The Retained EU Law Bill is now an Act of Parliament, having received Royal Assent on 29 June 2023. In our blog, published at the end of last year, we explained the draft Bill’s key features. Since then, the Bill has undergone significant amendment. In this blog we consider key differences between the original Bill and the Act.Continue Reading The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023 – Update
On 22 September 2022, the UK government introduced the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022 (the ‘Bill’) to Parliament. The Bill provides a mechanism to remove EU law currently on the national statute book and transition towards only domestically enacted legislation. A revised Bill was published on 29 November 2022 following its first debate in parliament and scrutiny by the Public Bar Committee. If current timelines are maintained, it is anticipated that the Bill would be passed in April or May 2023.
Continue Reading The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022 – key facts and issues