British triggering of Article 16 could ‘ironically’ end up before European Court of Justice
The director of Brexit readiness at the Department of Foreign Affairs has said that the triggering of Article 16 would be the beginning of lengthy arbitration process
If the British government trigger Article 16 to withdraw from the Northern Ireland protocol, the dispute could “ironically” end up before the European Court of Justice, senior officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs told Oireachtas members last week.
It comes as the European Commission and the British government have begun intensive negotiations over sweeping changes to the protocol proposed by both sides last week, with the British wanting to remove the jurisdiction of...
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