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by Oui on Sat Oct 19th, 2019 at 11:04:56 PM EST
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(1) DALE VINCEOBE; (2)JOLYON MAUGHAM QC; and (3)JOANNA CHERRYQC MP v HRM BOJO, 7 Oct

JOLYON MAUGHAM (APPELLANT) for SUSPENSION AND INTERDICT, 18 Oct

[2] The interim orders sought by the petitioner were in the following terms: "(i)to suspend ad interim the purported agreement which is said by the United Kingdom government to have been concluded between it and the European Union and the United Kingdom government, on the basis that this agreement provides for Northern Ireland to form part of a separate customs territory to Great Britain; and

(ii)for interdict ad interim against Ministers of the Crown in right of the United Kingdom including the Prime Minster (and anybody acting on their behalf or at their request) from entering into arrangements under which Northern Ireland is to form part of a separate customs territory to Great Britain".
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[26] For all these reasons, I conclude that the petitioner's applications for interim orders are misconceived and unjustified.  They have no or at best a weak prima facie case. The balance of convenience comes down firmly on the side of refusing to make the orders. I shall accordingly refuse the petitioner's motion insofar as it seeks interim orders.

[27] I shall order intimation and service of the petition and appoint answers to be lodged within 7 days.

Do y'all understand what's happening here? Maugham, Cherry et al. seek to enjoin entirely HoC approval of the Withdrawal Agreement as if the WA itself were illegal. O'Neil representing DUP; Moynihan QC representing IE;

Court is not poised to grant interdict, recognizing

The agreement would have been declared void and there would be nothing that could lawfully be laid before Parliament. The remedies soughtwould amount to a manifest interference with the proper processes and procedures of Parliament and would prevent legitimate debate in Parliament about the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement.
Besides MPs throwing "all Ireland" under the bus, because they cannot be shifted to depose HRM BoJo unless EU grants another extension (ending when hell freezes)

(1) Cherry (counsel) returns Mon, 21 Oct to amend pleading, answer Ct questions; and
(2) Cherry move in HoC for Bercow signature on the SCHEDULE FORM LETTER grasps at at a straw.

Despicable.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Oct 20th, 2019 at 05:40:20 AM EST
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