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Trade Bill - Report (1st Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:00 pm on 6th March 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Fairhead Baroness Fairhead The Minister of State, Department for International Trade 4:00 pm, 6th March 2019

My Lords, the concept of retained direct principal EU legislation is that of EU legislation that will come into UK law upon leaving the EU. This amendment will make a clarification to ensure that the same wording is used as in the withdrawal Act. Just for further clarification, because I asked it myself, saying “retained direct principal EU legislation” includes minor legislation.

Amendment 1 agreed.

Clause 2: Implementation of international trade agreements