EU and Domestic Law: Separation

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st July 2016.

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Photo of Jo Stevens Jo Stevens Shadow Minister (Justice), Shadow Solicitor General 12:00 am, 21st July 2016

Leaving the European Union will involve repeal of the European Communities Act 1972, which means all secondary legislation made under the Act will automatically fail unless it is re-enacted. Can the Attorney General tell us what steps are being taken, or will be taken, to ensure we have the necessary legislation to guarantee protection on important employment rights, such as transfers of undertakings and paid holidays for employees?