2 Mar 2023
Members are requested to provide their initial thoughts on how trade could be affected by the proposed framework.
The proposals are up for feedback at the moment but legislation has been agreed between GB and EU and published. Secondary legislation may well be required by GB but this is in place at the moment Draft_Decision_of_the_Withdrawal_Agreement_Joint_Committee_on_laying_down_arrangements_relating_to_the_Windsor_Framework.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)
It is proposed that any changes to the agrifood sector will be implemented from October 2023 and any Customs Arrangements will be implemented from October 2024.
The majority of the arrangements at the moment appear to be centred around GB – NI trade (rather than EU / ROI) and simplication of the current process. There are three main strands that are part of the simplification process:
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