Minister for Justice responds to questions on civil justice cooperation

25 January 2017

The EU Justice Sub-Committee takes evidence from the Rt Hon Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, Minister of State for Justice.


Tuesday 31 January in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 10.45am

  • The Rt Hon Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, Minister of State for Justice

Topics for discussion

  • How will the UK maintain civil justice cooperation post Brexit without the oversight of the Court of Justice of the EU
  • How important are the Brussels I Regulation (recast); the Brussels IIa Regulation; and the Maintenance Regulation?
  • Which aspects of the three Regulations will the Government be keen to maintain post-Brexit?
  • Will the common law rules be an adequate replacement?
  • Does the Government wish to see the rules contained in the three Regulations incorporated via the promised Great Repeal Bill?

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