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Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954

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[F144A.Definitions relating to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European UnionN.I.

In an enactment—

  • [F2assimilated law”, “assimilated direct legislation”, “assimilated direct minor legislation” and “assimilated direct principal legislation” have the same meaning as in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (see sections 6(7) and 20(1) of that Act) (see also paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to the Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Act 2020 and section 5 of the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023),

  • assimilated obligation” means an obligation that—


    was created or arose by or under the EU Treaties before IP completion day, and


    forms part of assimilated law,

    as modified from time to time,]

  • [F3“EU withdrawal agreement” means the withdrawal agreement within the meaning of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (see section 39(1) and (6) of that Act),]

  • “exit day” (and related expressions) have the same meaning as in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (see section 20(1) to (5) of that Act),

  • [F4“IP completion day” (and related expressions) have the same meaning as in the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (see section 39(1) to (5) of that Act),]

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