Using the Prerogative for Major Constitutional Change: The United Kingdom Constitution and Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union

Andrew Blick, Richard Gordon QC

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Abstract

This paper considers the constitutional and legal appropriateness of the government intention to instigate United Kingdom withdrawal from the European Union using the Royal Prerogative, rather than seeking statutory authorisation to do so. it takes an historical and legal perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherThe Constitution Society
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2016

Keywords

  • Brexit
  • Constitutional law
  • Parliament
  • Constitutional history

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