Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Act 2019


Amendment of section 42 of Act of 1997

21. Section 42(1) of the Act of 1997 is amended by the substitution of the following definition for the definition of “relevant State”:

“ ‘relevant State’ means—

(i) a Member State of the European Union, or

(ii) not being such a Member State, an EEA State which is a territory with the government of which arrangements having the force of law by virtue of section 826(1) have been made,

and, in addition to what is specified in paragraphs (i) and (ii), shall be deemed to include the United Kingdom.”.