Law and religion round-up – 9th December

Brexit, Brexit and more Brexit…

… but “Brexit” as understood on 29 March 2017 certainly does not mean “Brexit” as understood on 3 December 2018 and may probably mean something different by 29 March 2019. Perhaps the country now needs “strong and stable” leadership?

In which connexion, the CJEU will deliver its ruling on the reversibility of the UK’s declaration under Article 50 TEU (case C-621/18, Wightman) tomorrow, 10 December, at 8 am: more below. And on Thursday at 9.30, the UKSC will hand down its judgment in the case of the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill – A Reference by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland, in which the Law Officers are asking for a ruling on whether the Bill is within the Scottish Parliament’s devolved powers.

The UK, Brexit and Article 50

On Tuesday, Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona issued his Advisory Opinion to the effect that Article 50 TEU allows the unilateral revocation of the notification of the intention to withdraw from the EU until such time as the withdrawal agreement is formally concluded Continue reading