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Thursday, 26 January 2017

The Brief Article 50 Brexit Bill



European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill

                                               A

                                          BILL  

                                              TO

Confer power on the Prime Minister to notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU.


BE IT ENACTED by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1   Power to notify withdrawal from the EU 

(1) The Prime Minister may notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU.

(2) This section has effect despite any provision made by or under the European Communities Act 1972 or any other enactment.

2   Short title

This Act may be cited as the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017




BILL 

To confer power on the Prime Minister to notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU. 

Presented by Secretary David Davis
supported by
the Prime Minister, 
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer,
Secretary Boris Johnson, 
Secretary David Mundell,
Secretary Alun Cairns,
Secretary James Brokenshire, 
Ben Gummer and the Attorney General.


 Ordered, by The House of Commons, 

to be Printed, 26 January 2017.

  



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