This is a revised version to correct an error in paragraph 33

Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Annex A – Territorial extent and application in the United Kingdom

70 The Bill extends and applies UK wide:

71 Repeals and amendments made by the Bill have the same territorial extent and application as the legislation that they are repealing or amending. The information provided is the view of the UK Government. 1

Provision

Extends to E & W and applies to England?

Extends to E & W and applies to Wales?

Extends and applies to Scotland?

Extends and applies to Northern Ireland?

Would corresponding provision be within the competence of the National Assembly for Wales?

Would corresponding provision be within the competence of the Scottish Parliament?

Would corresponding provision be within the competence of the Northern Ireland Assembly?

Legislative Consent Motion needed?

Clauses 1 Hague Conventions

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes (S, NI)

Clause 2: Power to implement PIL agreements

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No, unless it fell within the exception to the reservation for private international law

Yes

Yes

Yes (S, NI, W)

1 References in this Annex to a provision being within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales or the Northern Ireland Assembly are to the provision being within the legislative competence of the relevant devolved legislature for the purposes of Standing Order No. 83J of the Standing Orders of the House of Commons relating to Public Business.

 

27th February 2020