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Parliamentary Sovereignty before and beyond Brexit

  • Alexander Orakhelashvili EMAIL logo
From the journal ICL Journal


This article assesses the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty against the background that, at the time of UK’s withdrawal from the EU, UK parliament proclaimed it to be preserved despite the continuing domestic legal effect accorded, under 2018 and 2020 Acts, to pertinent EU law provisions in the UK legal system. The relevant evidence is analysed to show whether that position is one to which English law subscribes.

Corresponding author: Alexander Orakhelashvili, Department of Law, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, E-mail:

Published Online: 2021-11-09
Published in Print: 2021-12-20

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