Brexit

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Northern Ireland will join the rest of the UK in increasing the age of sale for tobacco by one year every year in spite of concerns that it could fall foul of post-Brexit agreements. MLAs yesterday approved a legislative consent motion allowing the Tobacco and Vapes Bill, currently making its way th

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Junior minister Dara Calleary will speak in Frankfurt next month at an Ireland for Law event promoting Ireland as a European regulatory centre of excellence. Mr Calleary, the minister of state for trade promotion, digital and company regulation, will speak at the event on Tuesday 7 May, which remain

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RDJ partner Ronan Geary considers a significant consequence of Brexit for UK-based litigants in the Irish courts. A recent High Court decision, delivered by Ms Justice Bolger, in Henderson v Dublin Airport Authority T/A DAA Public Ltd Company & Anor (Approved) [2024] IEHC 29, has strongly sugges

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Maria McNally, associate director at Northern Ireland firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin, examines how Brexit has impacted the recognition of Irish insolvency proceedings in the UK. When considering the impact of Brexit on the ability and ease for cross border insolvency recognition, it is useful to examine

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The UK has been fined €32m (£28m) by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) over its use of yacht fuels used in the final days of EU membership. The court stated that the UK government had failed to prohibit the use of “marked fuel”, known in the UK as red diesel, &

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The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has recommended a series of changes to strengthen the draft environmental principles policy statement (EPPS) for Northern Ireland. The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) asked the OEP — which was established post-Brexi

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Women in the UK will continue to have the right to equal pay with men even after an EU protection expires at the end of the year, the UK government has confirmed. The law, designed to assist workers whose jobs have been outsourced, was removed in a post-Brexit elimination of EU laws. However, t

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Northern Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has launched a public consultation on proposed amendments to retained direct EU legislation. DAERA is considering changes to retained EU legislation providing for intervention in agricultural markets and the provisio

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Racism is "a normal part of day-to-day-life" for people in Northern Ireland from minority ethnic and migrant groups, according to new research commissioned by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. The rights body commissioned independent think tank Pivotal to examine the actual, perceived, a

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The UK government has scrapped plans to repeal thousands of EU laws by the end of the year in what was dubbed a "post-Brexit bonfire". The controversial sunset clause in the Retained EU Law Bill, which is currently being considered by MPs, will no longer apply to all retained EU law and will instead

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The UK government is to abandon plans to scrap or review EU law by the end of this year. business secretary Kemi Badenoch said that the majority of the 4,000 pieces of retained EU legislation would remain law and that up to some 800 would be removed.

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