Brexit: UK can unilaterally revoke article 50, says ECJ

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Britain can stop Brexit process without approval of member states, court of justice says

  • Soverin Carrell
  • The Guardian

The UK can unilaterally stop the Brexit process, the European court of justice has said in a ruling that will boost demands for a second EU referendum.

The court concluded that any EU member state can revoke an article 50 process without needing approval from every other member state, but only before its withdrawal comes into force.

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