What might a Great Repeal Bill mean for Wales? The Assembly’s External Affairs Committee has set out its view on the Legislating for Brexit White Paper.

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On 30 March 2017 the then UK Government published its White Paper on Legislating for the United Kingdom’s Withdrawal from the European Union. Essentially the White Paper set out the changes the UK Government believed would need to be made to the law and legal frameworks in the UK in preparation for the UK’s exit from the EU.

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Estimating the timeline for Brexit Legislation

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Whilst the precise timeline and details for the introduction of Brexit related legislation is unknown the UK Government’s White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill makes clear that in addition to the Bill itself other pieces of primary UK legislation and a significant amount of subordinate legislation will need to be passed before the UK exits the EU. In Wales, in addition to considering Brexit-related subordinate legislation introduced by Welsh Ministers, Assembly Members and Committees are also likely to wish to scrutinise the impacts of any relevant UK primary legislation on Wales.

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