court should be able to enforce the terms of a trade, fishing and security

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In the case of Schrems II, the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued an opinion which upholds the validity of the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). S

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Boris Johnson's attempt to give ministers control over which courts are no longer bound by European Court precedent will damage the legal system, Lord Pannick QC has warned. The crossbench peer said he would try to undo the change proposed by clause 26 of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which comes b

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With Christmas, and Brexit, fast approaching, it is a good time to consider how Brexit could affect Santa’s annual task of delivering presents to the children of the UK, writes Iain Halliday. Santa lives in Lapland, in Finland, so we can presume he is a Finnish (and therefore EU) citizen. At t

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to give British judges the power to overturn rulings of the European Court of Justice, The Times reports. Under Theresa May it was agreed that the acquis of EU law would be transferred into domestic law after Brexit. This would mean only the Supreme Court and High

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The number of business-related laws passed by Westminster every year has halved since the Brexit referendum, according to new research. Researchers at Thomson Reuters have found that MPs approved 685 laws affecting business in the year to the end of September 2018, 21 per cent down on the previous y

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