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​Brexit: the opinion of the UK Supreme Court (uk)

In the civilized world the discussion caused by the UK Supreme Court’s decision on the possible UK output from the EU does not abate. A prerequisite for the trial was, as we know, national referendum “Brexit” ( “Britain’s exit”), held June 23, 2016 in which 51.89% voted in favor of the termination of Britain’s membership of the European Union. Nevertheless, the Court of England and Wales actually blocked the adoption of a decision by the people on the ground that the UK government can not start the procedure of exit from the EU without the approval of Parliament. The government itself initiated in time to hold a referendum under pressure from the ultra-right Independence Party, appealed to a higher authority – the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, referred to as the lawyers of this country, “the highest court in the land.”