The Council fears businesses will face a legal ‘black hole’ post-2023

The British Safety Council has called for the government to allow more time for departments to review and decide what to do with the thousands of EU regulations proposed to revocation, revision or retention under the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill. Otherwise, the Council said, businesses will face a legal ‘black hole’.

A Public Bill Committee report is due out tomorrow (22 November) following a recent call for evidence from the government.

The Bill would completely overhaul the body of domestic law known as ‘retained EU law’ or REUL. That body of law was created by the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 as amended by the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020. It came into existence...

Suzanne Townley
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