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has video coverage of Mike Russell, the Scottish Brexit Minister, introducing the Bill.
- 14.11 He lays out the basics of how legal competency is decided. He also confirms that he considers it is with legal competency of the Parliament.
- 14.15 Any Bill has to be compatible with EU Law. Presiding Officer has said that this Bill is not so compatible. LA explains why he considers this to be wrong and why the Bill is compatible with EU Law.
- 14.19 This Bill is modelled on UKGov Bill. If this Bill is not compatible, then neither is the Westminster Bill.
- 14.20 Nothing in this Bill comes into effect until we leave the EU. For this reason it is compatible and it is for this reason that the Welsh Presiding Officer has decided that it is compatible with EU and therefore that it falls within the legal competency of the Welsh Assembly
Questions from MSPs:
- 14.22 to end.