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Trade Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 9:15 pm on 23rd January 2019.

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Moved by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara

29: After Clause 5, insert the following new Clause—“Involvement of judicial systems in trade disputes(1) A trade agreement is not eligible for signature or ratification by the United Kingdom unless the agreement includes the provision in subsection (2).(2) Legal proceedings brought against the United Kingdom under investment protection provisions included in a trade agreement will be heard by the courts and tribunals system of the United Kingdom.”