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Old 2nd Sep 2019, 17:54
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Gertrude the Wombat
 
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Originally Posted by VP959 View Post
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?
Not on that point, no, because it was quite clear in the referendum legislation that the referendum was only advisory, so nobody had any "right" for their vote to be implemented, because the Act explicitly and deliberately didn't create any such right.
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