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(1)In this Act, the expressions listed in the left-hand column have the meaning given by, or are to be interpreted in accordance with, the provisions listed in the right-hand column.

ExpressionProvision
[F1Anything which continues to be domestic law by virtue of section 1B(2) Section 20(5A)]
Anything which continues to be domestic law by virtue of section 2Section 20(6)
Anything which is retained EU law by virtue of section 4Section 20(7)
Article (in relation to the Treaty on European Union or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union)Section 20(10)
Charter of Fundamental RightsSection 20(1)
[F2Commons sitting day Section 20(1)]
Devolved authoritySection 20(1)
Direct EU legislationSection 3(2)
Domestic lawSection 20(1)
The EEASection 20(1)
EEA agreementSchedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
[F3EEA EFTA separation agreement Section 7B(6)]
EnactmentSection 20(1)
The EUSchedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
EU decisionSection 20(1)
[F4EU-derived domestic legislation Section 1B(7)]
EU directiveSection 20(1)
EU entitySection 20(1)
EU institutionSchedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
EU instrumentSchedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
Euratom TreatySchedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
EU referenceSection 20(1)
EU regulationSection 20(1)
[F5European Communities Act 1972 Section 1A(7)(a)]
European CourtSchedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
EU tertiary legislationSection 20(1)
EU TreatiesSchedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
Exempt EU instrumentSection 20(1)
Exit day (and related expressions)Section 20(1) to (5)
Former Article 34(2)(c) of Treaty on European UnionSection 20(9)
[F6Implementation period Section 1A(6)
IP completion day (and related expressions)Section 1A(6)
Joint CommitteeSection 20(1)
Lords sitting daySection 20(1)]
Member StateSection 20(1) and Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978
Minister of the CrownSection 20(1)
Modify (and related expressions)Section 20(1)
Northern Ireland devolved authoritySection 20(1)
Operative (in relation to direct EU legislation)Section 3(3)
[F7Part (of withdrawal agreement or EEA EFTA separation agreement) Section 1A(7)(b)]
Primary legislationSection 20(1)
Public authoritySection 20(1)
Public authority in the United Kingdom (however expressed)Section 20(8)
[F8Qualifying Northern Ireland goods Section 8C(6)
RatifySection 20(1)]
Relevant criminal offenceSection 20(1) (and paragraph 44 of Schedule 8)
[F9Relevant separation agreement law Section 7C(3)]
Retained case lawSection 6(7)
Retained direct EU legislationSection 20(1)
Retained direct minor EU legislationSection 7(6)
Retained direct principal EU legislationSection 7(6)
Retained domestic case lawSection 6(7)
Retained EU case lawSection 6(7)
Retained EU lawSection 6(7)
Retained general principles of EU lawSection 6(7)
Retrospective provisionSection 20(1)
Subordinate legislationSection 20(1)
[F10Swiss citizens' rights agreement Section 7B(6)]
TribunalSection 20(1)
WalesSection 20(1)
Welsh zoneSection 20(1)
Withdrawal agreement [F11Section 1A(6)]

(2)See paragraph 22 of Schedule 8 for amendments made by this Act to Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978.

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