Law Pod UK latest episode: Navigating the Reservoir of Retained EU Law

15 May 2023 by

On May the 10th the government announced that a fundamental change to the Retained EU Law Bill. As you will hear from Episode 184, I discuss with Sam Willis of the Public Law Project the so called sunsetting clauses in the bill which would have repealed all EU legislation at the end of the year, with the exception of any EU law that ministers decided to keep. Since this episode was recorded, business Secretary Kimi Badenoch has said that the the government is to publish a list of the retained laws that will be scrapped by the end of 2023. Instead of thousands of unspecified EU laws expiring by the end of the year, a mere 600 out of the 5000 odd pieces of legislation from the EU era will be repealed. So please bear this in mind when listening to our discussion.

Here are the full citations for the cases referred to in the episode:

Walker v Innospec Ltd [2017] UKSC 47, [2017] 4 All ER 1004
Horton v Sadler [2006] UKHL 27, [2007] 1 AC 307, [29] (Lord Bingham), cited as continuing to be applicable in Peninsula Securities Ltd v Dunnes Stores Ltd (Bangor) Ltd [2020] UKSC 36, [2020] 3 WLR 521, [49] (Lord Wilson JSC) (both applying Practice Statement (Judicial Precedent) [1966] 1 WLR 1234)
Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 983, [2017] 4 All ER 291

Tunein Inc v Warner Music UK Ltd & Anor [2021] EWCA Civ 441 (26 March 2021)

And here are the following pensions cases that are relevant to this issue:

Case C-17/17 Hampshire v Board of the Pension Protection Fund [2019] ICR 327
Case C-168/18 Pensions-Sicherungs-Verein VVaG v G√ľnther Bauer [2020] 2 CMLR 26
And see Hansard for the fourth sitting of the Public Bill Committee on the 22 November 2022, at pages 168-169, for the Minister’s following comments:

“the Department for Work and Pensions does not intend to implement the Bauer judgment through the benefits system, as it is a European Court judgment that does not fully align to the UK private pension protection scheme”

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