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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 8E+W+S+N.I.Consequential, transitional, transitory and saving provision

Part 2 E+W+S+N.I.Specific consequential provision

Prospective

European Economic Area Act 1993E+W+S+N.I.

23The European Economic Area Act 1993 is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

24Omit section 1 (EEA agreement to be an EU Treaty).E+W+S+N.I.

25(1)Section 2 (consistent application of law to the whole of the EEA) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (3)—

(a)in paragraph (a), after “Act” insert “ as at immediately before exit day ”, and

(b)omit paragraph (b), the “or” before that paragraph and the words after that paragraph.

(3)After that subsection insert—

(3A)This section is subject to any amendment, repeal, revocation or other modification of retained EU law on or after exit day.

(4)Omit subsections (4) to (6).

26(1)Section 3 (general implementation of the EEA agreement) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (3)—

(a)in paragraph (a), after “Act” insert “ as at immediately before exit day ”, and

(b)omit paragraph (b), the “or” before that paragraph and the words after that paragraph.

(3)After subsection (4) insert—

(4A)This section is subject to any amendment, repeal, revocation or other modification of retained EU law on or after exit day.

27Omit section 4 (modification of section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972).E+W+S+N.I.

28In section 6 (interpretation), in subsection (1), in the definition of “the 1972 Act”, after “1972” insert (before its repeal by section 1 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018)”.E+W+S+N.I.