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UK Brexit Bill to make it easier to repeal, amend law copied from EU

New legislation would facilitate changes to ensure the regulations better suit Britain, says Boris Johnson's govt.

The Electoral Commission is investigating whether Johnson took an undeclared loan from a political donor to cover the costs
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Monday announce a 'Brexit Freedoms Bill' to make it easier to remove or amend European Union regulations that were copied into the country's law before it left the bloc.

To avoid uncertainty and confusion as Britain extricated itself from the EU after 40 years, the government automatically allowed thousands of EU laws and regulations to apply in Britain after Brexit.

Under current rules, reforming and repealing the EU law would take several years, the government said on Monday. It said the new legislation would facilitate changes to ensure the regulations better suit Britain.

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First Published: Jan 31 2022 | 8:42 AM IST

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