Policy paper

The Repeal Bill: White Paper

The Repeal Bill White Paper sets out the government’s proposals for ensuring a functioning statute book once we have left the EU.

Documents

Legislating for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (Web)

Legislating for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (Print)

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Details

The Repeal Bill White Paper sets out the government’s proposals for ensuring a functioning statute book once the UK has left the European Union.

It provides the detail about:

  • the repeal of the European Communities Act 1972
  • how EU law will be converted into UK law
  • how corrections will be made to the statute book, to ensure the law continues to function once we have left the EU

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Published 30 March 2017
Last updated 15 May 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added Welsh HTML Version
  2. Added Welsh translation
  3. First published.