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Civil Proceedings

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL607, tabled on 21 January 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that the law currently in place to resolve cross border disputes in family law matters and the resolution of cross border disputes between customers in the UK and suppliers in other EU countries remains in place after the UK leaves the EU.

Answered on

4 February 2020

Existing EU instruments in the area of civil judicial cooperation (including cross-border disputes in family and consumer matters) will continue to have effect between the UK and EU member states during the Implementation Period. The position after 11pm on 31 December 2020 will depend on the outcome of negotiations undertaken with the EU during the Implementation Period.