15 avr Withdrawal Agreement Final
CONSIDERING that, on the basis of the provisions of this Protocol, EU law will apply to sovereign basic territories in certain EU policies after the UK`s withdrawal from the EU, recognising that, although EU law will be applicable to the United Kingdom during the transition period, the peculiarities of the United Kingdom as a state that has withdrawn from the EU , will mean that it will be important to allow the United Kingdom to prepare and conclude its own new international agreements, including in areas under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Union, provided that these agreements do not enter into force or apply during this period, unless the Union approves it. , the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community. replace the word « appropriate » with « appropriate » in terms of labour standards. According to Sam Lowe, a trade fellow at the Centre for European Reform, the amendment excludes labour standards from dispute resolution mechanisms.  In addition, the Equal Competition Mechanism has been postponed from the legally binding withdrawal agreement to the political declaration, and the line of the political statement that « the United Kingdom will consider taking into account alignment with trade union rules in the relevant areas » has been removed.  The agreement also provides for a transitional period that extends until 31 December 2020 and can be extended by mutual agreement. During the transitional period, EU legislation will continue to apply to the UK (including participation in the European Economic Area, the internal market and the customs union) and the UK will continue to contribute to the EU budget, but the UK will not be represented in EU decision-making bodies. The transition period will give businesses time to adapt to the new situation and the new era, so that the British and European governments can negotiate a new trade agreement between the EU and the UK.   The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, officially titled the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, is a treaty signed on 24 January 2020 between the European Union (EU), Euratom and the United Kingdom (Uk), which sets the conditions for the UK`s withdrawal from the EU and Euratom. The text of the treaty was published on 17 October 2019 and is a renegotiated version of an agreement published six months earlier. The previous version of the withdrawal agreement was rejected three times by the House of Commons, leading Queen Elizabeth II to accept Theresa May`s resignation as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and appoint Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister on 24 July 2019. CONSIDERING that the joint declaration on the basic sovereign territories of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Cyprus, annexed to the final act of the United Kingdom`s Treaty of Accession to the European Communities, provided, provided that the rules governing relations between the European Economic Community and the basic sovereign territories were established under an agreement between the Community and the Republic of Cyprus.
In particular, there is nothing in this Protocol that prevents the United Kingdom from entering into agreements with a third country that grants preferential access to that country`s market on the same terms as products manufactured in other parts of the United Kingdom.