MJIEL Vol 16 Issue 2 2019 - Article 1
Introduction to the Special Symposium – UK-India post-Brexit: Trade and Power Democracy
Leïla Choukroune and Amitendu Palit
ABSTRACT: On Tuesday, 24 September 2019, in an unprecedented decision with major legal repercussions for British and comparative constitutional law, the UK Supreme Court ruled that the prorogation of the parliament, by Prime Minister Boris Johnson ahead of the Brexit, was unlawful.1 Reading the judgement live, the Supreme Court President, Lady Hale, said:
… the decision to advise Her Majesty to prorogue Parliament was unlawful because it had the effect of frustrating or preventing the ability of Parliament to carry out its constitutional functions without reasonable justification.

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