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UK's post-Brexit Internal Market Bill acknowledges 'inconsistency' with international law

LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Britain’s Internal Market Bill, which has sparked a new row with the European Union, explicitly says that certain provisions will have effect even though there is inconsistency with international law, according to a copy seen by Reuters.

“Certain provisions to have effect notwithstanding inconsistency or incompatibility with international or other domestic law,” the bill says.

The bill, if approved, would give ministers the power to disapply parts of the Northern Ireland protocol of the Withdrawal Agreement by modifying export declarations and other exit procedures.

The bill will be subject to debate and approval by both chambers of parliament before it becomes law. (Reporting by London bureau; writing by William James; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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