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The United Kingdom's decision to leave the EU - Brexit

On 29 March 2017, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland began the process of leaving the European Union, which is to be completed by 29 March 2019.

The negotiation on the future relationship between the EU and the UK can only begin after the withdrawal.

Following the exit of the United Kingdom from the EU, the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union ('Withdrawal Agreement') is to take effect and the period in which the United Kingdom and the Union are to negotiate a future relationship is set to begin. This period, known as the 'transition period', is to end on 1 January 2021.

If the Withdrawal Agreement is not adopted, the 21-month transition period will not take effect, which means that on 30 March 2019 EU legislation will cease to apply in the United Kingdom. This would mean that the United Kingdom would be leaving the Union without an agreement (a situation known as the 'no-deal Brexit').

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