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


Amendment of section 766 of Act of 1997

52. Section 766 of the Act of 1997 is amended by the substitution of the following definition for the definition of “relevant Member State” in subsection (1)(a):

“ ‘relevant Member State’ means—

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

(ii) not being such a Member State, a state which is a contracting party to the EEA Agreement,

and, in addition to what is specified in subparagraphs (i) and (ii), shall be deemed to include the United Kingdom but, for the purposes of the definition of ‘Member State’ in section 769G(1), the portion of this definition that extends to the United Kingdom shall not apply;”.