Explanatory Notes

Lords Amendments to Clause 10: Corresponding powers involving devolved authorities

Lords Amendment 25*

52 Amendment 25 would require Ministers, when exercising the powers in the Bill, to act compatibly with the Northern Ireland Act 1998 and have due regard to the joint report of 8 December 2017 from the negotiators of the EU and the United Kingdom on progress during phase 1 of negotiations under Article 50 of the Treaty on EU.

53 It would also prevent Ministers from bringing forward regulations which diminish any form of North-South cooperation, or which would introduce any border arrangements (including physical infrastructure or related checks and controls) on the land border between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.


Prepared 22nd May 2018