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How should IoM face EU law?

Parliamentary advisor addresses Brexit concerns

How is European law going to affect the Isle of Man once Protocol 3 has been re-evaluated?

That was the question addressed on Sunday Opinion today with international parliamentary adviser and former clerk of Tynwald, Professor St John Bates.

He was on the programme to discuss early Brexit concerns facing countries with UK connections - like the crown dependencies – over the next two years.

One of the main issues facing jurisdictions is the application of EU law - some directives and regulations are already transposed into domestic legislation.

Professor Bates says it begs the question; how far do we go in looking to maintain transferable standards and checks across the board in terms of trade?

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