Eu Uk Withdrawal Agreement 2020

9 Apr

The United Kingdom (United Kingdom) left the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. A transitional period is now in effect until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will have to comply with all EU rules and legislation. For businesses and the public, virtually nothing will change. After the transition period, there will be changes, whether or not an agreement is reached on the new relationship between the UK and the EU. 6.General implementation of the EEA-EFTA and Swiss agreements related to it The agreement also provides for a transitional period that extends until 31 December 2020 and can be extended by mutual agreement. During the transitional period, EU legislation will continue to apply to the UK (including participation in the European Economic Area, the internal market and the customs union) and the UK will continue to contribute to the EU budget, but the UK will not be represented in EU decision-making bodies. The transition period will give businesses time to adapt to the new situation and the new era, so that the British and European governments can negotiate a new trade agreement between the EU and the UK. [17] [18] The United Kingdom has launched the formal process of withdrawal negotiations by formally indicating to the European Council its intention to leave the EU. Since March, the EU and the UK have continued regular negotiations despite the difficulties associated with the COVID 19 pandemic. The EU is conducting its negotiations on the basis of the mutually agreed political declaration. However, significant differences have not yet been resolved in some areas. These differences include fair competition, horizontal management of each agreement and fisheries.

EU and UK negotiators Michel Barnier and David Frost and their teams have recently stepped up their negotiations. The clock is ticking, because an agreement must be reached quickly to have time for ratification by the European Parliament. The withdrawal agreement, which covers 599 pages, covers the following key areas:[16] The agreement was revised as part of the renegotiation of the Johnson Department in 2019. The amendments fit about 5% of the text[22] The European Commission published a “custody communication” on 9 July 2020 to prepare for the end of the transition period between the EU and the UK. To support this approach, the European Commission is reviewing the more than 90 sectoral stakeholder preparedness notifications published during the Article 50 negotiations with the UK. These updates (availability warnings) in certain areas (for example. (B) tariffs, including rules of preference for origin, data protection, industrial products, chemicals, services, seconded workers, etc.) aimed at helping citizens, businesses and governments prepare for inevitable changes that will occur after the end of the transition period, regardless of the outcome of negotiations on future relations.