Legislating for Uk Withdrawal from the EU

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:08 pm on 30th March 2017.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union 12:08 pm, 30th March 2017

I was just going to say yes, but I will make very plain what we are saying: the European Court of Justice will have no reach into the UK. It is of course the case that when one sells a product in another country, one meets the rules of that country. If one does that in the United States, one meets the rules that reach up to the Supreme Court. The same will happen in Europe, but the ECJ will not reach here.