Belfast court rejects two challenges to Brexit

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Series Details 28.10.16
Publication Date 28/10/2016
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Mr Justice Maguire, sitting in the High Court in Belfast, Northern Ireland on the 28 October 2016, dismissed two judicial review challenges in Northern Ireland to the way the United Kingdom Government intended to invoke Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union to trigger withdrawal from the EU.

Source Link https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/oct/28/belfast-court-rejects-legal-challenges-brexit
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ESO: Background information: Northern Ireland activist launches legal challenge against Brexit http://www.europeansources.info/record/northern-ireland-activist-launches-legal-challenge-against-brexit/
ESO: In Focus: Brexit - The United Kingdom and the European Union http://www.europeansources.info/record/brexit-the-united-kingdom-and-the-european-union/
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Northern Ireland: Courts and Tribunals Service: Judicial Decisions, 28.10.16: Summary of judgment - Court dismisses Brexit challenge http://www.courtsni.gov.uk/en-GB/Judicial%20Decisions/SummaryJudgments/Documents/Court%20dismisses%20Brexit%20challenge/j_j_Summary%20of%20judgment%20-%20Brexit%20JRs%2028%20Oct%2016.htm
Northern Ireland: Courts and Tribunals Service: Judicial Decisions, 28.10.16: Full text of judgement [2016 NIQB 85] http://www.courtsni.gov.uk/en-GB/Judicial%20Decisions/PublishedByYear/Documents/2016/[2016]%20NIQB%2085/j_j_MAG10076Final.htm
Politico, 28.10.16: Court rejects two anti-Brexit cases http://www.politico.eu/article/judge-rejects-two-anti-brexit-northern-ireland-court-cases-good-friday-agreement/
BBC News, 28.10.16: Belfast High Court rejects Brexit challenges http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-37796836
The Conversation, 04.11.16: A ruling in Belfast makes the high court’s Brexit decision even more complicated than you think http://theconversation.com/a-ruling-in-belfast-makes-the-high-courts-brexit-decision-even-more-complicated-than-you-think-68247
ESO: Background information: High Court ruling on Article 50: statement http://www.europeansources.info/record/high-court-ruling-on-article-50-statement/

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