How can UK untangle decades of EU law?
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Clean beaches: One EU law to keep?

The prime minister has announced there will be a bill in the next Queen's Speech that will repeal the 1972 act of parliament that took the UK into the European community.

The government will then enshrine all existing EU law into British law, until it can be reviewed and unwanted parts discarded.

Our legal affairs correspondent Clive Coleman has been considering how the UK untangles more than 40 years of EU law from its own.

  • 02 Oct 2016
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