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Old 2nd Sep 2019, 17:45
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Originally Posted by Gertrude the Wombat View Post
Possibly not. The reason that the courts decided legislation was necessary to invoke A50 was that this involved taking peoples' rights away.

Revoking it doesn't, so may not need any more than a signature on the letter that the civil service has had ready for some time now.
Interesting legal point, perhaps. Given that there was a vote where the majority voted to leave the EU, could it not be argued that revoking the Article 50 notice was taking away the democratic rights of the majority?
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