Draft Text For Discussion: Implementation Period

A document Draft Text For Discussion: Implementation Period has been published (21 February 2018) that sets out the UK’s approach to the legal text of the implementation period to be provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement.

In order to aid swift and effective negotiation it sets out a number of proposed amendments to the European Commission’s position paper of 7 February 2018, “Transitional arrangements in the withdrawal agreement”.

It is intended to support further discussions between the parties on detailed arrangements for the implementation period (‘the Period’), with the aim of reaching agreement at March European Council