No-deal Brexit legal challenge dismissed by Belfast judge

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A judge on the High Court in Belfast has dismissed a legal challenge towards a no-deal Brexit.

Cases have been introduced by the victims’ campaigner Raymond McCord and two others.

The court docket heard arguments {that a} no-deal would have a detrimental impact on the peace course of and endanger the Good Friday Agreement.

But the judge mentioned the principle facets of the case have been “inherently and unmistakeably political”.

Lord Justice Bernard McCloskey added that the courts needed to “respect certain boundaries”.

In his written judgement, he added: “Within the world of politics the well-recognised phenomena of claim and counterclaim, assertion and counter-assertion, allegation and denial, blow and counter-blow, alteration and modification of government policy, public statements, unpublished deliberations, posturing, strategy and tactics are the very essence of what is both countenanced and permitted in a democratic society.”

He additionally excluded a challenge towards the suspension of Parliament as a result of the problem shaped the “centrepiece” of proceedings in England and Scotland.

An enchantment listening to is prone to be held on Friday,

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