The Prime Minister has been clear that she wishes to minimise disruption to businesses and individuals as the UK leaves the EU. That is why a Repeal Bill is being introduced. This bill will transfer EU laws, including the case law of eth European Court of Justice, into UK law at the point of eth UK's departure from the EU. This will make sure that the UK has a functioning statute book when it leaves the EU.
Workers' rights, consumer protection and environmental laws will not change and business will benefit from this certainty. Parliament will, of course, be free to keep, amend, and repeal laws as it sees fit after this date. There may also be some laws which no longer operate as intended and the bill will provide the power for corrections to be made so that the UK legal system can continue to operate.
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