Telecoms UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to inform businesses of our contingency plan with regard to the telecoms regulatory framework in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. It does not cover other matters which may also be relevant to telecoms providers (please see […]

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Merger Control UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice sets out how merger review and investigations into anti-competitive activity would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. If the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal, find out how this would affect: the role of the Competition and Markets Authority; merger review; investigations into […]

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Broadcasting UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to set out the legal status for audiovisual services that media services providers may wish to consider in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) The Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) (Directive 2010/13/EU) sets […]

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Procurement UK No Deal Notes

Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Under the UK’s EU membership, all procurement opportunities that fall within the scope of the EU procurement directives are advertised on the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) via Tenders Electronic Daily (TED). Procurement opportunities for below threshold contracts not falling within the scope of the EU procurement directives are […]

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Vehicle Approval UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice explains the contingency plans the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) would implement in order to allow vehicle and component manufacturers to place new products on the market if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without an agreement. Motorists and fleet operators would not be affected […]

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Goods Standards II UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice explains the future arrangements for the regulation of most goods covered by the EU’s New Approach, which includes those regulated under the ‘New Legislative Framework’ as well as machinery. In particular it covers arrangements for conformity assessment (the testing of goods to ensure they meet relevant requirements). These goods are subject to […]

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Goods Standards UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice provides guidance on how the importing and exporting non-harmonised goods under the mutual recognition principle would be affected in the unlikely event that the UK exits the EU without a deal in March 2019. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Some manufactured goods are subject to national regulations rather than EU-wide rules. Examples include […]

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Firearm Pass UK No Deal Notes

Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) The European Firearms Pass (EFP) is a form of passport for firearms and is designed for use by those who are travelling with their firearms between EU countries. EFPs are issued by the EU country in which a firearm owner is resident. You do not need an EFP if you are travelling within […]

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Civil Justice UK No Deal Notes

Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Currently, the UK applies EU rules to determine: which country’s courts hear a civil, commercial or family law case raising cross-border issues with other EU countries (jurisdiction) which country’s laws apply (applicable law) how a judgment obtained in one EU country should be recognised and enforced in another (recognition and enforcement) […]

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Driving UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This guidance explains the additional documents you would need, as well as your driving licence, to drive in the EU after 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) if the UK leaves with no withdrawal agreement. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Your driving licence is valid in the EU. As long as you hold a UK licence, you can […]

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European Social Fund UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice sets out how organisations in receipt or applying for European Social Fund (ESF) grants would be affected if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) with ‘no deal’. Find out how this would affect you if you: want to apply for funding from the European Social Fund already get funding for European […]

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Regional Development Fund UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice sets out how current and future European Regional Development Fund projects would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Find out how this would affect you if you: want to apply for funding from the European Regional Development Fund; already get funding from the European Regional Development Fund. […]

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Connecting Europe Facility UK No Deal Notes

Connecting Europe Facility energy funding if there’s no Brexit deal Published 13 September 2018 Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) The Trans-European Networks-Energy (TEN-E) regulation sets out the criteria and process for an energy project to earn the status of Project of Common Interest (PCI) (key infrastructure projects that are of EU benefit, especially cross-border projects, that […]

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EU Programmes UK No Deal Notes

The government’s guarantee for EU-funded programmes Purpose The purpose of this notice is to provide an overview of the scope of the government’s guarantee for EU-funded programmes and to link external stakeholders to the parts of government responsible for overseeing the application of the guarantee for specific programmes. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Until our departure […]

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Nuclear Energy Issues UK No Deal Notes

Nuclear Research Purpose This notice explains how civil nuclear research that the UK already undertakes with the EU will be affected in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. It is relevant to all researchers and research organisations in the fields of nuclear fission research […]

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Farm Payments UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice explains how payments under the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) schemes would be affected if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal. As the UK will have the freedom to design its own agricultural policy once we have left the EU, the nature of support for the agricultural […]

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Rural Development Funding UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice explains how farmers, land managers and rural businesses in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who receive payments under the EU Rural Development Programmes, funded under Pillar 2 of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. It sets out how government will […]

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Trading with EU UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to inform businesses of the implications for the trade in goods between the UK and EU countries and the actions they may want to now consider taking to mitigate the potential impacts in the event that the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) with no agreement […]

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Customs Classification UK No Deal Notes

Classifying your goods in the UK Trade Tariff Purpose This technical notice is one of a series which covers the movement of goods between the UK and the EU following EU exit. It should be read alongside Trading with the EU if there’s no Brexit deal and Trade Agreement Continuity. In the unlikely event that […]

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Export Control UK No Deal Notes

Exporting controlled goods Purpose The Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) is responsible for the UK’s system of export controls on military items, dual-use items (items with both civil and military uses), civilian firearms, and items usable for torture. These items are regulated through a system of export licensing. The export of many controlled items within […]

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Labelling / Product Safety UK No Deal Notes

Labelling tobacco products and e-cigarettes Purpose The purpose of this notice is to provide information to organisations, businesses and members of the public concerned with tobacco and related products, regarding changes to the regulation of such products in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the European Union (EU) in March 2019 with no agreement […]

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Financial Services UK No Deal Notes

Purpose The purpose of this notice is to provide stakeholders (including personal and business customers of financial services firms and funds, and financial services firms, funds and financial market infrastructure) with information about the impact of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, and the government’s approach to ensuring that we have a functioning […]

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Medicines UK No Deal Notes

Batch testing medicines Purpose This notice updates businesses on the arrangements that will come into force in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) with no agreement in place for the regulation of human medicines. This notice only covers arrangements with reference to: batch testing, by manufacturers, of human […]

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State Aid UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice explains to state aid givers and beneficiaries how the state aid rules will apply in the United Kingdom in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) State aid is support in any form (financial or in kind) from […]

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Workplace Rights UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice informs businesses, workers and citizens of the UK’s plans to continue workplace protections in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. This government firmly believes in the importance of strong labour protections. Amendments we are putting in place will ensure legal certainty […]

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EU Travel UK No Deal Notes

Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Most EU countries (though not the UK) are members of the Schengen Agreement. This agreement removes passport checks and border controls at the borders between countries within the Schengen area. People can travel around the area as if it is one country. If you’re a British citizen, as an EU national, […]

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