Brexit legal challenge to be heard next month

By Alan Erwin

A landmark legal bid to stop the UK’s planned departure from the European Union will be heard at the High Court in Belfast next month, a judge confirmed on Friday.

Mr Justice Maguire said he was setting aside two days for the legal challenges to Brexit.He is to focus on all issues and implications specific to Northern Ireland – including claims that leaving the EU will inflict damage on the peace process.The judge said: “We have to be clear on the plan of achieving completion of this litigation in a relatively short period of time.”Separate proceedings have been issued by the father of a loyalist paramilitary murder victim and a cross-party group of MLAs.

Source: Brexit legal challenge to be heard next month | UTV – ITV News

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