Existing EU law to be retained via Brexit repeal bill

EU environmental rules will be enshrined into UK legislation, the government has confirmed, but parliament’s role in deciding what to do afterwards is unclear

The Court of Justice of the EU will have no more jurisdiction in the UK after Brexit. Photograph: 123RFExisting EU environmental law will be retained as part of the Brexit process, the prime minister has confirmed, but could be repealed in the future by secondary legislation.

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