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Old 14th Dec 2018, 19:48
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Gertrude,

Such matters are are not constitutionally devolved to Holyrood or the Scottish courts, but retained by Westminster, which passed the A50 bill. And, as stated in the EU ruling, it is therefore necessary for Westminster to repeal or supersede it.

”Article 50 TEU must be interpreted as meaning that, where a Member State has notified the European Council, in accordance with that article, of its intention to withdraw from the European Union, that article allows that Member State — for as long as a withdrawal agreement concluded between that Member State and the European Union has not entered into force or, if no such agreement has been concluded, for as long as the two-year period laid down in Article 50(3) TEU, possibly extended in accordance with that paragraph, has not expired — to revoke that notification unilaterally, in an unequivocal and unconditional manner, by a notice addressed to the European Council in writing, after the Member State concerned has taken the revocation decision in accordance with its constitutional requirements........”
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