Tag: Attorney General

Legal Opinion on Joint Instrument and Unilateral Declaration

The Attorney General wrote to the Prime Minister setting out his legal opinion on the Joint Instrument and Unilateral Declaration concerning the Withdrawal Agreement. (12 March 2019) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/legal-opinion-on-joint-instrument-and-unilateral-declaration-concerning-the-withdrawal-agreement Legal Opinion 120319 (copy pdf) Dear Prime Minister, Legal Opinion on Joint Instrument and Unilateral Declaration concerning the Withdrawal Agreement 1. I have considered the documents entitled […]

Exiting the EU: Publication of Legal Advice

The Government has published and made available to Parliament, the Attorney General’s legal advice to Cabinet on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland following the Motion passed on 04 December 2018 in the House of Commons. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/exiting-the-eu-publication-of-legal-advice https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/761852/05_December-_EU_Exit_Attorney_General_s_legal_advice_to_Cabinet_on_the_Withdrawal_Agreement_and_the_Protocol_on_Ireland-Northern_Ireland.pdf This is the full, final advice that the Attorney General provided to Cabinet on 14 November on the […]