If the withdrawal agreement is approved, an EU law (withdrawal agreement) will be introduced to implement the withdrawal agreement in UK law. In addition to the library`s briefing paper, the manual for judicious voting, this document contains an updated report on national constitutional requirements for ratification of the withdrawal agreement. The arbitration panel, in agreement with the parties, may decide not to hold a hearing. The British Parliament approved the draft agreement by adopting on 23 January 2020 the implementing laws (the 2020 Withdrawal Agreement Act) of the European Union (withdrawal agreement). Following the signing of the agreement, the UK Government adopted and tabled the UK`s ratification instrument on 29 January 2020.  The agreement was ratified by the Council of the European Union on 30 January 2020, after approval by the European Parliament on 29 January 2020. The UK`s withdrawal from the EU came into force on 31 January 2020 at 11 .m GMT, when the withdrawal agreement came into force in accordance with Article 185. The declaration on the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom, also known as the Political Declaration, is a non-binding declaration, negotiated and signed at the same time as the mandatory and broader withdrawal agreement on the uk`s withdrawal from the European Union (EU), known as Brexit, and the planned end of the transition period. If it is not possible to reach agreement on the inclusion of the newly adopted act in the relevant annex of this protocol, consider any other possibility of maintaining the proper functioning of this protocol and taking all necessary decisions to do so. 1. Without prejudice to Article 127, paragraph 2, the United Kingdom is bound, during the transitional period, by the obligations arising from the international agreements concluded by the Union, of the Member States acting on its behalf or of the Union and its Member States acting jointly in accordance with Article 2, point a) iv) of Article 2, point iv) (-1), exchange of letters of 18 January and 14. Regulation (CEE) No. 1408/71 of the Council of 19 March 1977 relating to Article 36, paragraph 3, regulation (CEE) 1408/71 (agreement on reimbursement or waiver of reimbursement of material costs covered by Title III, Chapter 1, Regulation (EEC) No.
1408/71), as amended by the exchange of letters of May 4 and July 23, 1982 (agreement on reimbursement of costs incurred under Article 22, paragraph 1, point a), Regulation (EEC) 1408/71) The EU and the United Kingdom have reached an agreement on the withdrawal agreement with a revised protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland (elimination of the „backstop”) and a revised political declaration.