The bill is now moving on to the second phase of the parliamentary process – the so-called committee phase. It will be the subject of a thorough analysis over the next three days, with MEPs proposing amendments. This triggered Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union, which defines the procedure for the withdrawal of an EU member state, thus opening a two-year countdown to withdrawal. The bill described by The Independent as a government « incision » on Conservative rebels would have allowed MPs to review and amend each « line-by-line » agreement.  Conservative MP Steve Baker wrote to The Times stating that the new bill « gives any agreement that we have a good reputation with the EU in British law » and that it is compatible with the referendum result of « giving more control over how we are governed by the British Parliament. »  On January 22, 2020, the bill was passed by the House of Lords without further amendment. The next day she obtained royal approval.   On July 24, 2018, the government presented a white paper on the bill and how legislation works.  The bill was first introduced by the government at the second session stagnated on 21 October 2019 by the government, entitled « A Bill to Implement, and make other provision in connection with, the agreement between the United Kingdom and the EU under Art 50, paragraph 2 of the Treaty on European Union which sets the arrangements for the rekingdom from the EU ».  This bill was not discussed further after second reading in the House of Commons on October 22, 2019, and passed on November 6, when Parliament was dissolved in preparation for the 2019 general election.
Theresa May – Johnson`s predecessor in Downing Street – has repeatedly failed to pass her Brexit deal by MPs, leading to her resignation as prime minister. On 23 March 2018, EU and UK negotiators reached an agreement on the draft withdrawal agreement allowing the European Council (Article 50) to adopt guidelines for the framework for future eu-UK relations. We are looking at the main features of the second iteration of the Johnson Withdrawal Agreement Implementation Act, which is scheduled to come into force on January 31. The WAB agrees to withdraw Boris Johnson, which is a draft international treaty, into British law and gives the government permission to ratify it. Theresa May never made it to the House of Commons to present an EU withdrawal agreement because she did not get Parliament`s approval for her deal. After Boris Johnson negotiated a revised withdrawal agreement with the EU, a withdrawal agreement was first presented to Parliament on 21 October 2019. The law expired on 6 November with the dissolution of Parliament before the December 2019 parliamentary elections. The bill was reintroduced immediately after the general election and was the first bill introduced in the House of Commons in the first session of the 58th Parliament with amendments to the previous bill by the re-elected government and was read for the first time on December 19, just after the first reading of the Outlawries Bill and before the start of the debate on the Queen`s Speech. The second reading took place on 20 December and the third reading on 9 January 2020. She suggested that the government was « ready » to reject constructive negotiations with the EU if it could « not register in the arbitrarily short time » provided for by the bill. On November 13, 2017, Brexit Minister David Davis announced a new bill to enshrine the withdrawal agreement in national law through primary legislation. In further talks in the House of Commons, Davis said that if the UK decided not to pass the law on 29 March 2019, the UK would remain on track to leave the EU without a deal, having invoked Article 50 in March 2017, following the adoption of the Notification of Withdrawal Act 2017.
 As a general rule, the British Parliament does not pass legislation on matters within the competence of Parliament