Policy & Resources Committee- P.2017/11
Amendment 1 - Acknowledging the Triggering of Article 50 - Dep. R. G. Prow & Dep. M. M. Lowe [184kb]
Amendment 2 - Acknowledging the Triggering of Article 50 - Dep. P. J. Roffey & Dep. B. L. Brehaut [184kb]
The States are asked to decide:-
Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter under the above title dated 14th February 2017, they are of the opinion:-
i. To note that Her Majesty's Government intends to issue a notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union;
ii. To note and recognise the subsequent impact this and the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union will have on the Bailiwick's domestic legislation and on the legislative and other measures that ought to be taken in consequence of the issue of the notice and withdrawal;
iii.T o direct that a Policy Letter be prepared and submitted to the States together with suitable Propositions recommending:
a) the repeal and/or amendment of the European Communities (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 1973 and any other enactments identified in the Policy Letter;
b) the enactment of legislation necessary to preserve those EU measures which are applicable in the Bailiwick by virtue of Protocol 3 and which it is appropriate to preserve as part of the Bailiwick's domestic legislation following withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, and;
c) the enactment of any other legislation or the taking of any measures which it may be appropriate, necessary or prudent for the States to enact or take.
The above Proposition has been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.