On July 24, 2018, the government presented a white paper on the bill and how the legislation works.  The Bill was first introduced by the government in the Second Session of the 57th Parliament on 21 October 2019 with the long title “A Bill to Implement and Make Other Provisions Relating to the Agreement between the UK and the EU under Article 50, paragraph 2 of the Treaty on European Union, which sets out the modalities for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU`.  This bill was not further discussed after second reading in the House of Commons on October 22, 2019 and expired on November 6 when Parliament was dissolved ahead of the 2019 parliamentary election. Scottish Government Memorandum (326KB pdf submitted on 22 October 2019) In accordance with wab law, the Withdrawal Agreement must also be ratified by the European Parliament. When the 2019 session was dissolved, the bill fell on November 6, 2019. On 21 January 2020, the House of Lords passed the bill after approving five amendments. However, these amendments were repealed by the House of Commons the next day.   This page refers to the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill introduced in the House of Commons on October 21, 2019. This page was updated after the introduction of EU law (Withdrawal Agreement) December 2019 In October 2019, the government introduced EU law (Withdrawal Agreement) (the October Law). The October bill would have ratified and implemented the UK`s withdrawal agreement with the EU. Although the October bill received second reading, its proposed program was rejected. This is partly due to concerns about the speed with which the government proposed to pass the October bill in the House of Commons. The October bill fell when Parliament was dissolved for the parliamentary elections on 12 December 2019.
After winning a Conservative majority in the election, the bill was revised and reintroduced on December 19, and passed second reading the next day. With the revision of the law in December, the provisions made in previous versions for parliamentary scrutiny of the Brexit negotiations have been removed.  The government announced its intention to introduce the bill in the Queen`s Speech on December 19, 2019. The bill is necessary for the UK to leave the European Union on 31 January 2020 with a deal. A number of clauses from the previous version of the law have been deleted. On 20 December 2019, MEPs approved the government`s European law (withdrawal agreement) by 358 votes to 234 (the December draft law). Delegated Powers and Legislative Reform Committee, 29 October 2019 The Bill was reintroduced immediately after the parliamentary election and was the first bill to be introduced in the House of Commons in the First Session of the 58th Parliament with amendments to the previous Bill by the re-elected government and was first read on 19 December. immediately after first reading of the Outlaw Bill and before debate on the Queen`s Speech begins. The second reading took place on 20 December and the third on 9 January 2020. The bill was first submitted to Parliament on 21 October 2019, but expired on 6 November with the dissolution of Parliament in preparation for the December 2019 parliamentary elections.
Home > United Kingdom > MPs adopt the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2019-2020 publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/cbill/58-01/0001/20001.pdf The WAB transforms Boris Johnson`s withdrawal agreement, which is a draft international treaty, into British law and gives the government permission to ratify it. .