European Court of Justice

Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 25th February 2019.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Independent, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, on what date the United Kingdom will not have a judge on the European Court of Justice in the event of (a) the UK leaving the EU in line with the Withdrawal Agreement and (b) the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

Photo of Robin Walker Robin Walker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

When we leave the EU, we will no longer have a right to nominate UK judges to the CJEU. The UK judges currently appointed to the CJEU will therefore depart from the court at the point at which the UK exits the EU.

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