On 30 March 2019 an agreement – EU – UK Deal can enter into force. On 29 March 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May notified the European Council of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the European Union (Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union). Her letter to Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, formally began the process of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
According to Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the Union shall negotiate and conclude with the United Kingdom the agreement setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal, taking account of the framework for its future relationship with the Union.
Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement
The European Commission and the United Kingdom’s negotiators have reached an agreement on the entirety of the Withdrawal Agreement of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, as provided for under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.
The Withdrawal Agreement -signed om 14 November 2018- establishes the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It ensures that the withdrawal will happen in an orderly manner, and offers legal certainty once the Treaties and EU law will cease to apply to the UK.
The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council are now taking the necessary steps to ensure that the agreement can enter into force on 30 March 2019.
The Withdrawal Agreement establishes the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
It’s designed to facilitate an orderly withdrawal and provide legal certainty once the Treaties and EU law cease to apply to the UK on 29 March 2019.
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