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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NSAI Construction Guidance

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NSAI Guidance Medicines

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Trading in Animals and Animal Products

  8 April 2019 Addressing the challenges of a no deal Brexit takes place at a number of levels and requires responses at the EU level, responses by Government, responses by citizens, and responses by businesses and affected sectors. While extensive Brexit preparedness and contingency planning has already been undertaken across Government, it is only […]

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Data Protection

Data Protection Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU-wide standard for protecting people’s data. It sets out the high standards of data protection and obligations that companies must meet when processing personal data. With the UK due to leave the EU, we are working […]

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Irish IPO Office Notes

IP Rights in the EU & Brexit The European Commission has sought to clarify what the post Brexit situation will be through the publication of a range of sectorial Brexit Preparedness Notices. Firms are encouraged to review the Notices on IP matters EU trademarks & designs, Supplementary Protection Certificates (19/06/2018 update) and Plant Variety Rights and consider relevant actions that […]

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Irish Government Notice Road Transport (2019)

Brexit Communications Notice to Licensed International Haulage and Passenger Operators While ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement is still the Government’s priority, we will continue our preparations for all scenarios. On 11 December 2018, the Government decided to give greater immediate priority to the preparations for a no deal Brexit. This work is ongoing and includes […]

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Dept Finance Tax Issues

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