The United Kingdom triggers Article 50. This means that negotiations on the UK`s withdrawal from the EU can begin. The EU and the UK have two years to reach an agreement. The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 at midnight (23:00 GMT). A transitional period is now in effect until 31 December 2020. During this period, all EU laws and regulations continue to apply in the UK. For businesses and the public, virtually nothing will change. This will give everyone more time to prepare for the new agreements that the EU and the UK intend to conclude after 31 December 2020. Coronavirus has had an impact on negotiations between the UK government and the EU. This has led some to consider the possibility of extending the Brexit transition period. The government has repeatedly said that it is not asking for an extension. In other words, if the government wished to accept an extension within the JC, it should first ensure that Section 15A was repealed in national law. That would mean that another act of Parliament would have to be passed first.
The European Union and the United Kingdom have reached a draft withdrawal agreement. The rules for citizens and businesses wishing to move, work or study in another country after the end of the transition period will depend to a large extent on the outcome of the ongoing negotiations on future relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom. If an agreement is not reached, the rules and rules must be applied to third countries outside the EU. Although the UK refused to extend the transition period, it said on Friday it would not be able to carry out full border checks after Brexit for goods entering the EU until July 2021. In this scenario, NEGOTIATORs from the UK and the EU are unable to agree on a trade agreement until 1 January 2021 and no transitional extensions have been agreed. Before the withdrawal, a withdrawal agreement was negotiated to ensure that the main political and economic relations between the EU and the UK were not separated overnight. The agreement has been in force since 1 February 2020, when the UK left the EU. It provides for a transition period until 31 December 2020, during which time EU legislation will continue to apply to the UK and the UK will continue to be part of the EU internal market and the EU customs union. During this transition period, the EU and the UK are negotiating their future relations. The political declaration on future relations, adopted by both sides, accompanies the withdrawal agreement and sets the framework for the negotiations. The new relationship will not be highlighted until the end of the transition period, when negotiations are completed.
The new agreements will enter into force after the transition period that ends on December 31, 2020. EU countries must first approve these new agreements. If Britain and the EU fail to reach an agreement, there will be a “non-deal” of Brexit. This will be done at the end of the transition period. Since March, the EU and the UK have continued regular negotiations despite the difficulties associated with the COVID 19 pandemic. The EU is conducting its negotiations on the basis of the mutually agreed political declaration. However, significant differences have not yet been resolved in some areas. These differences include fair competition, horizontal management of each agreement and fisheries. EU and UK negotiators Michel Barnier and David Frost and their teams have recently stepped up their negotiations.