Food

Brussels, 20 March 2019 REV2 – Replaces the notice REV1 published on 1 February 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS BREXIT AND EU FOOD LAW AND EU RULES ON QUALITY SCHEMES The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on […]

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Commission Fact Sheet (Jul 2018)

The United Kingdom (UK) will leave the European Union (EU) on Friday 29 March 2019 at midnight. This is exactly two years after it notified the European Council of its intention to withdraw. As of 30 March 2019, the UK will be a third country. It is now urgent that businesses in the EU start […]

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Preparing For Withdrawal (Jul 2018)

Summary The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union has repercussions for citizens, businesses and administrations in both the United Kingdom and the European Union. These repercussions range from new controls at the EU’s (new) outer border, to the validity of UK-issued licences, certificates and authorisations all the way to new conditions for […]

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Contingency Action Plan (Nov 2018)

Introduction The United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union, invoking the procedure foreseen by Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The Commission regrets this decision, but respects it. On 30 March 2019 2 , the United Kingdom will become a third country. All Union primary and secondary law will cease to […]

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Implementing EU Contingency Plan (Dec 2018)

Implementing the Commission’s Contingency Action Plan The European Council calls for work on preparedness at all levels for the consequences of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal to be intensified, taking into account all possible outcomesEuropean Council (Article 50), 13 December20181 1. Introduction The United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union, invoking the procedure in […]

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Overview of EU Contingency Action Plan

“No-deal” Contingency Action Plan in specific sectors Brussels, 19 December 2018 The United Kingdom will leave the European Union in 100 days’ time. Given the continued uncertainty in the UK surrounding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement, as agreed between the EU and the UK on 25 November 2018 – and last week’s call by […]

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Ship Inspection

The Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) policy recognises the strategic importance of developing a Europe-wide network of transport infrastructure for the Union’s society and economy. Deadlines have been enshrined in EU law for the core network (to be completed by 2030) and for the comprehensive network (by 2050). Core network corridors, as set out in Annex […]

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Energy Efficiency

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The present proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and the Council adapting Directive 2012/27/EU [as amended by Directive 2018/XXX/EU] 1 on energy efficiency and the Regulation (EU) 2018/XXX [Governance of the Energy Union] is necessitated by the upcoming withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European […]

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Visas

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (“the United Kingdom”) will withdraw from the European Union on 30 March 2019 (date of withdrawal) and will become a third country. Currently, British citizens are also Union citizens. They enjoy the fundamental right to move and reside freely […]

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Cooperation in Ireland

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, if the Withdrawal Agreement1 is not ratified, the Unions’ primary and secondary law will cease to apply […]

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Air Transport Connectivity

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, if the Withdrawal Agreement1 is not ratified, the Unions’ primary and secondary law will cease to apply […]

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Air Transport Safety

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, if the Withdrawal Agreement1 is not ratified, the Unions’ primary and secondary law will cease to apply […]

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Road Freight Connectivity

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, if the Withdrawal Agreement1 is not ratified, the Unions’ primary and secondary law will cease to apply […]

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Export of Dual Use Items to UK

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, if the Withdrawal Agreement1 is not ratified, the Unions’ primary and secondary law will cease to apply […]

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Hydroflurocarbons

Reporting of Data Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 provides that the placing on the Union market of hydrofluorocarbons by producers or importers is subject to an annual quota in order to achieve their gradual reduction. Those quotas for the producers and importers are calculated based on reference values determined by the Commission on the basis of […]

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Financial Equivalence Decisions

UK CCPs Central clearing increases market transparency, mitigates credit risks and reduces the risks of contagion in the event of the default of one or more participants in a CCP. The provision of such services is therefore critical for ensuring financial stability. A disruption in the provision of clearing services could also affect the implementation […]

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Statistics

The basis for this delegated act is the empowerment granted to the Commission in Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 January 2005 on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment3 as amended by Regulation (EU) 2016/1013 of […]

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Financial Technical Standards

Margins The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, if the Withdrawal Agreement1 is not ratified, the Unions’ primary and secondary law will cease to apply to the United Kingdom from 30 […]

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Time Limit for Customs Declarations

The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, if the Withdrawal Agreement1 is not ratified, the Unions’ primary and secondary law will cease to apply to the United Kingdom from 30 March […]

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