A Bill to repeal the European Communities Act 1972 and make other provision in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU.

The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on 13 July 2017.

  • View the Bill on the UK Parliament website
  • The Law Society of Scotland's Second Reading Briefing issued ahead of the Second Reading in the House of Commons on 7 and 11 September
  • The Law Society of Scotland's briefing summary for Second Reading
  • Read our written evidence submitted to the Scottish Parliament's Finance and Constitution Committee (September 2017)
  • Read our list of amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill at Committee stage and our list of amendments with effects and reasons (September 2017)
  • Read our written evidence to the House of Commons Exiting the European Union Committee inquiry on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (September 2017)
  • Read our written evidence to the House of Lords Constitution Committee inquiry on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (September 2017)
  • Watch Michael Clancy give evidence to the Scottish Parliament Culture, Tourism and External Relations Committee on the Article 50 negotiations (14 September 2017)
  • Watch Michael Clancy and Charles Mullin give evidence to the Scottish Parliament Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill (26 September 2017)