The Protocol 1 to the EEA Agreement (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
|Document Number:||2019 No. 6|
Exiting The European Union
Sift requirements satisfied
18 th December 2018
8 th January 2019
Laid before Parliament
9 th January 2019
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(1).
The requirements of paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 7 to that Act (relating to the appropriate Parliamentary procedure for these Regulations) have been satisfied.
PART 1 Introduction
Citation, commencement and interpretation
—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Protocol 1 to the EEA Agreement (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.
(2) These Regulations come into force on exit day.
(3) In these Regulations “Protocol 1” means Protocol 1 to the Agreement on the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2 nd May 1992 , as it forms part of domestic law by virtue of section 3(2)(c) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
PART 2 Amendment of Protocol 1
Protocol 1 is amended as follows.
For the unnumbered paragraph before paragraph 1 substitute—
“A1. APPLICATION AND INTERPRETATION
The provisions of the acts referred to in the Annexes shall be applicable in accordance with this Protocol, unless otherwise provided in the respective Annex. The specific adaptations necessary for individual acts are set out in the Annex where the act concerned is listed.
(b) In this Protocol—
“act” means any instrument so far as it contains anything which forms part of domestic law by virtue of section 3(2)(a) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018;
“the Annexes” means the Annexes to the Agreement on the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2 nd May 1992 , so far as those Annexes form part of domestic law by virtue of section 3(2)(b) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.”
In paragraph 1 (introductory parts of the acts)—
(a) for “purposes of the Agreement” substitute “purposes of the application of those acts by virtue of the Annexes”;
(b) for “within the framework of the Agreement” substitute “by virtue of the Annexes”.
Omit paragraph 2 (provisions on EC committees).
Omit paragraph 3 (provisions for procedures for adapting or amending community acts).
Omit paragraph 4 (exchange of information and notification procedures).
Omit paragraph 5 (review and reporting procedures).
Omit paragraph 6 (publication of information).
For paragraph 7...
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