Brexit Bill Becomes Law, Allowing UK To Leave The EU


A bill enacting Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has become law after months of debate, the speaker of parliament announced on Tuesday to cheers from Conservative Party lawmakers.

Speaker John Bercow said the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, which repeals the 1972 European Communities Act through which Britain became a member, had received royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II.

British lawmakers now have until March 29, 2019 at 11pm to complete the two-year Article 50 withdrawal process that began in July 2017.

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