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Northern Irish 'no-deal' Brexit challenge dismissed in court

Credit: Reuters- Published on September 13, 2019
Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord, saying the issue was political and not for the courts.
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Published on September 12, 2019 -  00:35
Applicants react to Brexit legal challenge dismissal
Raymond McCord and solicitor Ciaran O’Hare react to the news that a legal challenge to Brexit on the grounds it would damage the Northern Ireland peace agreements has been dismissed. Lord Justice Bernard McCloskey, delivering his ruling at Belfast High Court, said the issues raised by three joined cases touched on political matters that the courts should not intervene on.

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