Construction Sector [Ireland]

Latest Government advice for those in the construction & building trade 2 April 2019 The decision of the UK to leave the EU means change. Addressing the challenges of the UK leaving the EU, particularly without any deal, requires response at EU level, by Government, by citizens, and responses by businesses, and affected sectors. As part […]

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Transport [Ireland]

Transport and Logistics Last updated: 1 March 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Aviation Transporting goods through the UK Road haulage Maritime As an island, Ireland is very dependent on maritime and air transport connectivity for imports and exports. The UK ‘landbridge’ is also very important for the distribution of goods, […]

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Studying [Ireland]

Studying Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Primary & post-primary education that includes cross border travel Higher education Further education Erasmus+ Professional qualifications Students in both the UK and Ireland regularly receive some or all of their education in either country. This is one of the features of the Common Travel Area […]

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Dept Transport Ire

Brexit and Transport – what you need to know Published: 1 November 2019 From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport 1. Current Situation 2. Contact 3. Brexit and Ireland 4. Brexit and the EU 5. Brexit and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport 6. Motor Insurance and Green Cards (Proof of Motor Insurance) 7. […]

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Standards Authority Presentation I

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Standards Authority Presentation II

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Standards Authority (Medical Devices)

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Ports and Staffing

Dec 2018 Preparing our Ports and Airports for a no deal Brexit In the case of a no deal scenario, goods entering the EU from the UK will be treated as imports from a third country and goods leaving the EU to the UK will be treated as exports. All relevant EU legislation on imported […]

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Financial Services

Dec 2018 Financial Services The Central Bank has the statutory responsibility for financial stability and has been working with the Department of Finance on Brexit-related issues since before the UK Referendum. The Department of Finance engages onan ongoing basis with the Central Bank and the NTMA on issues relevant to financial stability and financial services. […]

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Justice and Security [Ire]

Dec 2018 Justice and Security From the outset of this process, we have identified a number of areas in the  Justice area that are particularly important to ongoing cooperation between the UK and Ireland, and have been taking steps to mitigate the effect of a UK withdrawal from the EU as much as possible. The […]

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Transport [Irel]

Dec 2018 Connectivity The Government’s key priority is to take all the necessary and possible steps to ensure that trade, including priority imports, can continue to flow with the UK as a third country. The changes required to manage east-west trade flows in a no deal Brexit scenario will require a concerted response from the […]

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Retail

December 2018 Retail The Retail Consultation Forum, chaired by the Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation, is the main vehicle through which Government engages with the retail sector. Since 2014, the Forum has provided a  platform for structured engagement between the retail sector and relevant Government Departments on key issues of concern relating to thedevelopment […]

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Tourism

December 2018 Tourism Brexit has already had an impact on the tourism sector and additional funding of €7.7m has been allocated to the tourism agencies to ensure that the sector is Brexit ready. In this context, Fáilte Ireland will implement a programme which places a focus on retaining business from Northern Ireland and Britain whilst […]

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Agri-Food and Fisheries

December 2018 Agri-Food and Fisheries A key priority in this area is to minimise disruption to Irish exports and  imports to and from the UK and to ensure the current ease of access to the Single Market is maintained. As part of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s contingency  planning, it continues to […]

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Medicines

December 2018 Medicines fAs part of a whole of Government response to Brexit, the Department of Health is working to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated set of preparations to ensure continuity of health services and supply of medical products in a no deal Brexit. This work involves the Department and its key agencies including the […]

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Climate [Ireland] 2018

EU Climate Policy A no deal scenario has the potential to impact the efficient functioning of two  important EU climate policy instruments: the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) and the quota system for the placing on the market of hydrofluorocarbons. Under a no deal scenario the UK will no longer participate in the EU […]

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Energy [Ireland] 2018

December 2018 Energy The administrations in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK have cooperated  actively on energy policy for many years and the stated preferred intention is that they will continue to do so, where possible and mutually beneficial. There has been sustained political commitment in each jurisdiction to the  development of competition in the […]

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Data Protection Guidance (Irish DPC)

Guidance on Transfers of Personal Data from Ireland to the UK in the Event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit 08th February 2019 A. Are you an Irish company that transfers personal data to the UK (including Northern Ireland)? See below a non-exhaustive list of examples of ways you might be transferring data to a UK-based company […]

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Customs Roles and Responsibilities Post-Brexit [Irish Revenue]

Roles and responsibilities for customs declarations post-Brexit Overview Ferry and airline operator obligations Haulier and freight forwarder obligations Importer obligations Exporter obligations Overview Post-Brexit, Irish businesses will have to comply with customs obligations when moving goods to, from or through the UK. The different roles and obligations of the various players in the supply chain are […]

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Staffing

Staffing Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach A large number of businesses in Ireland have staff who are UK citizens and/or travel over and back from the UK. Likewise, there are a large number of UK companies that operate and employ people in Ireland including Irish citizens and other nationalities. A key […]

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Electricity Market Issues

Transitional power to modify licence conditions concerning the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities, Brexit and the Single Electricity Market, etc. Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment General Introduction This new section provides for the modification of electricity licences to ensure that, in the event that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a withdrawal […]

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Financial Services [Ireland]

Financial Services: Settlement Finality (Third Country Provisions) Department of Finance Euronext Dublin, formally known as Irish Stock Exchange, uses a UK based CSD (CREST) operated by Euroclear UK and Ireland to settle trades in Irish equities and exchange traded funds. In a no-deal Brexit scenario, under the CSD Regulation, Euronext Dublin would not be able to continue […]

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Transport [Ire] 2

Railway Services Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport The purpose of this Part is to provide for cross border rail services moving between Ireland and a country which is not part of the European Union. Head 1 – Amendment of section 41 of the Railway Safety Act 2005 (International services) Provide forAmendment to substitute the following […]

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Extradition

Amendments to the Extradition Act 1965 to apply the provisions of the 1957 Council of Europe Convention on Extradition One of the key issues identified by the Department of Justice and Equality, in the context of a no deal Brexit, is to ensure that effective extradition arrangements are maintained between Ireland and the UK. In that regard […]

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Data [Ireland] 2018

December 2018 Data When the UK leaves the EU, it will become, in EU terms, a third country.  Data protection and sharing is governed within the EU by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). That means that the transfer of personal data to the UK will be subject to the rules on international transfers set […]

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