The Preparatory Action on Defence Research and European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

This instrument revokes the European Commission Decisions on the financing of the Preparatory Action on Defence Research, establishing the European Defence Industrial Development Programme and the Implementing Decision of the European Commission of 19 March 2019, as retained in domestic law under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. It also makes transitional provisions, creating a power for the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Defence to make payments to enable the delivery of the HMG Guarantee.

Sifting committees’ recommendation

The sifting committees agreed with the government that this statutory instrument does not have to have a debate in parliament, though one may still occur.

Statutory instrument

The Preparatory Action on Defence Research and European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Explanatory memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum to The Preparatory Action on Defence Research and European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Published 13 June 2019
Last updated 10 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Both sifting committees have given their recommendation for this statutory instrument.
  2. First published.