Written by Issam Hallak (1st edition).
Both the Withdrawal Agreement (WA) and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the EU and the UK allow a party to adopt measures in order to induce the other party to comply with a ruling delivered by an arbitral tribunal. Both agreements also allow the implementation of measures without having first to resort to the relevant dispute settlement mechanism, and the TCA provides for compensatory measures if a party has been found to have applied remedial measures that are inconsistent with the applicable provisions. The proposed legislation empowers the Commission to act by means of implementing acts for implementation and enforcement of the two agreements.
- July 2022: Rules for exercising the Union’s rights in implementing and enforcing EU UK agreements (1st edition)
|Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules for the exercise of the Union’s rights in the implementation and enforcement of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom, of the other part.|
|Committees responsible:||Foreign Affairs (AFET); International Trade (INTA); Constitutional Affairs (AFCO)||COM(2022) 89|
|Rapporteurs:||Danuta Maria Hübner (EPP, Poland); Seán Kelly (EPP, Ireland); Andreas Schieder (S&D, Austria)||2022/0068(COD)|
|Shadow rapporteurs:||David McAllister (EPP, Germany); Pedro Silva Pereira (S&D, Portugal); Charles Goerens (Renew, Luxembourg); Nathalie Loiseau (Renew, France); Francois Alfonsi (Greens, France); Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield (Greens, France); Anna Fotyga (ECR, Poland); Helmut Scholz (The Left, Germany); Idoia Villanueva-Ruiz (The Left, Spain)||Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly ‘co-decision’)|
|Next steps expected: Publication of draft report|