Web-Companion "Essential EU Law in Charts" 4th ed 2018

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Update | p. 067

Page: 067 Chart Number: 2/28 Chart Title: Withdrawal procedure

The box in the 4th row on the left hand side must read:


Member State wishing to withdraw notifies the European Council of its intention (can be withdrawn unilaterally; Wightman (2018)).

E.g. notification of the UK on 29 March 2017


The box in the 4th row on the right hand side must read:


Negotiation of the withdrawal agreement in accordance with Art. 218(3) TFEU:

  • Arrangements for withdrawal,
  • Taking account of the framework for the future relationship withdrawing State – Union; see Chart 2/30.


The box in the 7th row at the bottom on the right hand side entitled “Withdrawal with a withdrawal agreement” must read:

Withdrawal with a withdrawal agreement

The Union Treaties cease to apply to the State in question from the date of entry into force of the withdrawal agreement, in accordance with this agreement; see Chart 2/29.

E.g. the UK on 31 January 2020

Published: 28 February 2020