The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Commencement No. 5, Transitional Provisions and Amendment) Regulations 2020

Jurisdiction: UK

Commencement: 31st January 2020

Amends: European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (2018 c.16)


These Regulations bring into force provisions of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (c.16) (“2018 Act”) with Section 7(1) & (6), Section 23(5) and paragraphs 7, 8, 10 and 12 of Schedule 8 coming into force on ‘exit day’.*


The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2018 is also amended so that Section 23(8) and Schedule 9 of the 2018 Act, which were previously going to come into effect on ‘exit day’, now come into effect on ‘IP completion day’.*


*IP completion day is on the 31st of December 2020.

*Exit day is on the 31st of January 2020.


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