Division 354 12/03/2019 19:00:00 Shared House: Aja: 242 No: 391 Negative Match. Despite these assurances and other EU legal guarantees, the House of Commons has rejected the agreed compromise package three times (January 15, March 12 and March 29, 2019). Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, JO L 347 of 28.12.1999 and Bull. JO L 29 31.01.19, p. 7-187 The Withdrawal Act provides for the repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 (ECA), which gives effect and priority to EU law in the United Kingdom on the day of withdrawal, 29 March 2019. It also provides for the integration of all EU law directly applicable into UK law from that date on. «It didn`t happen. That`s not going to happen. I regret to say that it is time for Theresa May to comply and make room for a new leader to present a withdrawal agreement to be adopted by Parliament. The agreement was revised as part of the Johnson Department renegotiation in 2019. The amendments fit about 5% of the text.  EU approach: EU negotiating guidelines for post-Brexit trade relations with the UK, published in March 2018, provide for an agreement with the UK, the following issues: trade in goods covering all sectors (zero tariffs and not subject to quantitative restrictions), adequate customs cooperation, disciplines relating to technical barriers to trade, trade in services (allowing market access for the provision of services in accordance with the rules of the host Member State), provisions on the transport of individuals and a framework for the recognition of professional qualifications, access to public procurement, investment and the protection of intellectual property rights. The NI protocol, known as «backstop,» is supposed to be temporary and applies unless it is replaced by a future relationship agreement that the parties will attempt to reach by December 31, 2020.
The protocol provides that the common travel area and North-South cooperation will continue to a large extent as they do today, as well as the internal electricity market (so that some EU legislation on wholesale electricity markets will continue to apply).