Title IV includes the provisions for the creation of a free trade area for trade in goods. The text proposes to exclude reciprocal trade in tariffs (zero tariffs) and import quotas for products. There are details on cooperation and customs procedures. In some areas, such as product-specific rules of origin and simplified customs procedures, details are limited. The text does not propose mutual recognition of the evaluation of product compliance or recognition of the equivalence of health and plant health standards. The third part of the draft treaty on law enforcement and judicial cooperation is consistent with the position set out in the EU negotiating mandate, which provides some additional details on the processes. It would provide access to fingerprint and DNA exchange mechanisms; PNR data exchange The exchange of operational information and information cooperation with Europol and Eurojust; Transfer (delivery); Legal aid Exchange of criminal records; Coordinating measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. It also sets out the data protection and human rights requirements that would under the basis of the agreement and provides for the suspension of the agreement in the event of non-compliance with the agreement. This implies that the United Kingdom continues to adhere to the European Convention on Human Rights and continues to apply the convention in national law. “Given the short time that remains, what I said in London in July remains true, today it seems unlikely that an agreement between the UK and the EU will be reached. 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. 6.General implementation of the EEA-EFTA and Swiss related agreements We are aiming for the type of agreement that the EU has already reached with Canada and other friendly countries in recent years.
Our proposal builds on previous EU agreements, such as the Comprehensive Economic Agreement, the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and the EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement. And it is in line with the political declaration agreed last October, in which both sides set the goal of concluding a free trade agreement “zero tariffs, zero tariffs”. Part 4 of the draft text deals with the UK`s participation in EU programmes and good financial management. It covers the financial conditions of the UK`s participation in EU programmes, which would include a combined amount of registration fees and an operational contribution. EU institutions have the right to audit and audit individuals and entities in the UK that receive EU funding. Programmes in which the United Kingdom participates would be identified in a currently empty protocol. The “Future Relations with the EU” document contains a number of proposals for our negotiations with the EU. Draft legislation forms the legal articulation of this approach and forms the basis of discussions with the EU. On Sunday evening, several EU diplomats told the BBC that the two sides were close to resolving their differences over the EU`s access to British fishing waters.