Blog: Pro-UK party in N Ireland files legal bid to scrap Brexit protocol – The News International

LONDON: Northern Ireland’s leading pro-UK party said on Sunday it was seeking a judicial review of a Brexit protocol agreed by London and Brussels that has disrupted trade and triggered some food shortages in the restive province.

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said it wanted courts to declare the Northern Ireland Protocol incompatible with the 1800 Act of Union which merged the kingdoms of Britain and Ireland, and with the 1998 Good Friday Belfast Agreement, which ended three decades of political unrest in the territory.

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